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Uruguayan football star Diego Forlán leads PAHO/WHO campaign against tobacco



The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has launched an anti-tobacco campaign featuring Uruguayan football star Diego Forlán. It seeks to raise awareness among young people in the Americas of the harmful effects of tobacco and the deceptive nature of the tobacco industry’s marketing campaigns.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 July 2013 11:33
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Photographs from Chile, Ecuador, and Argentina, and videos from Brazil, Honduras, and the United States win PAHO/WHO contest



Photographs from Chile, Ecuador and Argentina, and videos from Brazil, Honduras, and the United States have won the ProPAN Photography and Video Competition, organized by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization...

Last Updated on Monday, 08 July 2013 09:48
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Countries of the Americas Can Procure More Affordable Diagnostic and Treatment Supplies for HIV/AIDS

The countries of the Americas can procure rapid diagnostic tests and HIV drugs at more affordable prices through the Strategic Fund of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). The Fund recently published its reference price schedule, which includes 25 antiretrovirals, as well as HIV diagnostic tests.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 June 2013 08:13
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PAHO Recommends Family Emergency Plan for Hurricane Season

As the hurricane and rainy seasons begin, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is recommending that the population and health services make adequate preparations to help reduce the impact of these natural events on people’s health and lives.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 June 2013 15:55
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“Malaria Champions of the Americas” contest receives nominations until July 5

PAHO/WHO’s “Malaria Champions of the Americas” contest will accept nominations until July 5. This year’s contest will highlight malaria initiatives that provide added value by integrating solutions to other health challenges as well.  

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 July 2013 07:26
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