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‘No child should die from a preventable cause,’ says PAHO/WHO on Universal Children’s Day

Boy and girl

Despite impressive progress in child survival in the Americas over the past quarter-century, vulnerable children—especially those from indigenous, rural and low-income families—remain more likely to die before age 5 than other children.

Mise à jour le Mercredi, 19 Novembre 2014 15:03
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PAHO, OAS and IDB explore joint action on outbreak response in the Americas

Los titulares de la OEA, José Miguel Insulza; de la OPS, Carissa F. Etienne; y del BID, Luis Alberto Moreno

The Director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, met this week with Secretary-General of the OAS José Miguel Insulza and President of the Inter-American Development Bank Luis Alberto Moreno to explore joint action to strengthen the capacity of countries in the Americas to respond to disease outbreaks and epidemics.

Mise à jour le Mardi, 18 Novembre 2014 11:47
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PAHO/WHO honors 2014 ‘Malaria Champions of the Americas’

malaria 150

On the 8th annual Malaria Day in the Americas, Nov. 6, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is honoring three projects - from the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Honduras - for their achievements in preventing and controlling malaria and advancing toward its elimination.

Mise à jour le Vendredi, 14 Novembre 2014 12:02
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La OPS/OMS insta a fijarse metas para tener una vida saludable y prevenir o controlar la diabetes

+ Vida Saludable - Diabetes

En el marco del Día Mundial de la Diabetes, este 14 de noviembre, la Organización Panamericana de la Salud/ Organización Mundial de la Salud (OPS/OMS) insta a fijarse metas para tener una vida saludable y prevenir o controlar así la diabetes.

Mise à jour le Mercredi, 12 Novembre 2014 17:13
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PAHO/WHO supports Uruguay in defending tobacco control policies against tobacco industry challenge

ashtray with cigarrets

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is supporting the Government of Uruguay as it defends its tobacco control policies against claims brought by the Philip Morris tobacco company.

Mise à jour le Mercredi, 05 Novembre 2014 11:42
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