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2014 Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the PAHO Foundation today announced the winners of the 2014 Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health.

Mise à jour le Lundi, 29 Septembre 2014 20:36
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PAHO and The Carter Center congratulate Ecuador as second in the Americas to achieve elimination of onchocerciasis (river blindness)

Carina Vance

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and The Carter Center congratulated Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa and the people of Ecuador for their country becoming the second in the world to achieve elimination of onchocerciasis (river blindness), as verified by the World Health Organization (WHO). Minister of Health of Ecuador Carina Vance announced the development during the opening session of the 53rd PAHO Directing Council in Washington, D.C.

Mise à jour le Lundi, 29 Septembre 2014 20:31
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PAHO launches mobile app to measure cardiovascular risk

PAHO Cardiovascular Risk Calculator

On the occasion ofWorld Heart Day, celebrated each Sept. 29, the Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is launching a new app for mobile devices and computers that calculates people’s risk of cardiovascular disease and can help motivate them to take steps to lower that risk.

Mise à jour le Vendredi, 26 Septembre 2014 16:02
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Top health officials from throughout the Americas urge action to advance toward universal health coverage

53 Directing Council

High-level health officials from throughout the Americas today urged collective action by the region’s countries to expand affordable access to health care and to address other hemispheric health challenges, on the first day of the 53rd Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Mise à jour le Lundi, 29 Septembre 2014 14:04
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PANAFTOSA inaugura las instalaciones de alta seguridad para las actividades del laboratorio de referencia OIE/FAO para fiebre aftosa

laboratorio de referencia

El Centro Panamericano de Fiebre Aftosa (PANAFTOSA) inauguró las actividades de su laboratorio de referencia OIE/FAO en instalaciones de alta seguridad las cuales permiten la realización de trabajos de diagnóstico e investigación con virus  de fiebre aftosa infeccioso dentro de normas internacionales de bioseguridad. 

Mise à jour le Mardi, 23 Septembre 2014 08:19
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