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Maternal Health

Regional Meeting on the Health of Women and Children

2012-10-23 19:16:24

Government officials and international experts discuss challenges and progress in improving the health of women and children in Latin America and the Caribbean during the regional meeting to strengthen information and accountability for the health of women and children, an event that gathers for three days officials of the governments of Guatemala, Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Bolivia...

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Safe Motherhood Initiative Best Practices Are Advanced in Latin America

2012-08-07 10:51:24

Authorities from El Salvador's Ministry of Health (MINSAL), institutions associated with the Safe Motherhood Initiative (Pan American Health Organization - PAHO, the United Nations Fund for Children - UNICEF, the...

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Jamaica’s Minister of Health visits PAHO HQ in Washington DC

2012-07-20 23:30:07

Today during his visit to the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Headquarters, the Minister of Health of Jamaica, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, presented the main health priorities for Jamaica, which include a revamping of the primary health care system, the use of...

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WHO joins call for renewed focus on family planning

2012-07-12 15:51:23

WHO today committed to fast-track its assessment of new and existing quality contraceptives so more women in low- and middle-income countries can obtain and use a broader range of safe and effective contraceptive products.

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