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Rabies Cases Have Declined 95 Percent in the Americas Since 1980

2012-09-27 19:16:44

The number of human cases of rabies transmitted by dogs has declined some 95 percent in the Americas since 1980, thanks to prevention efforts carried out by countries with support from the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). These efforts include mass...

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Agriculture and Health Authorities Highlight the Importance of Coordinated Interaction between Agriculture, Health and Environment to Ensure Food and Nutritional Security

2012-07-27 14:17:27

Ministers of Health and Agriculture of the Americas expressed a growing need to maintain and strengthen coordination between Public and Animal Health...

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Agriculture Ministers of Health and Agriculture Discuss Plans for Sustainable Food Production and Food Safety

2012-07-26 20:38:36

Ministers of Health and Agriculture in the Americas are meeting today and tomorrow to discuss the challenges and opportunities to meet the growing demand for safe...

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Dr. Mirta Roses, Director of PAHO Participated in the Interagency Forum "Towards an Integrated Epidemiological Surveillance"

2012-07-26 08:46:13

In recent years, several important human outbreaks and epidemics have occurred worldwide. Many of these have originated from animal reservoirs.

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