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PAHO Marks 109th Anniversary

2011-12-02 11:57:42

December 2, 2011, marks the 109th anniversary of the founding of what is today known as the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). In the 109 years since, the Region of the Americas has led the world in eliminating such major diseases as smallpox, polio, measles, rubella and congenital rubella syndrome. Life expectancy has expanded by nearly three decades—from 50 to 79—while infant and maternal mortality have improved dramatically.

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International Symposium Commemorates 30 Years Without Smallpox

2010-08-25 15:18:29

Dr. Roses at the SymposiumDr. Mirta Roses, Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is participating in an international symposium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, that is commemorating the 30th anniversary of the eradication of this disease, and discussing current and future challenges in the field of immunization.

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Biological Terrorism

2008-09-27 20:20:23

In this page you will find related items and sites, guidelines, publications, newsletters and periodicals, scientific articles and other informations about Biological terrorism.

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