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Guidelines on Situation Analysis for Public Health Pesticide Management

2010-01-20 15:14:31

Pesticide Management GuideThe objective of this document is to provide guidance in the performance of a situation analysis aimed at identifying the weaknesses, strengths and needs for strengthening a country's public health pesticide management practices.

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Chagas Disease (American Trypanosomiasis): Archives to end 2008

2010-01-15 16:44:26

Triatoma infestansThis index page offers the user a panoramic view of all PAHO materials on Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis) produced to the end of 2008, organized according to the following categories: surveillance, prevention and control, PAHO activities, Other PAHO Materials, and General Information/Links. It also contains a listing of featured items for all categories with the most important documents from each, and a side bar with links, frequently requested items, upcoming events, and/or new books. English | español

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Virtual Technical Meeting: Elimination of Neglected and Other Poverty-Related Diseases (June 2009)

2009-08-05 16:37:50

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This meeting and the materials prepared in conjunction with it fall within the framework of the topic “Elimination of Neglected Diseases and Other Infections Related to Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean,” which was presented and approved by the 144th Session of the Executive Committee, June of 2009, and will be presented in the next Directing Council of the Organization in September 2009.

Objective of the Meeting: To inform the technical counterparts of the Ministries of Health in greater detail regarding the proposal that has been presented to the Governing Bodies of PAHO, indicating rationality, indicator goals and terms.

Participants: The participation of representatives of the Ministries of Health is expected. On the part of PAHO, the technical group preparing the proposal will be present, as well as some of the regional advisers responsible for the subjects that are part of the draft proposal.

Date: 15-17 June 2009.

For the agenda, technical notes, and 10 presentations on the proposed resolution and the current situation of various neglected and poverty-related diseases, see below.

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Resolutions, Technical Guides, and Plans Related to the Elimination of Neglected Diseases

2009-08-04 10:35:51

NTD Resolutions, Plans, GuidesResolutions, Technical Guides, and Plans Related to the Elimination of Neglected Diseases and Other Infections Related to Poverty

This Excel spreadsheet provides a listing of links to the above-mentioned PAHO/WHO information resources on neglected and other poverty-related diseases in all four official PAHO languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese, French). It is divided into sections on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) as a group, Chagas disease, congenital syphilis, human rabies transmitted by dogs, leprosy, lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis), malaria, neonatal tetanus, onchocerciasis (river blindness), plague, schistosomiasis (snail fever), soil-transmitted helminths (STHs), and trachoma.

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