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Regional Meetings

2010-11-19 09:59:11

Fifth Regional Meeting on TB/HIV Collaborative Activities (San José, Costa Rica, 6-7 November 2008)

Fourth Regional Meeting on TB and TB/HIV in Prisons (San José, Costa Rica, 4-5 November 2008)

RIMSA 15: Inter-American Meeting at Ministerial Level on Health and Agriculture (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 11–12 June 2008)

VII Interagency Meeting on Stop TB in the Americas (Lima, Peru, 4–5 December 2007)

RIMSA 14: Index of Documents

An Integrated Approach to Controlling Tuberculosis in Indigenous Populations (Cochabamba, Bolivia, 23-24 October 2007)

Situation Analysis of National Programs to Prevent Brucellosis and Tuberculosis by M. bovis: Inter-Agency Meeting (Mexico City, Mexico, 28 September 2007)

Regional Meeting of Heads of National Tuberculosis Control Programs (Rio de Janeiro, 12–14 September 2006)

Ist Meeting on the Practical Approach to Lung Health (PAL) Strategy (San José, Costa Rica, 4–6 December 2006)

Workshop to Develop an Implementation Methodology for the Public-Private Mix for Tuberculosis Control (PPM) (Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, 1–2 June 2006)

Strategic Planning Workshop for Tuberculosis Control (Santa Cruz, Bolivia, 28–30 May 2006)

IIIrd Regional Workshop on TB Control in Prisons (San Salvador, El Salvador, 27–28 April 2006)

IIIrd Regional Meeting on TB/HIV Interprogrammatic Collaboration Activities (San Salvador, El Salvador, 24–26 April 2006)

Final Report: Regional Interprogrammatic Meeting on TB/HIV (Mexico City, 9–10 September 2004)

Workshop on Planning Communication for Tuberculosis Control in the Americas: Summary Report : Informe resumido (Cochabamba, Bolivia, 6–7 October 2005; prepared by Silvio Waisbord, Academy for Educational Development / AED)

CD46/14-Report of RIMSA14

CD46/18-Regional Strategy for the Control of Tuberculosis for 2005-2015

Workshop on Communication and Tuberculosis in the Americas (Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, 31 May – 2 June 2005)

TB Strategies to Meet the Millennium Development Goals: Regional Meeting of Heads of National TB Programs (NTPs) (Mexico City, 7–9 September 2004)

RIMSA14/5-Report on the 10th Meeting of the Hemispheric Committee for the Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (COHEFA10)

RIMSA14/7-Report on the 4th Meeting of the Pan American Commission for Food Safety (COPAIA 4)

RIMSA14/25-Central American Regional Cooperation in Health and Agriculture—Catalytic Role of the Specialized Regional Agencies



Workshop: Capacity-Building for Tuberculosis Control, with Specific Focus on TB/HIV Control

Meeting of Supranational TB Reference Laboratories in the Americas (Santiago, Chile, 6-7 December 2004)

IInd International Workshop on TB Control in Prisons (Lima, Peru, 18–20 August 2004)

Regional Meeting to Analyze Access to Antitubercular Treatment in Indigenous Populations (Panama City, 13–15 October 2004)

Teaching Tuberculosis in Schools of Health: Report of an Expert Consultation (Cartagena, Colombia, 6–8 October 2004)

Regional Interprogrammatic Meeting on TB/HIV (Mexico City, 9–10 September 2004)

Regional Meeting of the Tuberculosis Laboratory Network (Mexico City, 6–8 September 2004)

Final Report of the International Workshop on Tuberculosis Control in Prisons (San Pedro Sula, Honduras, 11–13 August, 2003)

RIMSA13/4 - Proposed Action Plan for the Pan American Foot-and-Mouth Disease Center (PANAFTOSA), 2004-2005

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Zoonoses / Animal Health

2010-05-04 14:40:46

zoonoses / animal healthMission of the PAHO Regional Program: Support PAHO Member States in the surveillance, prevention, control, and eradication of zoonotic diseases (i.e. diseases transmitted by animals) and animal attacks.

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Veterinary Public Health

2009-04-08 17:39:30

dog and ownerThe PAHO Veterinary Public Health Project, part of the Health Surveillance and Disease Prevention and Control Area, encompasses the following teams:

  • Zoonoses / Animal Health (ZNS, including zoonotic diseases, or diseases transmitted by animals, and epizootics, or epidemics among animals): see their website at
  • Food Safety (FOS, including not only measures to ensure it but also food-borne diseases / FBDs and outbreaks of the same): see their website at

Operations for both teams have been decentralized to the PAHO Regional Center PANAFTOSA, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read more for mission and areas of work.

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