About the Disease Prevention and Control in Jamaica, September 2010 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Everton Kidd   
Monday, 17 August 2009 13:34

PAHO’s mission with regard to disease surveillance and management is to promote, coordinate and implement technical cooperation activities that are technically sound and appropriate for the culture and society directed to the prevention, control and elimination of chronic and non communicable diseases and zoonoses.

Specifically, PAHO’s work in this area is geared towards:



With  regard to non communicable diseases which now account for a higher rate of disease morbidity and mortality in the Region of the Americs, PAHO supports countries in the following areas:


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