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PAHO to Honor Tobacco Control Initiatives in the Americas

Washington, D.C., 20 May 2011 (PAHO) — Three tobacco control alliances—from Chile, Peru and around the world—will be honored by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) as part of this year’s World No Tobacco Day campaign.

Haiti Presents Plan to Vaccinate 90 Percent of Children Under 1

Country needs over $100 million financing over five years to carry out comprehensive vaccination plan
Washington, DC, May 13th, 2011 (PAHO/WHO)
-- Haiti has finalized a plan to ensure immunization against the country’s most prevalent childhood diseases for at least 90 percent of children under 1 by 2015.

PAHO Countries Join Global Effort to Stop Road Deaths and Injuries

U.N.–declared “Decade of Action for Road Safety” seeks to save millions of lives worldwide Washington, DC, 10 May 2011 (PAHO/WHO) — Countries throughout the Americas are signing on to a worldwide effort to save lives and reduce injuries from traffic incidents, as they launch the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011–2020 this week.
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