PAHO's Response in the Region

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting communities all over the world. From its Washington, D.C., headquarters, 27 country offices, and three specialized centers in the region, PAHO/WHO is leading the efforts in the region to support the countries in preventing, detecting, and responding to the pandemic. In addition to monitoring the response, PAHO/WHO is also covering the procurement of supplies.

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Some of the ways PAHO/WHO is responding in the Region of the Americas:

17 Jul 2021
Port-au-Prince, 17th July 2021 --- Following the delivery of 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine donated by the United States through the COVAX mechanism, a first vaccination session was organized on Friday, July 16 by the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) at the Hospital Universitaire de Paix (HUP) in Port-au-Prince, where many health…
9 Jul 2021
The Bahamas The first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported on 15 March 2020. During the period 25 June-1July 2021, there were 311 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1 COVID-19 related death. Turks and Caicos Islands The first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported on 23 March 2020. During the period 25 June-1 July 2021, there was 1 newly…
22 Jun 2021
The Bahamas The first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported on 15 March 2020. During the period 11-17 June 2021, there were 193 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 4 COVID-19 related deaths. Turks and Caicos Islands The first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported on 23 March 2020. During the period 11-17 June 2021, there were 2 newly…
17 Jun 2021
The Bahamas The first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported on 15 March 2020. During the period 3- 10 June 2021, there were 157 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 5 COVID-19 related deaths.   Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) The first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported on 23 March 2020. During the period 3- 10 June 2021, there…
9 Jun 2021
On 30thJanuary 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) a public health emergency of international concern. As of 3rd June 2021, there were 171,503,612 cases and 3,693,119 deaths reported globally. The Region of the Americas accounted for 68,009,675 confirmed cases and 1,785,897 deaths. On 15th March 2020,…
7 Jun 2021
On 30thJanuary 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) a public health emergency of international concern. As of 27th May 2021, there were 168,247,070 cases and 3,500,517 deaths reported globally. The Region of the Americas accounted for 66,804,131 confirmed cases and 1,635,868 deaths. On 15th March 2020,…
27 May 2021
On 30thJanuary 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) a public health emergency of international concern. As of 20th May 2021, there were 164,728,589 cases and 3,417,239 deaths reported globally. The Region of the Americas accounted for 65,573,768 confirmed cases and 1,604,776 deaths. On 15th March 2020,…
18 May 2021
On 30thJanuary 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) a public health emergency of international concern. As of 13th May 2021, there were 160,270,310 cases and 3,330,639 deaths reported globally. The Region of the Americas accounted for 64,341,942 confirmed cases and 1,572,793 deaths. On 15th March 2020,…
11 May 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 11 May 2021 (PAHO/WHO) - Barbados today received 33,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global effort between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Gavi, UNICEF, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The…