High-Level meeting: Universal Health Day 12.12.2022
12 Dec 2022 - 12 Dec 2022

The Pan American Health Organization is organizing a series of regional and country level events to celebrate this day under the motto: “Forge the world we want: A healthy future for all.” The high-level meeting will seek to deepen the debate on guaranteeing a post pandemic social development agenda that includes and develops society’s and health system’s resilience…

Webinar: Strengthening the health sector’s capacity to address violence against migrant and refugee women and girls from Venezuela
7 Dec 2022 - 7 Dec 2022

On Wednesday, December 7, PAHO will host a regional virtual seminar  to present and discuss the activities to address violence against migrant and refugee women and girls in four countries of the Region (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Peru). The webinar will take place from 10:00 to 11:30 am (Washington DC time).

"Caring for patients with post COVID-19 condition"
1 Dec 2022 - 1 Dec 2022

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to invite you to join us in the “Caring for patients with post COVID-19 condition" on Thursday, 01 December 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (EST).

This event will take place entirely online and with free access. The session will have simultaneous translation options in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.…

Launch of Addressing Violence Against Women in Health Policies and Protocols in the Americas: Regional Status Report 2022
29 Nov 2022 - 29 Nov 2022

On Tuesday, 29 November, 2022, PAHO will host a webinar to launch the new report Addressing violence against women in health policies and protocols in the Americas. The event will be held at 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Washington DC time), via Zoom. Check below the details to participate.

Occupational health in the context of COVID-19 and beyond
23 Nov 2022 - 23 Nov 2022

Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to different hazards that put them at risk. Occupational hazards include exposure to SARS-CoV-2 and other pathogens, violence, harassment, stigma, discrimination, heavy workload, and prolonged use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

1st International Conference on Promotion of Physical Activity in Public Health
22 Nov 2022 - 23 Nov 2022

Participate in the “1st International Conference on Promotion of Physical Activity in Public Health” from 22 to 23 November 2022, from 7:00 to 11:00 am [EST] / 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (Brasília time), held by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Brazil, through the General…

Management of Severe Monkeypox in Brazil and Colombia
18 Nov 2022 - 18 Nov 2022

Between 6-10% of reported MPX cases will require hospital admission. Most common reasons for admission are pain management (usually related to proctitis or tonsillitis), inability to swallow, urine retention, encephalitis or complications including bacterial infection. Pregnant women, young children and immunosuppressed patients are reported as at higher risk of complications.

Latin American and Caribbean Meeting: Communities Empowered to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance
17 Nov 2022 - 18 Nov 2022

This dialogue involving civil society, non-governmental organizations, academics, international organizations, and governments seeks to capture, share, and learn from the experience of different communities in infection prevention and control and the appropriate use of antimicrobials and draw relevant lessons on how to better engage communities and enable their active participation in…

Webinar: Enabling the use of regulatory reliance in the Americas
17 Nov 2022 - 17 Nov 2022

Reliance is a critical efficiency for regulatory systems that can be used across various regulatory functions in pre- and post-market stages. It helps reduce workload so that resources can be prioritized elsewhere in all regulatory systems, regardless of their size and/or existing resources. The practice of regulatory reliance is encouraged by PAHO and PANDRH, following current guidelines1 and…

Webinar: HEARTS, an Integrative Clinical Tool
17 Nov 2022 - 17 Nov 2022

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), through the HEARTS in the Americas Initiative in collaboration with The Pan American Journal of Public Health, kindly invites you to attend the webinar on Thursday, November 17th, 2022.