Events https://www.paho.org/en en Launch of the Report on Tobacco Control for the Region of the Americas 2022 https://www.paho.org/en/events/launch-report-tobacco-control-region-americas-2022 <p>Join us on Monday, 15 August 2022, on the Launch of the Report on Tobacco Control for the Region of the Americas 2022. This will be an hybrid event, in person from Brasilia, Brasil, and simultaneously broadcast in Zoom.&nbsp;</p> 15 Aug 2022 Cayon Arantxa node/88047 Launch of the Understanding Stigma Course – Version 2.0 and Introduction of the Mental Health Stigma Reduction Campaign https://www.paho.org/en/events/launch-understanding-stigma-course-version-20-and-introduction-mental-health-stigma <p>On Thursday, 18 August, PAHO will host a virtual session to launch&nbsp;<strong>&nbsp;the Understanding Stigma Course&nbsp;version 2.0</strong>, and to introduce the<strong> Mental Health Stigma Reduction Campaign</strong></p> <p><strong>Launch of the Understanding Stigma Course Version 2.0</strong>.</p> 18 Aug 2022 - 18 Aug 2022 Natalia Toscano node/88050 Virtual Workshop: The response to human T-cell lymphotropic virus (HTLV) in the framework of Maternal and Child Health https://www.paho.org/en/events/virtual-workshop-response-human-t-cell-lymphotropic-virus-htlv-framework-maternal-and-child <p>Human T-cell lymphotropic virus (HTLV) infection affects vulnerable population groups including key population groups, people living in poverty in areas of very low HDI, and epidemiologically semi-closed population groups such as indigenous peoples. In this context, the scientific community and civil society emphasize that the time has come for a public health response to this disease, and the first step is to bring knowledge about HTLV and support an effort for the inclusion of the issue in the international health agenda.</p> 18 Aug 2022 Juan David Sanchez node/88130 WEBINAR: Access to medicines for smoking cessation: Inclusion of bupropion and varenicline on national EMLs https://www.paho.org/en/events/webinar-access-medicines-smoking-cessation-inclusion-bupropion-and-varenicline-national-emls <h3><span class="headline--blue-bg">How to participate</span></h3> <ul> <li><span><u><strong>WEBINAR</strong></u>:&nbsp;Access to medicines for smoking cessation: Inclusion of bupropion and varenicline on national EMLs</span></li> <li><span><u><strong>DATE</strong></u>: August 25, 2022</span></li> <li><span><u><strong>TIME</strong></u>: from 10:00AM until 11:30AM&nbsp;EDT, Washington DC time</span>&nbsp;<span>(see bottom of page for additional time zones)</span></li> <li><span> 25 Aug 2022 Julia Perry node/88117 Webinar: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Health Care Facitities https://www.paho.org/en/events/webinar-water-sanitation-and-hygiene-health-care-facitities <p><strong>SAVE THE DATE</strong></p> <p>August 25th, 2022 11:00 am – 12 pm (Washington DC)</p> <p><strong>Organizer:</strong></p> <p>PAHO,  Regional Technical Team for Water and Sanitation (ETRAS) <br /> The Climate Change and Environmental Determinants of Health Unit of the Department of Communicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants of Health</p> <p class="text-align-center"><a class="more-button" href="https://paho-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Z4MbiFznSD6OB-lzG5My2w">register</a></p> 25 Aug 2022 Juan David Sanchez node/88158 First International Course on Integrated Vector Management https://www.paho.org/en/events/first-international-course-integrated-vector-management <h4>Dates: August 29 / September 02,&nbsp; 2022</h4> <hr /> <p>Every year, insects and other vectors transmit infectious pathogens to more than a trillion people, which causes more than 700 000 deaths worldwide; therefore, the World Heath Day celebrated on April 7, 2014 was dedicated to insect-borne diseases, under the slogan “<strong>SMALL BITE: BIG THREAT”</strong>. 29 Aug 2022 - 2 Sep 2022 Juan David Sanchez node/88126 The Superiority of Octagonal Warning Labels in Central America and the Caribbean https://www.paho.org/en/events/superiority-octagonal-warning-labels-central-america-and-caribbean <p><span>Join us on Tuesday, 30 August, 2022, to participate on the webinar <strong>"The Superiority of Octagonal Warning Labels in Central America and the Caribbean"</strong> hosted by the&nbsp;Pan American Health Organization, to present the results of the studies in Cental America and the Caribbean on the efficacy of the different labeling systems. 30 Aug 2022 Cayon Arantxa node/87938 AFSM and PAHO Virtual Webinar: Is dementia inevitable in old age? https://www.paho.org/en/events/afsm-and-paho-virtual-webinar-dementia-inevitable-old-age <p data-ogsb="">Is dementia inevitable in old age? A discussion with geriatric specialists about the latest news on prevention, treatment, and planning for long-term care.<br aria-hidden="true" data-ogsb="" /> <br aria-hidden="true" data-ogsb="" /> <span class="headline--blue-bg">Date / Time:</span>&nbsp; &nbsp;Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 / 11:00 am – 12:30 pm&nbsp;<b data-ogsb="">&nbsp;</b>Eastern Time (US and Canada)&nbsp;</p> <p data-ogsb=""><a class="more-button" href="https://paho-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RDM39n4vSqCtxFmYxG-XtA">Register</a>&nbsp;</p> 20 Sep 2022 Silvina Acosta node/88135 Second Caribbean Congress on Adolescent and Youth Health https://www.paho.org/en/events/second-caribbean-congress-adolescent-and-youth-health <p><span><span><span><span><span><span><span><span><span><span>Keynotes, panel sessions, breakouts, virtual poster sessions and exhibits</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> 20 Oct 2022 - 22 Oct 2022 Callender Sheron node/86919