PAHO will hold the regional meeting "Human Genomics for Health: Enhancing the Impact of Effective Research" in Brasilia, Brazil, on May 15-16, 2024, as a first step to promote the implementation of genomics in clinical medicine and public health, and in strengthening genomics research in the Americas.


Forging Connections

Bridging Policy and Research for Suicide Prevention in the Americas: 

A Joint PAHO/NIMH Symposium on Suicide Prevention

13 - 14 June 2024


The “Global Cervical Cancer Elimination Forum: Advancing the Call to Action” will be held from 5 to 7 March 2024, in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. The Forum aims to catalyze governments, donors, civil society, and others to commit to cervical cancer elimination and galvanize the global community.


This briefing session is part of PAHO's 60th Directing Council, which will be held in Washington, D.C., from September 25th to 29th, 2023.



Briefing Session - 60th Directing Council

Applying COVID-19 Lessons on
Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness, and Response

Monday, 25 September 2023
12:30 to 2:00 pm (EST)
PAHO – Room B

60th Directing Council

Washington, D.C., 25-29 September 2023​


The First WHO Traditional Medicine Global Summit will take place on 17 and 18 August 2023 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. It will be held alongside the G20 health ministerial meeting, to mobilize political commitment and evidence-based action on traditional medicine, which is a first port of call for millions of people worldwide to address their health and well-being needs.


Honduras will be the host country for the Region of the America's World Blood Donor Day 2023 celebration (DMDS).


Parallel Session - Region of the Americas

Human Resources for Health Policy Development From evidence and dialogue to implementation to action

Date: 3 April 2023

Time: 11 a.m - 12.30 p.m. (EDT)

Languages:  English and Spanish interpretation