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June 18, 2024 | 9:00 a.m. EDT 




Cryptococcosis is a disease that imposes a significant burden on HIV patients in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a prevalence of approximately 10% in individuals with advanced disease and a high mortality rate of between 15% and 25%. It is estimated that about 5300 cases occur in the region per year.


The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) invites adolescents and young people between 10 and 24 years of age in the Americas to participate in the "Youth Voices" creative contest, to seek their opinions on what can be done to improve the quality of health services for young people.

The winners will receive cash prizes and their original works (created especially for the contest) will…


The Pan American Health Organization / The World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) invites to the

World Blood Donors Day 2024

20 years of celebrating giving, thank you blood donors!

Perú, host country

Date: Friday, 14 June, 2024…


The Pan American Health Organization is pleased to invite you to the webinar: Impact of validation process, supplier and equipment management, and human resource management on blood quality - Advanced course on "Good manufacturing practices in blood services".

How to participate:

Day: Thursday, May 16, 2024

Time: 10:00 – 12:…


Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a growing threat to global public health and requires urgent action by all sectors of government and society. It is a multi-causal problem that affects human, animal, and ecosystemic health, and implies the need for a holistic approach from the One Health multisectoral approach.


The Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) and the HTA Network of the Americas (RedETSA, Red de Evaluación de Tecnologias en Salud de las Americas), jointly with the Spanish Network of Health Technology Assessment Agencies (Red Española de Agencias de Evaluación de Tecnologías y Prestaciones del Sistema Nacional de Salud) are pleased to invite you to a new edition of the RedETSA Webinar…


Don't miss the certification ceremony on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. (Kingston time) /10:00 a.m (Washington D.C. time or EDT), celebrating the achievement of eliminating mother-to-child transmission (EMTCT) of HIV and Syphilis in Belize, Jamaica, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.


On the 31st of October 2023, the World Health Organization (WHO) recognized the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory, located in Bridgetown, Barbados, as a National Influenza Centre, and as a member of the WHO Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS).


Webinar recording


Joint Rotary International - PAHO webinar