People with disabilities and COVID-19 in the Americas: Past, present and future (Webinar 2)
14 Dec 2022 - 14 Dec 2022

Join us on Wednesday, 14 December, 2022, for the webinar "People with disabilities and COVID-19 in the Americas: past, present and future", the second of a two-part series that will focus on the implications for the Americas of the WHO Global Report on Disability and Health report and how to build a more inclusive and equitable health system for people with disabilities.…

The Health for All Film Festival - 4th edition
13 Dec 2022 - 31 Jan 2023

Join the movement for health impact through film!

4th edition in 2023: New call for short films from 31 October 2022 to 31 January 2023

Films are a powerful way to raise awareness, improve understanding and encourage positive behaviour changes, that’s why the Health for All Film Festival (HAFF) recruits year after year a new generation of film…

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…

Essential public health functions and the health systems transformation
9 Dec 2022 - 9 Dec 2022

The fifth meeting of the series proposes to discuss and analyze the new challenges facing health systems that the COVID-19 pandemic has created and that have affected the conditions of access, coverage, and results in the field of public health. For this reason, strengthening the capacities of health authorities is essential to guarantee the right to health of all.


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.