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23 Jun 2022
Washington, D.C., June 23, 2022 (PAHO)—The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is supporting member countries in understanding more about post COVID-19 condition and ways to manage patients more effectively. More than 90,000 cases of acute COVID-19, including post COVID-19 condition from countries in the Americas are now listed in a Global…
15 Jun 2022
Now that the region has “enough vaccines to protect everyone, including the most vulnerable,” it is time to turn “vaccines into immunity”, PAHO Director says.  Washington D.C. 15 June 2022 (PAHO) – As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the Americas for the eighth week running, PAHO Director, Carissa F. Etienne, has called on countries to…
8 Jun 2022
Los Angeles, 8 June, 2022 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has today welcomed the United States announcement of the launch of Americas Health Corps – Fuerza de Salud de las Americas, a joint, US/PAHO initiative to train 500,000 public health workers throughout the region over the next five years. Americas Health Corps, which…
1 Jun 2022
Health system preparedness is key, whether in response to COVID-19, extreme weather events or influenza. Washington D.C. 1 June 2022 (PAHO) – As countries of the Americas experience an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases for the sixth week running, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F. Etienne, has called for…
31 May 2022
Geneva, Switzerland, May 31, 2022 (WHO) — WHO has today revealed new information on the extent to which tobacco damages both the environment and human health, calling for steps to make the industry more accountable for the destruction it is causing. Every year the tobacco industry costs the world more than 8 million human lives,…
25 May 2022
Washington D.C. 25 May 2022 (PAHO) – Over the past two weeks, cases of monkeypox have been reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) from several non-endemic countries with no direct travel links to an endemic area. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/WHO has prepared a comprehensive Questions and Answers page to update the general…
24 May 2022
Geneva, May 24, 20122 (PAHO/WHO) - The response to the COVID-19 pandemic was a principal focus of interventions by the highest health authorities of the Region of the Americas at the 75th World Health Assembly, which runs until May 28 in Geneva, Switzerland, under the theme Health for Peace, peace for health. The following is a summary of the…
12 May 2022
Montevideo, May 12 2022 (PAHO) - One in three pregnant women with COVID-19 who should have had access to an intensive care unit during the first two years of the pandemic failed to receive critical care, according to a collaborative research led by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in eight Latin American countries and recently published…