PAHO Instagram Features

22 Sep 2021
Suppression of COVID-19 in the region will continue to require a comprehensive response, pandemic update report notes Washington, D.C. September 22, 2021 (PAHO) – In an update to its 59th Directing Council meeting of health ministers, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said today that the course of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Americas…
22 Sep 2021
Copenhagen/Geneva, 22 September 2021 (WHO) - New World Health Organization (WHO) Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) provide clear evidence of the damage air pollution inflicts on human health, at even lower concentrations than previously understood. The guidelines recommend new air quality levels to protect the health of populations by reducing…
21 Sep 2021
Washington DC, September 21, 2021 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has announced the selection of two centers in Argentina and Brazil as regional hubs for the development and production of mRNA-based vaccines in Latin America in a bid to tackle COVID-19 and future infectious-disease challenges. The Bio-Manguinhos Institute of…
15 Sep 2021
PAHO recommends measures to protect children from the pandemic’s indirect and direct effects, as more than 1.9 million children and adolescents reported infected with COVID-19 in 2021. Washington, D.C. September 15, 2021 (PAHO) Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Carissa F. Etienne said today that COVID-19 has severely impacted the…
9 Sep 2021
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8 Sep 2021
More than 270,000 pregnant women have been infected with COVID-19 in the Americas, and more than 2,600 have died from the virus. In Mexico and Colombia, COVID-19 became the leading cause of maternal deaths in 2021. Washington, DC, September 8, 2021 (PAHO) – Warning that COVID-19 represents a serious risk for pregnant women in Latin America and…
1 Sep 2021
Wellness Week 2021 Sep 11-17, 2021
1 Sep 2021
Director reports that PAHO is working to increase vaccine supplies through donations, procurement by its Revolving Fund, and regional manufacture of vaccines. Washington, D.C. September 1, 2021 (PAHO) Pan American Health Organization Director Carissa F. Etienne warned that 75% of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean has yet to be…
1 Sep 2021
PAHO Director says limited global vaccine production and inequitable distribution have hindered regional pandemic response. Washington, D.C. September 1, 2021 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has launched a new platform aimed at easing the severe shortage of COVID-19 vaccines in Latin America and the Caribbean by producing…