17 Jun 2021
Belize City, Belize, June 17, 2021 (PAHO) – To strengthen the activities and capacities of Immunization Information Systems (IIS) for COVID-19 vaccination in the country, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) donated laptops, tablets, printers and wireless routers to the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW).…
15 Jun 2021
Belize City, Belize, June 15, 2021 (PAHO) – Each year, on June 14, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) celebrates World Blood Donor Day to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products for transfusion and the critical contribution voluntary, unpaid blood donors make to the health system. This…
14 Jun 2021
Montevideo, June 14, 2021, CLAP / PAHO‒ With the aim of strengthening the active participation of families of premature children in care, getting to know their perspective and needs and promoting networking among similar organizations in the countries, the Latin American Center for Perinatology (CLAP) of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO…
11 Jun 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 6 June 2021 (PAHO/WHO) - During a recently held European Union (EU), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), [1]CARIFORUM Health Co-Benefits webinar, representatives from 16 CARIFORUM countries, South America, North America and Europe, received an introduction to four WHO/PAHO tools to support the generation of evidence…
10 Jun 2021
On Wednesday, June 9th, a total of 300,000 surgical gloves and 18,000 pieces of surgical gowns were handed over to the Ministry of Health in care of the Bureau of Medical Supply Suriname (BGVS).  This necessary PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is the second donation by the Canadian government this year and will be directed to the frontline…
10 Jun 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, June 10, 2021 (PAHO) - On Wednesday 09 June 2021, approximately two hundred and twenty (220) persons tuned in to the webinar on COVID-19 vaccination and International travel: the role of the vaccination passport and immunity certificate to revive the tourism economy in the Eastern Caribbean. Hosted by the PAHO/WHO…
10 Jun 2021
As on previous occasions, BIREME was present at the VI International Congress of Medical Education promoted by the Asociación Peruana de Facultades de Medicina (ASPEFAM), from May 25th to 29th of this year. The event, developed in an innovative way to meet current challenges regarding the virtual format, had the participation of 1,500 attendees…
8 Jun 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 8 June 2021 (PAHO / WHO) - Six fellows have been welcomed as the first cohort of a University of the West Indies (UWI) coordinated, one-year study to promote leadership in climate change and health.    Funded by the European Union (EU), it is one component of a five-year € 7 million project coordinated by the Pan…