Country News

5 Oct 2022
Belmopan, Belize, October 05, 2022 (PAHO) – In July 2020, the European Union (EU) reallocated 500,000 Euros from the existing “Health Sector Support Programme Project (HSSP),” to be put towards the preparation and response to COVID-19. Through this reallocation, the EU and the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO)…
5 Oct 2022
Participants at the HFPM Workshop in Paramaribo, Suriname  Paramaribo, Suriname, October 05, 2022 (PAHO/WHO) – The Ministry of Health Suriname with support from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Health Economics Unit at the University of the West Indies (UWI) is currently conducting a three-day workshop from October 4 to 6…
3 Oct 2022
Port-au-Prince, 2 octobre 2022 - Les Nations Unies soutiennent les efforts du gouvernement d'Haïti pour contenir une épidémie de choléra et fournir des mesures d'urgence pour sauver des vies, suite à la confirmation d'un cas positif et l'identification de plusieurs cas suspects dans la région métropolitaine de Port-au-Prince. Le cas a été…
30 Sep 2022
The Virtual Health Library (VHL), a model for  information management developed and coordinated regionally by the Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Information Center of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (BIREME/PAHO/WHO) with the support of Latin American and Caribbean countries is recognized as a…
23 Sep 2022
PAHO/WHO Representative Dr. Karen Lewis-Bell, Dr Djamiel Koesni BOG Acting Manager National Immunization Program, and Deputy Chief of Mission, Priyadarshi Sen  Suriname, September 23, 2022 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) office in Suriname, in collaboration with the United States Government (USG), procured cold chain equipment…
23 Sep 2022
The technical cooperation project developed between the Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (BIREME/PAHO/WHO) and the Representation of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in Nicaragua Its main objective was to activate the Nicaragua VHL and strengthen the Network of…
21 Sep 2022
Brazil receives the award at the United Nations General Assembly Brasilia, 21 September, 2022 -  Brazil receives, this Wednesday (21), the Award from the United Nations Task Force for the Prevention and Control of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), which this year joined forces with the Special Primary Health Care Program ( PHC…
19 Sep 2022
Georgetown, Guyana, 19 September (PAHO)-  Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Guyana, FPL/IM Unit, and the Ministry of Health conducted field visits to hinterland sub-districts of Region 8, Paramakatoi, and Bamboo Creek to address issues of equity and access to vaccination and maternal and child health services to the…
16 Sep 2022
Kingston, Jamaica, September 16, 2022 (PAHO/WHO) – The community-based approach to combatting COVID-19 and reinforcing routine immunization has received increased support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) with the donation of a mobile…