Country News

30 Nov 2022
PAHO Technical Officer, Tropical and Vector-borne Diseases Oscar Mesones Lapouble & the Coordinator of diagnostics and treatment of the Malaria Program, Mr. Hedley Cairo during the opening of the Malaria Service Deliverers Training Suriname, November 30, 2022 (PAHO) – The continuous effort in the fight against Malaria in Suriname was…
29 Nov 2022
Belize City, Belize, November 29, 2022 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and its Collaborating Center on Nursing at the University of North Carolina (UNC) collaborated with the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) and partners to strengthen nursing education to improve emergency preparedness in…
28 Nov 2022
PAHO/WHO Suriname Health System and Services Advisor Dr. Rosmond Adams, and Radiographers during the one-week Digital Mammography Training in the Academic Hospital Paramaribo Suriname, November 28, 2022 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Suriname conducted a one-week mammography…
28 Nov 2022
Belize City, Belize, November 10, 2022 (PAHO) – To encourage consistent blood donation, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) with funding support from the United States of America donated health promotional items to highlight the importance of sustained, year-round voluntary blood donation in saving lives in…
28 Nov 2022
The exhibition “Nanoarte”, which brings together more than 70 works produced from the capture of images of materials on a nanometric scale, in addition to an interactive panel available for visitors, made possible with the support of BIREME/PAHO/WHO, was inaugurated on September 19th at the Ministry of Health’s Cultural Center in Brasília.…
26 Nov 2022
The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, conducted from November 22 to 24 at the Pegasus Hotel in Georgetown, a three-day consultation meeting and workshop aimed towards strengthening health surveillance in Guyana, including the development of the country’s National…
26 Nov 2022
Georgetown, 26 November 2022 (PAHO/WHO) - Following the recommendations of the Global Leprosy Strategy 2021-2030, the Ministry of Health has developed, in collaboration with PAHO, a project aimed at widening the leprosy services coverage through screening for early case detection, strengthening of contact tracing, and interruption of transmission…
22 Nov 2022
Montevideo, November 22, 2022. During the first training workshop for health professionals of the "Zero Maternal Deaths from Obstetric Emergencies" project, held on November 18 and 19 at CES University in Medellin, Colombia, several participants commented on their perceptions of the initiative and the challenges that may arise. The objective…
22 Nov 2022
Montevideo, November 22, 2022. On November 18 and 19, the first training workshop for health professionals took place within the framework of the "Zero Maternal Deaths due to Obstetric Emergencies" project of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). The activity took place at the CES University in Medellin, Colombia, and was attended by…