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14 Oct 2021
The Seventh Session of the Scientific Committee (SC) of the Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information of the Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization (BIREME/PAHO/WHO) was held virtually on September 30th with two main objectives: (i) to report on the progress of the Center’s management and technical…
12 Oct 2021
Belize City, Belize, October 12, 2021(PAHO) - The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) continues to support the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) with the latest donation of IT equipment and office supplies to strengthen existing surveillance activities as part of ensuring COVID-19 vaccine safety…
11 Oct 2021
On Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 October, the Surinamese Minister of Health, Dr. Amar Ramadhin, attended a Two-Day Virtual Orientation Meeting organized by the headquarters of the Pan American Health Organization, based in Washington DC. The PAHO/WHO Representative in Suriname, Dr. Karen Lewis-Bell, the Director of Public Health, Dr. Rakesh Gajadhar…
11 Oct 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 11 October, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) -- New research from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has revealed that most healthcare workers in 14 Caribbean countries regard vaccines as safe and efficient, and that vaccine information provided by authorities and healthcare providers is considered reliable and trustworthy. …
11 Oct 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 11 October, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) -- Over 25 Caribbean and international partners from across the globe  came together from October 12-15 to address the public health challenges of climate change at the virtual Conference on Climate Change and Health in Small Island Developing States:  Focus on the Caribbean. After over…
8 Oct 2021
Belize City, Belize, October 8, 2021 (PAHO) – As part of the European Union (EU)-funded Health Sector Support Programme Belize  (HSSP), the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) held a visibility event and site visit at the Corozal Community Hospital…
8 Oct 2021
Belize City, Belize, October 8, 20201 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) collaborated with the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) and Global Oncology (GO) to conduct a two-day training to strengthen the service delivery capacity of the KHMH Cancer Unit. Through the EU-funded Health Sector Support…
8 Oct 2021
Kingston, Jamaica, October 8, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – The United States of America’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) have partnered to bolster Jamaica’s health response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a handover ceremony on Thursday, October 7, 2021, Mr. Ian Stein, PAHO/WHO Representative to…
6 Oct 2021
Kingston, Jamaica, October 6, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – Mr. Ian Stein has been appointed Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / World Health Organization (WHO) representative to Jamaica, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands effective September 15, 2021. He is based in Kingston, Jamaica. Mr. Stein possesses substantial experience in developing and…