Georgetown, Guyana, 5 July 2024 – The Ministry of Health, Guyana, with the support of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) launched the Mass Drug Administration (MDA) campaign 2024 today at the Carmel Secondary School, Georgetown. Present were, Dr. Frank Anthony, Minister of Health, Guyana, Dr. Annastacia…
Bridgetown, Barbados – 02 July 2024 (PAHO) - Ahead of Hurricane Beryl's impending impact on the Windward Islands, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) initiated comprehensive preparedness plans to safeguard the health and safety of its personnel and respond to the needs of countries in the region. Prior to the system reaching the islands,…
Bridgetown, June 28, 2024, (PAHO/WHO) – Six students from across the Caribbean last week participated in an intensive practicum at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) office in Barbados as the final element of the inaugural two-year University of the West Indies (UWI) Postgraduate Diploma in Health Policy and Health Systems.The program…
Georgetown, Guyana, 27 June 2024 —The Ministry of Health, Guyana in collaboration with PAHO/WHO Guyana Country Office and the Latin American Center for Perinatology (CLAP), with generous support from Global Affairs Canada Project conducted a two-day workshop in May 2024 on Obstetric Emergencies.The purpose of the training was to enhance the skills…
Port-au-Prince, 27 June 2024 (PAHO) - From June 3 to 7, 2024, the Direction de la Pharmacie, du Médicament et de la Médecine Traditionnelle (DPM/MT) of the Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population (MSPP), in collaboration with the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), organized an orientation seminar for fourth-year students at the…
Kingston, Jamaica, June 26, 2024 (PAHO) – Amid rising concerns over the effects of climate change on Small Island Developing States (SIDS), key stakeholders convened to address the critical impact on Jamaica's public health system at the Health National Adaptation Plan (HNAP) Stakeholder Consultation, held on June 20-21 in Kingston. The two-day…
Guadalajara, Jalisco, June 26, 2024. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital organized a regional meeting with health professionals, experts, and representatives from throughout Latin America and the Caribbean on June 19 and 20, 2024, in Mexico. The objective was to promote the implementation and…
STATEMENT FROM PAHO/WHO TTOPort of Spain, 23 June 2024 (PAHO) — On 21 June 2024, the Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) officially submitted the Final Report of its Review Mission to support national health authorities in the investigation of newborn deaths at the Neonatal…
June 14, 2024 - Nassau, The BahamasThe PAHO/WHO Country Office for The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands partnered with the Public Hospital Authority to celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14, 2024. Under the theme, "20 years of celebrating giving: Thank you, blood donors," a recognition ceremony was held at the new Blood Bank…