Country News

1 Sep 2022
Belize City, Belize, September 1, 2022 (PAHO/WHO) – As health systems continue to adapt and cope with the pressure caused by the COVID-19 crisis, the pandemic has shown the importance of strengthening response capacity during emergencies. In recognizing the vital role that access to proper medical equipment plays, the Government of the Republic of…
1 Sep 2022
Belize City, Belize, September 1, 2022 (PAHO) - On August 31, 2022, over 50 nurses, doctors, community health workers, health educators, and nutritionists from all the health regions of Belize gathered to learn and engage in a Breastfeeding Sensitization Training Session. In collaboration with PAHO/WHO Belize, INCAP, UNICEF, and the Ministry of…
1 Sep 2022
At the beginning of June 2022, two PAHO/WHO Country Offices (Colombia and Venezuela) and two Specialized Centers (BIREME and PANAFTOSA) that are in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, were involved in a joint and effective action to send 2,000 human rabies vaccines, to help handle an emergency in Venezuela. This action became a successful regional…
31 Aug 2022
Bridgetown, Barbados, 31 August 2022 (PAHO) - A PAHO/WHO workshop on Events Supposedly Attributable to Vaccination or Immunization (ESAVI) for Dominica and Barbados, has met with success according to participants in the five-day workshop. The ESAVI workshop was organized for public health nurses, staff of the Ministry of Health of Barbados and…
31 Aug 2022
Montevideo. August 31, 2022.On 26 August, in the framework of the FLASOG Summit that took place from 25-27 August, a symposium was held regarding the CLAP Network of Sentinel Centers for monitoring the quality of care for women in situations of abortion in Latin America. Dr. Suzanne Serruya, Director of the Latin American Center for Perinatology…
30 Aug 2022
Montevideo. August 30, 2022. From 25-27 August, the 2nd FLASOG Summit was held to discuss the sexual and reproductive health of Latin American women in the post-pandemic period.  Dr. Suzanne Serruya, Director of the Latin American Center for Perinatology - Women's and Reproductive Health (CLAP/WR) of the Pan American Health Organization…
30 Aug 2022
Montevideo. August 30, 2022. On August 25, Advisors from the Latin American Center for Perinatology - Women and Reproductive Health (CLAP/WR) of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) visited Santo Tomás Hospital in Panama City. The objective of the visit was to discuss inter-institutional lines of action, as well as existing challenges…
30 Aug 2022
Montevideo. August 30, 2022.Within the framework of the activities carried out by the Latin American Center for Perinatology - Women and Reproductive Health (CLAP/WR) in Panama City, a meeting was held on August 23rd to advance in the implementation of the SIP Plus in the country. The meeting was attended by Dr. Itzel Thomas Focal Point from the…
29 Aug 2022
Montevideo. August 29, 2022 - On August 23-24, a meeting was held in Panama City, to validate a training workshop to assist in major obstetric emergencies and severe cases of pregnant women with COVID 19.  This activity was organized by the Latin American Centre for Perinatology - Women's and Reproductive Health (CLAP/WR) of the Pan…