18 Apr 2021
Buenos Aires, 18 April 2021 (PAHO/WHO-UNICEF) – Argentina today received its second shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from the Oxford-AstraZeneca laboratory, acquired through the COVAX Facility. The Chief of country’s Cabinet of Ministers, Santiago Cafiero, along with Minister of Health Carla Vizzotti, UNICEF representative in Argentina Luisa Brumana…
14 Apr 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 14 April 2021 (PAHO/WHO) - As voting across CARICOM Member States to adopt the final draft of a CARICOM Regional Standard for labelling of pre-packaged foods – which incorporates octagonal front-of-package warning labelling – runs until 31 May 2021, the urgency of introducing octagonal front-of-package warning labelling…
12 Apr 2021
As part of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Suriname, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / ​​World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with the Canadian government, has donated protective- as well as durable equipment to the Ministry of Health. These resources are intended for elderly care homes. The donation includes…
9 Apr 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 9 April 2021 (PAHO/WHO)- Grenada today received 24,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global effort between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Gavi, UNICEF, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The…
8 Apr 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 8 April 2021 (PAHO/WHO)- Antigua and Barbuda today received 24,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global effort between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Gavi, UNICEF, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (…
8 Apr 2021
Originally launched[1] during the tenth edition of the Regional Congress on Health Sciences Information (CRICS10) in 2018, e-BlueInfo is an application available for Android and iOS systems that puts in the hands of health professionals reliable and up-to-date information selected by experts from Ministries of Health and educational and…
7 Apr 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 7 April 2021 (PAHO/WHO) - Saint Lucia today received 24,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global effort between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Gavi, UNICEF, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO).…
7 Apr 2021
San José, 7 April 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – On Wednesday, 7 April, Costa Rica received 43,200 doses of COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX Facility, a joint global effort by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and…
7 Apr 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 7 April 2021 (PAHO / WHO) - St. Vincent and the Grenadines today received 24,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global effort between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Gavi, UNICEF, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health…