Country News

21 Dec 2022
Montevideo, December 21, 2022. Obstetrician gynecologist, Pamela Saravia, is one of the 62 people graduated as trainers in Immediate Post Obstetric Event Contraception (AIPEO) techniques by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). This training not only provides her with tools for clinical practice with users, but also enables her to be a…
16 Dec 2022
The inauguration of a new modernized and fully functional ambulatory emergency room at the Hôpital Universitaire de la Paix (HUP) took place this Thursday, December 15, 2022, in the presence of the Prime Minister, Dr Ariel Henry, the Minister of Health, Dr. Alex Larsen, the Director of the Department of Health Emergencies of PAHO, Dr. Ciro Ugarte…
16 Dec 2022
The 6th National Conference on Indigenous Health (CNSI) took place from November 14 to 18, 2022, in Brasília, promoted by the National Health Council (CNS) and the Special Secretariat for Indigenous Health Care (SESAI). BIREME participated in the event through the PAHO/WHO Brazil booth, where it made presentations to promote products and…
16 Dec 2022
Bridgetown, Barbados 16 December 2022 (PAHO/WHO) -The Human Resource for Health (HRH) Commission was recently launched as a collaborative effort between The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). This follows a decision made by the 43rd Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) meeting, which…
14 Dec 2022
Belize City, Belize, December 12, 2022 (PAHO/WHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and its Collaborating Center at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Nursing recently collaborated with the Ministry of Health and Wellness and partners to strengthen nursing education in Belize. PAHO’s Subregional Program identified Belize…
12 Dec 2022
Montevideo, December 12, 2022. The Latin American Center for Perinatology - Women's and Reproductive Health (CLAP/WR) is working on a telemedicine pilot project applied to prenatal care in Honduras and Peru. The goal of this initiative is to improve access to and quality of care during pregnancy, detecting danger signs in a timely manner and…
12 Dec 2022
In the context of the BIREME/PAHO/WHO technical cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean in the management of technical and scientific information in health and following the actions to move forward with the initiative of the Caribbean Virtual Health Library (VHL), there were, in early November, training on how to use the FI-Admin tool,…
9 Dec 2022
St John’s, Antigua, 9 December 2022 (PAHO/WHO) - Immunization Mangers from across the Caribbean   met in Antigua and Barbuda from December 5-8, under the theme, “Recovering Past Gains” to reflect on the challenges of 2021, to strategize and develop plans to regain their position as a global leader in immunization.  Professor Peter Figueroa, Chair…
7 Dec 2022
In 2022, the 13th Brazilian Congress of Collective Health (in Portuguese), organized by the Brazilian Association of Collective Health – ABRASCO, had the theme ‘Health is democracy: diversity, equity and social justice’ and was held in Salvador, Bahia, on November 19-24, 2022. PAHO participated in the program of the 13th …