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16 Nov 2021
Kingston, Jamaica, November 16, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – Jamaica will join countries across the globe in observing World Antimicrobial Awareness Week from Thursday, November 18 to Wednesday, November 24 under the theme, Spread Awareness, Stop Resistance. The week of activities, which will feature local and international experts, was announced at a…
16 Nov 2021
Kingston, Jamaica, November 16, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) - Jamaica has joined 50 other countries to participate in the COP26 Health Programme, a global initiative to develop climate-resilient and low-carbon health systems during the UN climate summit in Glasgow (COP26). The COP26 Health Programme is a partnership between the World Health Organization /…
16 Nov 2021
Belize City, Belize, November 16, 2021 (PAHO) – To strengthen Belize’s data collection and health response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) donated 50 tablets to the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) for its vaccinators. These are in addition to the laptops, tablets, printers…
16 Nov 2021
The Virtual Health Library of Nicaragua (Nicaragua VHL) was launched in an online/in presence event on October 26, promoted by the Vice Dean of Education and the Directorate of the Library System of UNAN-Managua, in partnership with the PAHO/WHO Representation in Nicaragua and had the participation of BIREME/PAHO/WHO. The initiative will…
15 Nov 2021
Roseau, Dominica, November 12, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – Recounting the global situation pertaining to Covid-19 outbreak in Dominica, Dr. Etienne affirmed that “although the situation is challenging, it is not hopeless”. “If our approach to defeating the virus is based on collective vision and individual responsibility, based on science and evidence,…
15 Nov 2021
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10 Nov 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, November 09, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) - A show of continued partnership was demonstrated today when the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) handed over several essential supplies and equipment to the Ministry of Health and Wellness in Barbados. In addition to providing Covid-19 countermeasure tools,…
9 Nov 2021
Belize City, Belize, November 9, 2021 (PAHO) – To contribute to the strengthening of Belize’s health response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and the Government of Canada jointly financed the donation of two portable ultrasound machines with software and accessories to the Karl…
9 Nov 2021
The tenth Session of the Advisory Committee (AC) of the Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (BIREME/PAHO/WHO), which took place online on October 7, 2021, had as its main objectives, once again, to hold the annual session and effectuate the exchange and communication with the Committee’s members; report on the…