Country News

9 May 2022
In order to promote the publication of scientific research results and clinical observation in Nicaragua and to train participants in the main concepts governing Scholarly communication in health sciences, a series of webinars on this topic was organized. The trainings are part of the Action Plan for the dissemination of the Nicaragua VHL, a…
5 May 2022
Bridgetown, Barbados, 28 April (PAHO/WHO) - In a National Awards Ceremony held on April 28, 2022, also recognized as Heroes Day in Barbados, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) was presented with a Humanitarian Award. The Humanitarian Award is presented to representatives of the country’s regional and international agencies, and…
4 May 2022
Brasilia, 4 May 2022 (PAHO) – Health authorities, managers, experts, and technical health surveillance teams have shared today (4) in the city of Brasilia, Brazil, experiences of 27 central public health laboratories of all Brazilian states, 13 laboratories located in border areas and 3 National Influenza Centres. The 1st National Exhibition of…
3 May 2022
Belmopan, Belize, May 3, 2022 (PAHO) – This morning, on the occasion of a working visit to Belize, Mr. Aniceto Rodriguez-Ruiz, European Union (EU) Head of Cooperation, Delegation of the EU to Jamaica, Belize and The Bahamas, visited Community Health Workers (CHWs) at the Belmopan site and handed over supplies. The recipients are benefiting from…
2 May 2022
The technical cooperation program of the Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (BIREME/PAHO/WHO) is characterized by the Virtual Health Library (VHL), which in March 2022 completed 24 years of operation in the countries of the Region. The VHL is an…
2 May 2022
Montevideo, 02/05/2022- The questions and answers (Q&As) that you can download below are based on the most recent interim recommendations from the WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) for COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved by WHO under Emergency Use Listing (EUL)a as of 15 February 2022 ((Pfizer–BioNTech…
26 Apr 2022
Belize City, Belize, April 26, 2022 (PAHO) – The Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW), in partnership with the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), with funding support from the European Union (EU), held an official ceremony this morning to launch the start of a series of training workshops on the Mental Health…
25 Apr 2022
Belize joins the world on April 25th in celebrating World Malaria Day. Malaria day is an opportunity for us to keep malaria high on the global health agenda. Locally, Malaria day is being observed under the theme, “Maintaining a Malaria-free Belize starts with me”. This year’s theme signifies the start of a campaign to empower communities to take…
22 Apr 2022
Bonfim, April 22, 2022 (PAHO) – The governments of Brazil and Guyana, in technical cooperation with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), organized on April 20 an event in Bonfim, a city located on the border between the two countries, to increase vaccination coverage in the Americas. The ceremony took place within the framework of the…