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7 Nov 2022
Montevideo, November 7, 2022. In the framework of the FIGO Regional Congress held November 3-5 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, we spoke with FIGO President Jeanne Conry.  Conry highlighted the relevance of the event that "brings together the leaders and decision makers of Latin America in a sense of collaboration and coordination. We…
7 Nov 2022
Montevideo, 7 de noviembre de 2022. Within the framework of the FIGO 2022 Regional Congress, the advisor in Maternal Health of the Latin American Center of Perinatology - Women's and Reproductive Health (CLAP/WR), Bremen De Mucio participated in the session "Infections and their prevention during pregnancy: present and future" together with…
7 Nov 2022
Montevideo, November 7, 2002. On November 3, within the framework of the FIGO 2022 Regional Congress, a breakfast with experts "The return of syphilis as a relevant infection during pregnancy" took place.  In addition to the director and advisors of the Latin American Center for Perinatology - Women's and Reproductive Health (CLAP/WR),…
7 Nov 2022
Montevideo, November 7, 2022. In the framework of the FIGO 2022 Regional Congress, the Pre-Congress Simulation Workshop: Immediate Post Obstetric Event Contraception (AIPEO) was held on November 2.   This activity was developed in the context of a virtual course of PAHO that consists of a first self-guided part and a second part in a…
3 Nov 2022
Bridgetown, Barbados, 2 November 2022 (PAHO) – Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Carissa Etienne was on an official visit to Barbados from October 26-28, 2022.  She was accompanied by PAHO Chief of Staff, Dr Merle Lewis. Dr. Etienne’s activities during her visit included a: Tour of the Randal Phillips Polyclinic,…
3 Nov 2022
Bridgetown, Barbados, 2 November 2022 (PAHO/WHO) – The creation of additional Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) collaborating centres at UWI, and an emphasis on targeted capacity building were the highlights of discussion between Director of PAHO, Dr. Carissa Etienne, and Principal of the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies…
3 Nov 2022
Medical Mission Director Maureen Wijngaarde-van Dijk, PAHO/WHO Representative Dr. Karen Lewis-Bell, Deputy Chief of Mission, Priyadarshi Sen, and PAHO/WHO Advisor Health Systems & Services Dr. Rosmond Adams during the handover. Suriname, November 03, 2022 (PAHO) – With funding from the United States Government (USG), PAHO has supplied the…
1 Nov 2022
Asunción, November 01, 2022 (PAHO/WHO). An essential donation of equipment and transportation was delivered to Paraguay within the framework of PAHO/WHO technical cooperation and the support of the United States government to mitigate the effects of the pandemic and accelerate access COVID-19 vaccines.  The donation will strengthen the national…
28 Oct 2022
Managua, October 27th, 2022 (PAHO/WHO)—The inauguration of a new vaccine’s storage center marks a new chapter in the process of upgrading health services in Nicaragua and decentralizing the immunization process.   This vaccines bank is fitted with advanced technology and cold chain equipment that will ensure the conservation of up to one million…