Country News

22 Nov 2023
St. Georges, Grenada, 9 November 2023 (PAHO) - Health managers from across the Caribbean gathered for a two-day conference in Grenada on November 9th and 10th, 2023, to examine how health promotion can continue to improve the health of Caribbean people.  The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) event entitled ‘Strengthening Health…
22 Nov 2023
Belmopan City, Belize, November 22, 2023 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) along with funding support from the United States Government donated a variety of equipment to the Nursing Simulation Laboratory of the University of Belize.…
22 Nov 2023
Suriname, November 22, 2023 (PAHO/WHO) - In an effort to promote health and well-being among the younger generation, the Regional Health Department (RGD) in Lelydorp hosted an interactive health fair on Tuesday, November 21, in collaboration with the Bureau of Public Health (BOG), the Ministry of Health, and the Pan American Health Organization (…
21 Nov 2023
Montevideo, November 21, 2023. The Latin American Center for Perinatology - Women's and Reproductive Health (CLP/WR), in conjunction with the International Federation of Infant and Adolescent Gynecology (FIGIJ), the Argentine Society of Infant and Adolescent Gynecology (SAGIJ) and the Latin American Association of Infant and Adolescent…
21 Nov 2023
Bridgetown, Barbados, 21 November 2023 (PAHO/WHO) – After the successful completion of a comprehensive virtual training program for over fifty journalists in the Caribbean, focused on climate and health reporting, five compelling news features have been published.  The stores highlight critical issues at the intersection of climate change and…
21 Nov 2023
Campaign supported by Canada’s CanGIVE Initiative Port-Au-Prince, November 20, 2023 (PAHO) - Over the past few years, persistent political, humanitarian, health, and security crises have contributed to a sharp decline in vaccination coverage in Haiti. Urban violence and population displacement have helped generate an increase in the number of…
17 Nov 2023
"Fear and confusion. I think those were the strongest feelings". Lautaro was born at 32 weeks and this is how Sofia, his mother, remembers the first days of the experience.  "I remember that I lived all that as a state of unreality. Nothing was as we had imagined... Lauti was born in February of this year and I still find it hard to put…
16 Nov 2023
Meeting in person in São Paulo under the coordination of BIREME, 61 members of the VHL Network from 19 countries in the Region provided suggestions and made commitments to strengthen Rede, renew its information management model and update it in accordance with the BIREME 2023-2025 Strategy, whose motto is to promote Information for Action in…
14 Nov 2023
Paramaribo, Suriname, November 14, 2023 (PAHO/WHO) — The National Influenza Center (NIC) of Suriname marked a significant milestone in global health security by sending influenza samples to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a World Health Organization Collaborating Center. This initiative represents a crucial step in…