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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…
9 Nov 2021
Washington, D.C. November 9, 2021 (PAHO) - Like many other high-risk disaster areas in the Caribbean and Latin America, Haiti needs a more resilient, sustainable, and environmentally sound healthcare infrastructure to deliver timely post-disaster care and reduce disaster loses in the future. To this end, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO…
8 Nov 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, November 08, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) - The PAHO/WHO Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries presented the first in a series of webinars “Doing What Matters in Times of Stress” on Thursday November 4, 2021.  Over 136 health care workers, social workers, counsellors, religious leaders, educators and other…
5 Nov 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 5 November 2021 (PAHO) – There’s never been a more critical time to protect our children and young people from the dangers of an unhealthy lifestyle and promote their overall well-being. This is the key message of a campaign launched by the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC), in partnership with the Pan American Health…
3 Nov 2021
On Thursday 28 October and Tuesday 2 November, the Regional Health Services in Suriname (Regionale Gezondheidsdienst, RGD) received medical supplies provided by the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), in collaboration with The United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Paramaribo, 2 November 2021 (PAHO) – Suriname is…
1 Nov 2021
Belize City, Belize, November 1, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – As the country tries to balance preparedness response actions including continuity of essential services while simultaneously managing case surges within the current economic reality, Belize must continue to strengthen its COVID-19 response. For that reason, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,…
30 Oct 2021
Georgetown 24 October 2021- PAHO/WHO, in collaboration with the Guyana National Youth Council (GNYC), conducted the COVID-19 preparedness and prevention training in the community of Mahdia, Region 8, with 25 young adults. As part of the COVID-19 response and to support the “whole of society” approach to the pandemic, Guyana was selected to…