25 May 2021
On 26 April a team from the Ministry of Health and PAHO/WHO CO visited Annai from the 27-29 April 2021, to conducted sensitization sessions with the adolescents in the community. Two sensitization sessions were conducted with adolescent residence of Annai.  The total number of participants were 97, and the sessions were conducted separately…
24 May 2021
PAHO/WHO launched the WHO pilot Initiative: “Strengthening Civil Society Engagements in the COVID-19 Response.” This is the first of its kind and Guyana was selected as one of the countries to implement this project. PAHO/WHO Guyana Country Office is pleased to partner with two prominent Civil Society Organizations (CSOs); the Guyana Responsible…
19 May 2021
Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony, Minister of Health and Dr. Luis Codina, PAHO/WHO Representative, took the opportunity to participate in a series of activities in Region 9, Lethem. The activities were the launch of the Maternity waiting home, where mothers from hard-to-reach areas will stay until time for delivery, the distribution of the Malaria bed nets…
18 May 2021
On Wednesday 12 May, Suriname received its most equipped ambulance to date, procured by PAHO according to specific requirements by the country. The generous donation by the Brazilian government was supported by the World Food Programme and PAHO. During the handover ceremony on the grounds of the Academic Hospital in Paramaribo, the keys to the…
18 May 2021
Since the beginning of April, it is now possible to view citation data for an indexed document in the bibliographic information sources of the Virtual Health Library (VHL) through the Dimensions Badges service. VHL users can easily see how many citations a given publication has received, as well as explore the citation data using the free…
17 May 2021
The Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (BIREME/PAHO/WHO) and the Hospital São Paulo/Associação Paulista para o Desenvolvimento da Medicina (HSP/SPDM) has maintained an institutional relationship for more than 20 years, through a service contract that…
12 May 2021
Belize City, Belize, 12 May 2021 (PAHO) - Today, Belize received its second shipment of 33,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global partnership between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Gavi, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Pan American Health…
12 May 2021
Port of Spain 10 May, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) - Today, Trinidad and Tobago received its second batch of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility. The 33,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines arrived at the Piarco International Airport at 11:59a.m today Trinidad and Tobago is expected to receive a further 100,000 Sinopharm Beijing…
11 May 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 11 May 2021 (PAHO/WHO) - Barbados today received 33,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global effort between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Gavi, UNICEF, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The…