17 Mar 2021
Quito, Ecuador, 17 March 2021 (PAHO/WHO).- Ecuador today received 84,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global effort involving the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (Gavi), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the Pan American Health…
16 Mar 2021
Managua, Nicaragua, 16 March 2021 (PAHO/WHO).- Nicaragua today received 135,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global effort involving the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (Gavi), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the Pan American Health…
16 Mar 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 15 March 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the University of the West Indies (UWI) are seeking to understand what Caribbean people know about the links between climate change and their health through a survey being carried out via Caribbean mobile phone network, Digicel. The survey…
13 Mar 2021
A ground-breaking campaign aimed at tackling the troubling issues of childhood obesity and the regional epidemic of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) was launched Friday by the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC), in partnership with the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission and UNICEF…
12 Mar 2021
Sao Paulo, 12 March 2021 (PAHO/WHO) -The Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (BIREME/PAHO/WHO) develops and improves products and services that seek to improve the quality of production, access, and publication of information and scientific and technical evidence in health for all countries in the Latin America and…
12 Mar 2021
San Salvador, El Salvador, 11 March 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – El Salvador today received 33,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a joint global effort between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations (Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance), the United Nations Children’s…
11 Mar 2021
Lima, 11 March 2021 – Peru today received 117,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a joint global effort between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations (Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance), the United Nations Children’s fund (UNICEF), the Pan American Health…
11 Mar 2021
The first shipment contains 81,600 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, which is approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization. Guatemala, 11 March 2021 – Guatemala became the third country in the Region of the Americas (after Colombia and Peru) to receive the vaccine through the COVAX Facility. These 81,600 doses of AstraZeneca…
10 Mar 2021
Tegucigalpa, March 10, 2021 – The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) reports that the PAHO Revolving Fund, the procurement agent in charge of purchasing vaccines for the countries of the Americas through the COVAX Facility, has confirmed the arrival of the first donated batch of 48,000 doses of the AstraZeneca…