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22 Nov 2022
Montevideo, November 22, 2022. During the first training workshop for health professionals of the "Zero Maternal Deaths from Obstetric Emergencies" project, held on November 18 and 19 at CES University in Medellin, Colombia, several participants commented on their perceptions of the initiative and the challenges that may arise. The objective…
22 Nov 2022
Montevideo, November 22, 2022. On November 18 and 19, the first training workshop for health professionals took place within the framework of the "Zero Maternal Deaths due to Obstetric Emergencies" project of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). The activity took place at the CES University in Medellin, Colombia, and was attended by…
22 Nov 2022
Boa Vista, 22 October 2022 - With the goal of training women multipliers to prevent gender-based violence, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) held a workshop in Boa Vista, state of Roraima, Brazil, in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Intersectoral Protection Network. This Network counts on state,…
21 Nov 2022
PAHO/WHO Colombia fosters health prevention and promotion actions in municipalities of the Chocó Department, near the Pacific coast. Three hip-hop youth groups will tour several localities in the department, bringing health messages to the population. Quibdó, November 19, 2022 (PAHO) - During a Hip-Hop “freestyle” competition, young artists…
21 Nov 2022
A well-functioning health system offering universal health coverage to its citizens requires equitable access to health services and technologies such as medicines, vaccines, and devices. Several countries in the Americas have declared universal health coverage for their populations; however, drugs are often financed out of pocket as they are not…
19 Nov 2022
A green bench for sharing: Share a bench, a conversation, your story, your support Belize City, Belize, November 19, 2022 (PAHO) – To reduce stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), Mind Health Connect, and the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) joined…
18 Nov 2022
18 noviembre de 2022 –The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), with the support of the Government of Canada, donated 180 freezers and 18 spare parts kits to the Guatemala Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance to be distributed to the country's 29 health areas. "This donation will help strength the…
17 Nov 2022
Medical Mission Director Dr. Maureen van Dijk,PAHO/WHO Representative Dr. Karen Lewis-Bell, Medical Mission Dr. Thompson Danso, Medical Mission Health Care Assistant Karel Wajacabo, and Mr. Philip Schwehm, Senior Development Advisor and Regional Economist for USAID in Eastern & Southern Caribbean during the handover.   Suriname, November 17,…
16 Nov 2022
The Brazil Health Economics VHL (BVS ECOS in Portuguese and Spanish) is the national information portal on Health Economics coordinated by the Department of Health Economics, Investments and Performance of the Ministry of Health (DESID/SE/MS) with the technical support of the Latin American and Caribbean Institute of Health Sciences Information (…