Country News

14 Aug 2021
GEORGETOWN, 13 August 2021 – Guyana received 57,600 COVID-19 vaccine doses through the COVAX Facility, a partnership between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to ensure the…
9 Aug 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados - August 9, 2021 (PAHO) -The Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) Office for Barbados and Eastern Caribbean Countries is advising the public and health authorities to continue to take appropriate and urgent public health and social measures (PHSM) to safeguard lives due to an increase in…
4 Aug 2021
Montevideo, August 4, 2021 (CLAP/PAHO)-  As part of the activities held to commemorate the International Day of Family Planning on August 3, the Ministry of Health of Peru (MINSA) organized the teletraining “Articulating efforts for capacity building in Family Planning”. Representatives from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and PAHO…
29 Jul 2021
Belize City, Belize, July 29, 2021 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) handed over t-shirts, bumper stickers, and a Smart Samsung TV with mount as the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) intensifies its COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign – Before You Relax, Get Vax. This was made possible through…
28 Jul 2021
The Latin American and Caribbean Center for Information on Health Sciences of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (BIREME/PAHO/WHO) develops scientific and technical information products and services in health through the formalization of Agreements respective to technical cooperation projects with the countries of the…
28 Jul 2021
Montevideo, 28 July 2021 (CLAP/PAHO)- The e-learning course intends to enable participants to know and put into practice the recommendations for the prevention and screening of Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) identified by the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Retinopathy of prematurity is a…
22 Jul 2021
Guyana PAHO Country Office collaborated with the Ministry of Health, Adolescents Unit, to conduct a two-week computer training on Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Fifteen (15) adolescents from Linden town, Region 10, were trained from 21 June, which concluded with certification on 2 July 2021. This initiative is part of the Susan…
21 Jul 2021
Video produced on June 18. In this interview, WHO expert on maternal and perinatal health, Özge Tunçalp, provides some recommendations on pregnancy and COVID-19.
21 Jul 2021
The Latin American and Caribbean Center for Information on Health Sciences of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (BIREME/PAHO/WHO) develops scientific and technical information products and services in health through the formalization of Agreements respective to technical cooperation projects with the countries of the…