La Paz, Bolivia, May 13, 2024 (OPS) - Female mayors from the Americas region and representatives from some Spanish municipalities committed to the Healthy Municipalities, Cities, and Communities (HMCC) Movement, driven by the Pan American Health Organization, will share experiences regarding health policies for well-being. The theme that…
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, May 9, 2024 (PAHO)- Experts from the Latin American Center for Perinatology, Women's Health, and Reproductive Health (CLP/WR) of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) shared the clinical history of violence with directors of health facilities in the department of Santa Cruz, as…
Bridgetown, Barbados, 7 May, 2024.- A total of 30 mental health professionals from 18 Caribbean countries and territories are participating from 7 to 10 May on the first Caribbean-focused QualityRights workshop, aiming to catalyze positive changes in mental health services across the Caribbean.  QualityRights is World Health Organization (WHO…
Brasilia, May 6, 2024: To advance the plan to eliminate trachoma as a public health problem in the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Government of Canada are developing a project in 10 countries in the Region. In Brazil, the project is being implemented in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, in the Special…
Havana, May 6, 2024 (PAHO) - A workshop on maternal morbidity and mortality, organised by the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) and the Latin American Centre for Perinatology, Women and Reproductive Health (CLP/WR), part of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO), was held in Cuba on 25-26 April.The initiative aimed to strengthen the…
Bridgetown, Barbados, 26 April 2024 (PAHO). Environmental health officers and public health nurses converged for a week of training to enhance their outbreak investigation skills.The training was developed to increase the capacity of the officers to respond to public health emergencies in general, whether during the Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup or…
Port of Spain, 24 April (PAHO) -  The Ministry of Health of Trinidad and Tobago, in conjunction with its Regional Health Authorities; collaborated with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), to convene the Intra-ministerial Climate Change and Health Workshop. Key stakeholders from various ministries and agencies convened to address the…
São Paulo, April 30, 2024 - From March 19 to 22, 2024, the World Health Organization (WHO) brought together experts and technicians in India to plan the activities of its Global Traditional Medicine Centre (GTMC). To be launched in 2025, a new Global Library is being developed by BIREME based on the experience gained with the Virtual Health…
The Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) Unit of the Ministry of Health and Wellness and the Pan American Health Organization and World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Country Office for The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands partnered to host the 22nd annual Vaccination Week in the Americas. Under the theme: "Engage Now to Protect Your…