Country News

18 Jun 2022
Kingston, Jamaica, June 18, 2022 (PAHO/WHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) conducted a two-day training on the detection and laboratory diagnosis of monkeypox for laboratory technicians from Jamaica, the Bahamas, Guyana, Suriname, and St. Lucia. The in-person training was held at the National Public Health Laboratory on Wednesday,…
16 Jun 2022
Belize City, Belize, June 16, 2022 (PAHO) – Through the “Health Sector Support Programme Belize” project, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and the European Union (EU) donated a server and UPS to the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW). Establishing an electronic repository system at the MoHW will allow…
15 Jun 2022
Bridgetown, Barbados, June 15, 2022 (PAHO/WHO) - The PAHO/WHO Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries commenced the second season of the webinar series “Doing What Matters in Times of Stress” on Thursday June 9, 2021.   The series is hosted by in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Grenada, the European Union…
14 Jun 2022
Through the EU-funded Health Sector Support Programme Project, a PAHO/WHO Belize Mission team led by PWR Dr. Noreen Jack met with Dr. Julio Sabido (CEO, Ministry of Health and Wellness), Mrs. Narda Garcia (CEO, Office of the Prime Minister), Dr. Marco Tulio Mendez (Chairman, National Health Insurance) and key stakeholders as part of technical…
14 Jun 2022
Belize City, Belize, June 14, 2022 (PAHO) - As Belize continues to prepare for the certification to be malaria-free, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Belize Country Office donated 15,000 Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDTs) to the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) as part of the interventions to increase…
13 Jun 2022
Training activities in scholarly communication through face-to-face or online courses[1], workshops or webinars are intended to stimulate the publication of the results of scientific research and clinical observation. The Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information/Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (…
10 Jun 2022
Bridgetown, Barbados, 9 June 2022 (PAHO) - Experts from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Subregional Programme and University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Nursing recently carried out a site visit to assess the Associate Nursing Programme in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI). The activity followed a review of the Nursing Program…
9 Jun 2022
Montevideo, 9 June 2022 (PAHO/CLAP)-- CLAP and the Mental Health and Substance Abuse unit of PAHO/WHO held a webinar to address women's mental health across the life course, addressing aspects before the COVID-19 pandemic, during the pandemic and its consequences for the future. During the COVID-19 pandemic, women have been particularly…
8 Jun 2022
The Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance of Guatemala (MPHSA), in partnership with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), carried out from May 7 to 28 of 2022 a health campaign to operate people affected by trachoma in Sololá to reduce the progression to visual impairment and eventual blindness.  The campaign benefited 212…