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16 Nov 2022
Montevideo, November 16, 2022. The regional advisor in Maternal Health of the Latin American Center for Perinatology - Women's and Reproductive Health (CLAP/WR), Bremen De Mucio, has been awarded the Exceptional Leadership Award granted by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) to recognize outstanding contributions in leading health…
15 Nov 2022
Bridgetown, Barbados, 14 November 2022 (PAHO/WHO) - Surveillance is a key cornerstone to prevent and control diseases and its importance has been ever so highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic.   A four-day meeting on Health Surveillance for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries was recently held in Barbados, which brought together the…
14 Nov 2022
Participants of the morning health walk during the World Diabetes Day 2022 event in Suriname   Suriname, November 14, 2022 (PAHO) – In observation of World Diabetes Day 2022, PAHO/WHO, collaborated with the Ministry of Health in Suriname, in organizing an informative and physically active event in Lelydorp, Suriname.  This served as part of PAHO’…
11 Nov 2022
Managua, November 11, 2022 (PAHO/WHO).- Computer equipment donated by PAHO, with funding from the United States of America, has enabled Nicaragua to update vital processes in its healthcare system. As part of the Nicaragua Ministry of Health’s 2022 Digital Transformation Project , the country received IT equipment for its Family and Community…
10 Nov 2022
PAHO/WHO Suriname Technical Officer Dr. Wendy Emanuelson-Telgt addressed the participants during the 2-day workshop Suriname, November 10, 2022 (PAHO) - In response to the growing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and their risk factors (RFs), the Ministry of Health (MoH), and PAHO/WHO Suriname organized a 2-day interactive workshop for…
9 Nov 2022
Montevideo. November 9, 2022. As every year, this November, from the Latin American Center for Perinatology - Women's and Reproductive Health (CLAP/WR), a series of actions are developed to give visibility to the needs and rights of premature babies and their families, and to raise awareness about the importance of experience and quality care…
9 Nov 2022
Celebrating 120 years of solidarity in advancing the health and well-being of populations, leaving no one behind, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) actively participated in the 7th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR2022), held in Bogotá, Colombia, from October 31 to November 4. At the opening…
7 Nov 2022
Montevideo, November 7, 2022. In the framework of the FIGO 2022 Regional Congress, we talked about the challenges for the advancement of sexual and reproductive rights in the region with Ivonne Díaz, one of the people responsible for the organization of the congress, and director of the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Welfare Division of…
7 Nov 2022
Montevideo, November 7, 2022. During the FIGO 2022 Regional Congress, Marya G. Zlatnik, professor at the University of California, San Francisco, USA, gave a presentation on: Occupational and Environmental Exposures and Women's Health: Effects and Policy Approaches.   The talk dealt with the risks of exposure to certain environments and…