Country News

30 Sep 2022
El Alto, La Paz, Oct. 24th, 2022 (PAHO)- El Alto’s Health Secretariat is currently working with the local association of midwives to revalue their practices and knowledge. This is to improve sexual and reproductive health care in this municipality, which has one of the highest rates of population growth in Bolivia. A workshop with traditional…
30 Sep 2022
The Virtual Health Library (VHL), a model for  information management developed and coordinated regionally by the Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Information Center of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (BIREME/PAHO/WHO) with the support of Latin American and Caribbean countries is recognized as a…
26 Sep 2022
Montevideo. September 26, 2022. A study developed by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) with the contribution of the Latin American Center for Perinatology - Women's and Reproductive Health (CLAP/WR) on the prevention of adolescent pregnancy in Honduras and the Dominican Republic was recently published in Saludemia Magazine. …
23 Sep 2022
PAHO/WHO Representative Dr. Karen Lewis-Bell, Dr Djamiel Koesni BOG Acting Manager National Immunization Program, and Deputy Chief of Mission, Priyadarshi Sen  Suriname, September 23, 2022 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) office in Suriname, in collaboration with the United States Government (USG), procured cold chain equipment…
23 Sep 2022
The technical cooperation project developed between the Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (BIREME/PAHO/WHO) and the Representation of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in Nicaragua Its main objective was to activate the Nicaragua VHL and strengthen the Network of…
21 Sep 2022
Brazil receives the award at the United Nations General Assembly Brasilia, 21 September, 2022 -  Brazil receives, this Wednesday (21), the Award from the United Nations Task Force for the Prevention and Control of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), which this year joined forces with the Special Primary Health Care Program ( PHC…
19 Sep 2022
Georgetown, Guyana, 19 September (PAHO)-  Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Guyana, FPL/IM Unit, and the Ministry of Health conducted field visits to hinterland sub-districts of Region 8, Paramakatoi, and Bamboo Creek to address issues of equity and access to vaccination and maternal and child health services to the…
16 Sep 2022
Kingston, Jamaica, September 16, 2022 (PAHO/WHO) – The community-based approach to combatting COVID-19 and reinforcing routine immunization has received increased support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) with the donation of a mobile…
15 Sep 2022
Smart Health Care Facilities in the Caribbean Initiative PAHO/WHO Belize conducts Two-Day Maintenance Training with Health Personnel for Smart HealthCare Facilities Belize City, Belize, September 15, 2022 (PAHO) – As part of the Smart Health Care Facilities in the Caribbean II Project, funded by the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth &…