Country News

21 Sep 2021
Belize City, Belize, September 21, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – To strengthen the capacity to screen for diabetes in a timely manner, through the European Union Directorate-General for International Partnerships (formerly EU-DEVCO), the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization donated medical equipment to the Belize Family Life Association…
21 Sep 2021
Adorned in purple, the PAHO-WHO Country Office for The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands showed their support during Alzheimer Awareness Week 2021.   The Bahamas Alzheimer Association partnered with the Country Office to host the “Let’s Talk About Dementia” webinar. Dr Keva Thompson, Non-Communicable Diseases Consultant (PAHO-WHO Bahamas…
20 Sep 2021
Belize City, Belize, September 20, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – The European Union (EU) has been partnering with PAHO/WHO Belize for almost 20 years in projects that advance the goal of providing more efficient and higher quality health care for the people of Belize. As one of the largest projects being implemented in Belize, the Health Sector Support…
20 Sep 2021
The Natural History of Covid-19 Window of Knowledge was launched during the event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Virtual Health Library of Brazil’s Ministry of Health’s, broadcast via the DataSUS YouTube channel. The Window is a product of technical cooperation between BIREME and the Department of Science, Technology, Innovation, and…
17 Sep 2021
Montevideo, September 17, 2021, CLAP/PAHO- Beginning in 2013, every September 17 is the World Patient Safety Day celebration, a date established by the World Health Assembly through the adoption of resolution WHA72.6 on this topic. This year’s campaign slogan – “Act now for safe and respectful childbirth!” – the emphasis is placed for ensuring…
16 Sep 2021
The initiative is coordinated among the Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare (MPH & SW), The Latin American Center for Perinatology, Women's and Reproductive Health (CLAP-PAHO/WHO) and the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Representation in Paraguay.   Asunción, September 16, 2021 (PAHO/WHO)- With…
15 Sep 2021
The Guyana Responsible Association (GRPA), with support from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and World Health Organization (WHO) Civil Society Project, conducted a two-day advocacy training for the Youth.  The training focused on improving access to sexual and reproductive health services, especially to vulnerable groups during…
15 Sep 2021
PAHO Guyana and the Ministry of Health trained Community Volunteers from 5 districts in region one on Surveillance and Monitoring & Evaluation for Malaria. During this time of COVID-19, it is essential to ensure universal access to malaria diagnosis and treatment.  These volunteers work with the miners who provide malaria services to…
14 Sep 2021
The Covid-19 global pandemic brought countless challenges to individuals and organizations that, due to teleworking brought on by this unprecedented public health emergency, had to reassess their way of operating so that their intellectual capital and operations could acted synchronously, and necessarily with the support of ICTs - information and…