31 Mar 2021
Port of Spain 30 March, 2021 (PAHO/WHO)- Today, Trinidad and Tobago received 33,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, a global effort between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Gavi, UNICEF, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (…
30 Mar 2021
Brasília, 30 de março de 2021 – O Brasil aderiu nesta terça-feira (30) à estratégia internacional HEARTS, uma iniciativa que busca se integrar harmoniosa e progressivamente aos serviços de saúde existentes nos países para promover a adoção das melhores práticas globais na prevenção e controle das doenças cardiovasculares, que são a principal causa…
29 Mar 2021
Georgetown, 29 January 2021 – Guyana today received 24,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses through the COVAX Facility, a partnership between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The…
29 Mar 2021
Belize City, Belize, March 29, 2021 (PAHO) – Although Belize’s land borders remain closed, it is key for the country’s points of entry to be prepared to prevent, control and provide proper public health response for when the land borders reopen. Through funding from the Government of Canada, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health…
26 Mar 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 25 March 2021 (PAHO / WHO) -  The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) have joined the University of the West Indies (UWI ) and the Caribbean Community Climate Change Center (CCCCC), as the latest agencies…
24 Mar 2021
São Paulo, 24 March 2021 (PAHO/WHO) - PAHO/WHO, through the Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information, which is part of the Department of Evidence and Intelligence for Action in Health (BIREME/EIH) and the PAHO offices in Brazil, El Salvador, Guatemala and Peru, invites to participate virtually at the launch of the e-…
23 Mar 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 23 March 2021 (PAHO) - The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered social stigma and discriminatory behavior against persons who have contracted the COVID-19 virus, those who have been in contact with such persons, as well as any person who has been perceived to have come in contact with the virus.  This negative association…
23 Mar 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, March 23, 2021 (PAHO / WHO) - To assist country officials to better understand the concerns, attitudes and intended practices of Caribbean health care workers regarding COVID-19 vaccines, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) subregional Caribbean office has launched a survey which will inform a targeted regional…
23 Mar 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, 23 March, 2021 – A Cayman Islands-based journalist who wrote an article examining  the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of teenagers, has won the PAHO/CDB/CBU Award “Celebrating Responsible Coverage of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support During COVID-19”. Daphne Ewing-Chow was adjudged winner in…