20 Jan 2021
Belize City, Belize, January 20, 2021 (PAHO) – Through the reorientation of funds from the “Health Sector Support Programme Belize” project, the European Union (EU) and the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) donated consumables and reagents to the Central Medical Laboratory, Ministry of Health and Wellness.…
19 Jan 2021
São Paulo, 19 January 2021 (PAHO/WHO)—The Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information – BIREME, as a Pan American Health Organization specialized center, part of the Department of Evidence and Intelligence for Action in Health (EIH), has played an important role since the beginning of the pandemic, together with…
18 Jan 2021
The 2nd Term of Adjustment to the Term of Cooperation 93 (TA2/TC93) between the Ministry of Health of Brazil and the Pan American Health Organization aims at developing actions linked to the “Development and improvement of the Latin American Caribbean Center and Health Sciences Information (BIREME), in the context of information and knowledge…
14 Jan 2021
Bridgetown, 14 January 2020 (PAHO/WHO) - PAHO/WHO and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) hosted a webinar titled "Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Surveillance in the Caribbean" in November 2020, bringing together over 180 public health professionals from immunization programs and medicines regulators from 20 Caribbean countries and…
14 Jan 2021
Bridgetown, 14 January 2020 (PAHO/WHO)—In December 2020, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)/the Caribbean Regulatory System (CRS) signed an agreement with PAHO/WHO to share information, including non-public information, on products that have been recommended by PAHO for procurement processes through the PAHO Strategic Fund (SF).  It…
14 Jan 2021
On December 18, 2020, BIREME held its traditional year-end meeting to recognize the main results achieved during the year 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic and social isolation determined that the meeting should take place online, which has not diminished, however, the enthusiasm of the collaborators and the number of results obtained during the year,…
13 Jan 2021
Bridgetown, Barbados, January 13, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – A year since the world was warned about the outbreak of a new corona virus (COVID-19), close to 91 million cases have been reported and nearly 2 million deaths globally.  In the past 3 – 4 weeks, countries in the Eastern Caribbean are now experiencing a second wave and second peaks of the…
13 Jan 2021
Barbados, January 13, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) - Regional Climate Change and Health Designated Authorities  and focal points came together for two days, December 2-3, to accelerate the development of comprehensive Health National Adaptation Plans (HNAPs) across 16 CARIFORUM countries, beneficiaries of the recently launched PAHO/EU/CARIFORUM…
12 Jan 2021
São Paulo, 12 January 2021 (PAHO/WHO)—The 9th Session of BIREME’s Advisory Committee (AC) of BIREME, which took place online on December 17, had the following specific objectives: (1) to hold the annual session and establish effective communication and exchange with the members of the Committee; (2) to inform members on the…