News Releases

1 Dec 2009
A Debate on the Impact of Web 2.0 in Public HealthWith the presence of professionals from PAHO and other health organizations, government agencies…
1 Dec 2009
Representatives of major private sector companies, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), international agencies, and civil society organizations have gathered at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) on December 3 to launch a public-private partnership whose goal is to reduce the burden and cost of chronic diseases in the Americas by…
23 Nov 2009
In Guatemala, U.N. Launches Campaign to Stop Violence against Women and GirlsNoting that almost half of all women in Latin America have been…
21 Nov 2009
Lima, November 23, 2009 - At the Fifth Latin American and Caribbean Forum on HIV/AIDS and STI (Sexually Transmitted Infections), the UNICEF Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and the UNAIDS Regional Office for Latin America today presented the publication "Retos planteados por la…
19 Nov 2009
PAHO and Canada Target Communicable Diseases in South America City in South AmericaA program executed by PAHO for the…
16 Nov 2009
Health Experts Call on Industry, Consumers to Cut Salt to Save Livessalt shakerAn expert group convened by the Pan American Health…
16 Nov 2009
Washington, D.C., 15 November 2009 (PAHO) - World AIDS Day, celebrated this December 1 with the theme "Universal Access and Human Rights," highlights both the progress and the challenges remaining in the fight against HIV/AIDS. While there are significant success stories, reversing the epidemic will still require a lot of effort. A number of…
12 Nov 2009
WHO Says Prompt Treatment Can Prevent Serious Cases, Deaths from H1N1The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new healthcare…