1 Jul 2020
The resources will help PAHO support countries and territories throughout the Americas, currently the global epicenter of the pandemic Washington, DC, July 1, 2020 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is seeking to mobilize new resources for its work on the COVID-19 pandemic in the Americas with a new online portal where…
30 Jun 2020
Washington, D.C., June 30, 2020 (PAHO)— The Director of the Pan American Health Organization, Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, said countries planning to relax public health measures must take a phased approach based on local conditions and be prepared to impose preventive measures again if the epidemiological situation changes. “The key is to think…
26 Jun 2020
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, has expressed her gratitude to the Government of Canada for its contribution to PAHO's response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in the region. The contribution of USD$5.3 million will benefit a total of fifteen Caribbean countries including Trinidad and Tobago. Overall, the…
25 Jun 2020
The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries (ECC) and USAID recently assisted the government of Antigua and Barbuda in their fight against COVID-19. PAHO presented the Ministry of Health with a five-seater 2020 Kia Seltos. Funding for this purchase was provided…
24 Jun 2020
Leadership, good data and strong health systems will be key to ensure effective response, PAHO Director says   Washington, D.C., June 24, 2020 (PAHO) – The Director of the Pan American Health Organization, Carissa F. Etienne, said today that “in the absence of effective treatments or a widely available vaccine, we expect that…
24 Jun 2020
Washington, D.C., 24 June 2020 (PAHO/WHO) - The Executive Committee of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) concluded its 166th session yesterday, in a virtual format, addressing resolutions related to the COVID-19 pandemic in the region of the Americas, PAHO’s governance reforms and other documents relating to the organization's…
23 Jun 2020
Athletes share messages to keep us #HEALTHYTogether 23 June 2020 - On Olympic Day, 23 June 2020, the International Olympic Committee and WHO together with the United Nations launch a partnership to encourage individuals and communities around the world to be #HEALTHYTogether. The three partners and Olympic athletes will…
23 Jun 2020
Washington D.C., June 23, 2020 (PAHO)— More than 1.6 million cases of dengue have been reported in the Americas in the first five months of 2020, drawing attention to the need to continue eliminating mosquito vectors of disease even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. “While social distancing measures are in place, households should be…
22 Jun 2020
Initiative seeks to raise billions in commitments for the development and distribution of tests, treatments and a vaccine against COVID-19. Donors can also choose to make direct contributions to PAHO Washington, DC, June 22, 2020 (PAHO) - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) was chosen by Global Citizen as one of its regional…