14 Jul 2020
Washington, D.C., July 14, 2020 (PAHO) — Countries in the Americas are pooling their efforts to ensure access to treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, The Director of the Pan American Health Organization, Carissa F. Etienne, said today. Acting as a bloc, PAHO member states will benefit from our technical expertise, as well as our decades of…
10 Jul 2020
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) office officially kicked off the new €6.85 million European Union funded initiative on climate change and health with the first Regional Partner Dialogue. This virtual session, held on June 29th, brought together representatives from five regional organisations to facilitate discussions on the critical…
7 Jul 2020
Washington, D.C., July 7, 2020 (PAHO)— As the region of the Americas reports 100,000 cases of COVID-19 a day, the Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, called for strong coordination across countries, evidence to guide leaders’ actions and for people to protect themselves and others. “The past six months…
6 Jul 2020
Belize City, Belize, July 6, 2020 (PAHO) - As Belize strives to be prepared for the resurgence of COVID-19 cases in the country, the Governments of the United Kingdom and Canada collaborated with the Pan American Health Organization to support the Ministry of Health of Belize to continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic through the donation of…
6 Jul 2020
Washington, D.C., July 6, 2020 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization is urging countries to continue actions against malaria in the Americas, in line with the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, especially among vulnerable populations. In a recent Epidemiological Update, PAHO said, “This situation is especially worrying in areas where…
2 Jul 2020
Belize City, Belize, July 2, 2020 (PAHO) - The European Union (EU) has reallocated 500,000 Euros from the existing “Health Sector Support Programme Belize Project” that is being implemented jointly by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Ministry of Health to support the Ministry of Health and the country’s response to COVID-19.…
2 Jul 2020
Rapid mobilization, logistical support, and technical expertise were provided to countries from the start  Washington, D.C., July 2, 2020 (PAHO) — The Pan American Health Organization is continuing and accelerating work to support countries throughout the Americas in dealing with the serious health and social effects of the COVID-19…
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…