13 May 2020
A joint campaign with the Government of the United Kingdom 13 May 2020 - WHO has joined forces with the Government of the United Kingdom to run an awareness campaign about the risks of incorrect and false information regarding the Coronavirus pandemic. “Stop The Spread” is a global campaign which aims to raise awareness about the risks of…
12 May 2020
Washington D.C., May 12, 2020 (PAHO)—The Director of the Pan American Health Organization, Carissa F. Etienne, called on countries to address health, social and economic emergencies, saying she is “deeply concerned” by the rapid expansion of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in the Americas. “The pandemic has forced us to address three…
12 May 2020
Washington, DC, May 12, 2019 (PAHO) - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) launched a new publication, Perspectives and Contributions of Nursing to the Promotion of Universal Health, on the International Day of Nurses, celebrated on May 12. The publication, an effort by PAHO in cooperation with the University of Illinois at Chicago,…
10 May 2020
Washington, DC, May 9 (PAHO)- The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) will be collaborating with Sony Music Latin-Iberia on the virtual concert Made In: Casa #DesdeCasaConMusica Music Festival, by providing reliable information about the pandemic COVID-19 and the response of the organization in the Region of the Americas. This event,…
8 May 2020
Washington D.C. / Panama City, May 8, 2020 (PAHO / UNOPS) - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) today published new guidelines for workers on construction projects so they can take measures to prevent infection from the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19. COVID 19 - Preventive…
5 May 2020
She also warned of the possibility of a humanitarian crisis in Haiti due to COVID-19 and urged the formation of a coalition to address the issue. Washington, DC, May 5, 2020 (PAHO) – The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, asked countries to analyze specific trends in the COVID-19 pandemic according…
4 May 2020
Washington, DC, May 4, 2020 (PAHO)— Mary Kay, Inc. today announced that will donate 25,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), as part of a project to support front-line health workers in the Americas responding to the novel coronavirus 2019 )(COVID-19) pandemic. Under terms of the donation, PAHO will supply…
29 Apr 2020
During Vaccination Week in the Americas, PAHO urges countries to ensure the implementation of strict hygiene measures at vaccination services, and that these are kept from separate to other health care services during the pandemic. April 29, 2020, Washington, DC (PAHO/WHO) – Health authorities should take specific steps to protect health care…
28 Apr 2020
Washington, DC, April 28, 2020 (PAHO) — The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, today urged for vaccination programs to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic. If we fall behind on routine immunizations, particularly for children, we risk outbreaks, thus overwhelming hospitals and clinics with…