27 Apr 2020
The Brazilian cartoon helps spread the word about the importance of immunization for the 18th Vaccination Week in the Americas Washington, DC, April 27, 2020 (PAHO/WHO) – Monica and Friends are encouraging people to get vaccinated as part of the Pan American Health Organization´s (PAHO´s) 18th Vaccination Week in the Americas, which runs April 25…
26 Apr 2020
On the cusp of Vaccination Week in the Americas, countries need to take innovative safety measures to strengthen flu and measles vaccination to avoid an added burden of vaccine-preventable diseases Washington, DC, April 24, 2020 (PAHO/WHO) – Countries must strengthen vaccination against seasonal influenza and measles to prevent…
24 Apr 2020
The Organization outlines key guidelines on how to stay the course of malaria elimination and support the response against COVID-19 Washington, D.C., 25 April 2020 (PAHO/WHO) — Work to prevent, detect and treat malaria in the Americas must be sustained while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, PAHO/WHO experts said today, citing solidarity…
24 Apr 2020
On the cusp of Vaccination Week in the Americas, countries need to take innovative safety measures to strengthen flu and measles vaccination to avoid an added burden of vaccine-preventable diseases  Washington, DC, April 24, 2020 (PAHO/WHO) – Countries must strengthen vaccination against seasonal influenza and measles to…
24 Apr 2020
The Organization outlines key guidelines on how to stay the course of malaria elimination and support the response against COVID-19 Washington, D.C., 25 April 2020 (PAHO/WHO) — Work to prevent, detect and treat malaria in the Americas must be sustained while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, PAHO/WHO experts said today, citing solidarity…
21 Apr 2020
Washington, DC, April 21, 2020 (PAHO)— The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, today called for accelerated and expanded testing for COVID-19 in countries of the Americas. “We need a clearer view of where the virus is circulating and how many people have been infected in order to guide our actions,” she…
17 Apr 2020
Washington, DC, April 17, 2020 (PAHO)—The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne and top PAHO experts briefed national health authorities in the Americas on the current status of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic response, in two virtual sessions that were convened earlier this week. The discussions…
14 Apr 2020
Dr Etienne also highlighted the urgent need for countries to accelerate and expand testing for a more accurate understanding of the pandemic  Washington, DC, April 14 2020 (PAHO)—The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, said that social distancing measures are giving our societies a chance to prepare…
14 Apr 2020
Washington, D.C., April 14 2020 (PAHO) —  The Director of the Pan American Health Organization, Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, has convened two high-level meetings of Ministers of Health of the Americas to brief them on the current status of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, and to discuss some of the latest developments in the…