Technical Unit News

28 Sep 2022
New global WHO guidelines on mental health at work are reinforced by practical strategies outlined in a joint WHO/ILO policy brief. 28 September 2022, Geneva, Switzerland.- WHO and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have called for concrete actions to address mental health concerns in the working population. An estimated 12…
27 Sep 2022
Washington D. C. 27 de septiembre del 2022.- Ministros de Salud y otras altas autoridades de los países y territorios de las Américas aprobaron la Política para mejorar la salud mental en el marco de la 30.a Conferencia Sanitaria Panamericana de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud, en Washington, D. C. Estados Unidos. El Dr. Anselm Hennis,…
26 Sep 2022
PAHO convenes experts from the Americas region to share experiences, lessons learned, and challenges faced by countries to strengthen and reform health systems in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Washington, D.C., 26 September 2022 (PAHO) – The Pan American health Organization (PAHO) launched a series of virtual seminars under the…
26 Sep 2022
Los trabajos ganadores serán compartidos en la Campaña de la Semana de Prevención del Embarazo Adolescente de las Américas. Washington, D.C., 26 de septiembre de 2022. Seis adolescentes entre 12 y 19 años de Colombia, Santa Lucía, Brasil, Chile y Guatemala ganaron el concurso Voces Adolescentes que buscó recabar la opinión de los adolescentes de…
10 Sep 2022
Washington, D.C. September 10, 2022 (PAHO). For this years’ Wellness Week, September 10-16, the Pan American Health Organization is urging national and local governments to make a greater investment to promote health in neighborhoods. The population groups with the worst health outcomes in the countries of the Region are also those who live in…
25 Aug 2022
Washington DC, 25 August 2022 (PAHO)- The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) held the webinar " Community of Practice for Nursing in the Region of the Americas - Launch of the Platform" with the aim of presenting and encouraging participants to use the Community of Practice. The Community of Practice for Nursing in the Region of the Americas…
19 Aug 2022
PAHO will soon launch virtual courses for the reduction of stigma in mental health in a self-study mode, in Spanish and English Washington, DC., 19 August, 2022.- On August 18, PAHO launched the course "Understanding stigma, version 2.0" was launched in a webinar with the participation of representatives of Mental Health First Aid Canada and the…
19 Aug 2022
Washington, D.C., 19 August 2022 (PAHO) - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), with the support of the regulatory authorities of the Region of the Americas, has adapted the World Health Organization (WHO) protocol for safety surveillance of molnupiravir, by cohort event monitoring. Molnupiravir is an oral medication for mild and…
19 Aug 2022
Washington, DC, 19 August 2022 (PAHO) - Chile, Mexico, and Peru are making progress with point prevalence surveys  (PPSs) on antimicrobial use in hospitals, with the support of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). PPSs are useful to understand different aspects of medicine prescription patterns for hospitalized patients. …