Technical Unit News

20 Jul 2021
Washington, D.C., 20 July 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – Enrollment for the second offering of the Pan American Health Organization’s (PAHO) virtual course on the implementation and strengthening of Programs for Optimizing Antimicrobials Use (PROA, in Spanish) will open on 10 August, 2021.  The roughly 70-hour course, offered on the PAHO Virtual Campus…
16 Jul 2021
Following the World Health Organization's SIDS Summit for Health, and as part of the United Nations High-Level Political Forum which followed the WHO Summit, Dr. María Neira, Director of Public Health and the Environment Department at the World Health Organization talked about the unprecedented health challenges Small Island Developing States…
16 Jul 2021
From the webinar series on Essential Public Health Functions   Washington, DC, 12 July 2021 (PAHO)- Within the framework of the webinar series on the Essential Public Health Functions (EPHF), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) held the third meeting of this series that focused on deepening the debate on policy formulation processes…
15 Jul 2021
Washington DC, July 14, 2021 (PAHO) - Experts from Latin America and Europe participate in the “Development in Transition: Dialogues to chart new paths for Latin America and The Caribbean” to discuss the most relevant actions and policies that countries have developed from the first level of care (FLC) to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to…
14 Jul 2021
PAHO and the Center for Global Development (CGD) co-hosted a webinar to launch the Strategic Fund’s 2020 Annual Report, bringing together diverse experts and public health leaders to shine a light on opportunities for pooled procurement mechanisms to support both priority health programs and emergency response. Washington, DC, July 13, 2021 (PAHO…
9 Jul 2021
A testament to the importance of supporting COVID-19 emergency response alongside public health commitments, the Strategic Fund plays a central role in health systems strengthening by leveraging technical cooperation to support the supply of essential and lifesaving health products across the Americas. Washington, DC, July 9, 2021 (PAHO) – The…
9 Jul 2021
To expand access to tools that enhance health research The course "Guidelines for the preparation of research reports" is available in Portuguese and was initially launched in English and Spanish. Washington, DC, July 9, 2021 - To expand access to simple and powerful tools that enhance the impact and visibility of health research, the Pan…
6 Jul 2021
Too many women worldwide – particularly the poorest women – continue to die from cervical cancer; a disease which is both preventable and treatable. Today, WHO and HRP have launched a new guideline to help countries make faster progress, more equitably, on the screening and treatment of this devastating disease. Ending suffering from cervical…
6 Jul 2021
The purpose of this course, online self-learning & tutor-guided, is to reduce mental health-related stigma and improve clinical and management skills among primary care providers when working with individuals that are experiencing mental health challenges. This Course includes the following topics: Raising Awareness, The impact of Stigma,…