Technical Unit News

25 Mar 2022
In March 2022, PAHO in collaboration with Basic Health International, started convening a training program for the implementation of the HPV test for targeting medics, nurses and laboratory personnel in Antigua and Barbuda. This initiative consists of didactic sessions given by experts from international organizations, government institutions and…
24 Mar 2022
Washington D.C., March 18, 2022 (PAHO)- The Pan American Health Organization presents the new Webinar Series on the renewed Essential Public Health Functions (EPHF), which is a fundamental part of the process being carried out by PAHO to strengthen the stewardship role of the country's health authorities and the areas involved with the exercise of…
22 Mar 2022
The Initiative HEARTS in the Americas, led by the Ministries of Health with the participation of local stakeholders and the technical cooperation of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), has been recognized by the World Heart Awards in the category of "Advocacy in Cardiovascular Health". The award, given by the World Heart Federation,…
24 Feb 2022
Washigton, D.C., 24 de febrero del  2022. Con el objetivo de contribuir a la toma de decisiones respaldadas por evidencia de la investigación confiable, OPS y Evidence Aid presentaron en un seminario web la nueva colección de resúmenes relevantes a sistemas y servicios de salud resilientes en el contexto de la respuesta a desastres y otras…
9 Feb 2022
Last month, the first meeting of WHO Collaborating Centres (CCs) on Air Quality and Health was held to share updates on WHO and CC activities, to discuss the gaps and opportunities for the next two years and to identify synergies with the WHO Global Air Pollution and Health Technical Advisory Group.  
28 Jan 2022
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26 Jan 2022
  The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for nominations to the World No Tobacco Day Awards of individuals or organizations in each of the six WHO Regions for their accomplishments in the area of tobacco control. Theme: Tobacco – Threat to our environment Guidelines for nominations The objective of these criteria is to facilitate…
25 Jan 2022
Washington, DC, 20 January 2022 (PAHO) - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has added new functions and resources to its pharmacovigilance dashboard for COVID-19 vaccines. The dashboard was developed to support the regulatory processes of vaccine introduction and surveillance of vaccine safety, consolidating information on various…
4 Jan 2022
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) launches its first version of a virtual library containing products and activities carried out by the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centres (CCs) to support PAHO/WHO's goals and mandates, as reported by PAHO and/or the CCs from 2015 to present.  About PAHO/WHO CCs WHO Collaborating Centres (CCs) are…