Washington, D.C., 1 July 2024 – Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ World Health Organization (WHO) Country Office Representatives (PWRs) from ten countries of the Americas started today the Executive Programme on Tobacco Control: A Successful Story in Addressing Commercial Drivers of Health. The 2-day meeting at the recently established…
Washington DC, 27 June 2024 - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre in Primary Care Nursing & Health Human Resources, McMaster University, hosted the webinar series titled “Systematic and Evidence-Based Approaches to Optimize Health Systems Integration of Advanced Practice Nursing Roles”. This…
Guadalajara, Jalisco, June 26, 2024. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital organized a regional meeting with health professionals, experts, and representatives from throughout Latin America and the Caribbean on June 19 and 20, 2024, in Mexico. The objective was to promote the implementation and…
Washington, D.C., 25 June 2024 (PAHO) – Members of the Executive Committee of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) joined the Alliance for Primary Health Care for a dialogue on health systems resilience at the Embassy of Brazil. The discussion focused on how the collaboration of PAHO, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the World…
Antigua and Barbuda. 26 June 2024 (PAHO) - The 4th International Conference of Small Island Developing States (SIDS4), which took place in Antigua on 27-30 May 2024, gathered key stakeholders committed to advocating for the voices of SIDS populations. Small Island Developing States face unique challenges, including disproportionate vulnerabilities…
Washington, D.C., June 24, 2024 (PAHO) – On the first day of its session, the Executive Committee of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), which is being held at PAHO headquarters in Washington, D.C., from June 24 to 28, 2024, approved three key policy documents for the transformation of health systems in the Americas.Policy on Long-Term…
Washington, DC. - June 12, 2024 - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) hosted the Meeting of the National Regulatory Authorities of Regional Reference (NRAr) to discuss and analyze regulatory issues of interest, this time under the leadership of the FDA as the pro-tempore Chair of the NRAr Group. This meeting opens its doors to the…
Washington, DC, June 19, 2024 (PAHO) - Health authorities participating at  the LX Ordinary Meeting of the Council of Ministers of Health of Central America and the Dominican Republic (COMISCA, in Spanish) met with members of the Alliance for Primary Health Care in Tela, Honduras. The objective of the meeting was to foster national-level…
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 14, 2024 (PAHO) - Experts from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) participated in a two-day workshop at the Joaquim Venâncio Polytechnic School of Health (EPSJV in Portuguese), located on the grounds of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The aim was to discuss strategies to…