Technical Unit News

Washington DC, 23 April 2024 (PAHO) - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) supported the organization of the First International Meeting on Scientific Communication, Health and Social Impact, held from April 8 to 12 at the Faculty of Sciences of Information from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), in Spain. Scholars and researchers…
A global movement of communities, civil society groups, human and animal health professionals, scientists, agroecologists, educators, artists, and indigenous peoples' representatives has demanded urgent action on the growing threat of bacteria resistant to antibiotics and the broader Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).Targeting High-Level meeting in…
Washington D.C., 19 April 2024. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) received public health officers, policy advisors, and epidemiologists from the Ministry of Tourism and Public Health and from the Department of Public Health of Aruba to participate in a data analysis meeting to examine the results, and implications, of the STEPS survey…
Washington D.C., 19 April 2024 (PAHO)—The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) presented the current challenges with the migration and mobility of the health workforce in the Region and the urgent need for the international community to prioritize the investment in the formation and strengthening of the health professionals, during the G20 Side…
PAHO co-organized with UNFPA the side event Equity in Health: Promoting and guaranteeing the health and well-being of people of African descent in the Americas.Washington, D.C., April 17, 2024 - During the third session of the Permanent Forum of Afrodescendants, held in Geneva, Switzerland, from April 16-19, PAHO coordinated the side event Equity…
Washington DC, April 18, 2024- The Virtual Campus for Public Health (VCPH) of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) surpassed 3 million users from more than 225 countries and territories around the world."In just over 20 years, the Virtual Campus has grown exponentially and has established itself as an educational community of reference, key…
The Indigenous Peoples Observatory Network (IPON) members have participated in PAHO’s training sessions to become facilitators of Knowledge Dialogues. Following the request of the IPON network, the training was organized by PAHO Cultural Diversity program of the Department of Social and Environmental Determinants for Health Equity (DHE). 17…
Bogota, April 5th, 2024. "This bridge has witnessed the passage of millions of migrants and refugees", said Dr. Santino Severoni, Director of the Department of Health and Migration at the World Health Organization. His words resonate as all type of vehicles cross the Simón Bolívar Bridge, a key border point between Colombia and Venezuela. In fact…
Brussels, Belgium, March 21, 2024 (OPS) - In the framework of the high-level meeting on equitable access to health technologies, high-level representatives from the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean held a dialogue to strengthen the partnership between the two regions on human development and health.The Director of the Pan…