Technical Unit News

29 Nov 2021
Washington DC, November 27, 2021 (PAHO) - From 23-15 November, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) participated in the XXI Meeting of the Ibero-American Network-Council of donor and transplant organizations (known in Spanish as RCIDT), organized by the National Transplantation Organization of Spain (known in Spanish as ONT), a…
29 Nov 2021
Fifth meeting of the webinar series on the Essential Public Health Functions: Right to health, social participation and strengthening of the EPHF Washington, DC, November 22, 2021 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization held a new meeting that brought together experts from different sectors to share experiences of social participation in…
29 Nov 2021
Washington DC, 29 November 2021 (PAHO)- The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), in collaboration with the University of Vermont, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center in Health Technology Management, launched three main activities to strengthen Health Technology Management (HTM) capacities in Caribbean countries.  Webinar Series on Healthcare…
26 Nov 2021
The Pan American Journal of Public Health (PAJPH), published by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), announces a Call for Abstracts for an upcoming special issue on “PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centres: Celebrating the achievement of our common goals,” to be published in 2022. This special issue will be part of the Journal’s 100-year…
17 Nov 2021
Washington DC, 16 November 2021 (PAHO) - The Virtual Campus for Public Health of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) presented the Initiative to strengthen trainers’ capacity to design and manage virtual courses, during a webinar, on 16 November 2021, organized in cooperation with the University Institute Italian Hospital of Buenos Aires,…
17 Nov 2021
Washington, DC, November 17, 2021 (PAHO)- The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) at the University of Toronto signed a new three-year agreement that seeks to continue to strengthen and expand joint efforts focused on health and migration in the Region of the…
17 Nov 2021
New HPV vaccine prequalification aims to rectify gross inequities in access to lifesaving tools New R&D recommendations for artificial intelligence-based screening technologies New investments and commitments by the French government’s L’Initiative facility, FIND, University of Miami, WHO Geneva, 17 November 2021 - Today WHO joins…
16 Nov 2021
Washington, D.C., November 16, 2021 (PAHO/WHO) - On September 14 and 16, 2021, delegates of faculties and schools of pharmacy from 24 countries of the Region of the Americas participated in the 12th Pan American Conference on Pharmaceutical Education (PCPE). This virtual meeting on the "Prospects for pharmaceutical education using new technology-…
15 Nov 2021
This week the Second Meeting of the Parties (MOP2) to the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products is convened. Parties to the Protocol must also be Party to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The number of Parties to the Protocol will soon reach 64, as the treaty enters into force in the most recent country…