Technical Unit News

24 Oct 2023
24 October, 2023 (PAHO/WHO) – PAHO, through its department of Innovation, Access to Medicines and Health Technologies (IMT), participated in the TAIEX INTPA Regional Workshop on EU-Caribbean Regulatory Systems by the European Union Delegations in Guyana and Barbados in collaboration with the Government of Guyana and CARPHA in Georgetown, Guyana on…
23 Oct 2023
Georgetown, Guyana-18 October 2023 - In the framework of regional regulatory capacity building, a PAHO/IMT mission visited Guyana on 9-10 October 2023 with the purpose to provide continuity to the regulatory system strengthening activities currently underway in Guyana. Particularly, discussions on modernizing their legal framework and the…
20 Oct 2023
A workshop hosted on October 16-17, 2023, centered on establishing new networks among health authority partners in the Americas and construct climate-resilient and low-carbon health systems that address the specific needs of vulnerable populations through inclusive and participatory processes. Washington, D.C., 20 October 2023 ― PAHO and Health…
17 Oct 2023
Washington D.C. 17 October 2023 (PAHO/WHO) – The release of the 2023 Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Global Monitoring Report, jointly published by the World Health Organization and the World Bank on 18 September 2023, has provided significant insights that are particularly relevant to the Americas Region.  The report provides the latest…
16 Oct 2023
Berlin, October 15, 2023 - During the World Health Summit in Berlin, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Jarbas Barbosa, presented the Organization’s strategy to eliminate more than 30 communicable diseases from the region of the Americas.   Speaking at an event during the global health gathering, the PAHO Director said the PAHO…
13 Oct 2023
Ecuador, Belize, Honduras, and Peru were part of the symposium to share best practices for the Region.  Supply Chain Management and integrated health information have become significant and vital resources that need to be part of the countries’ priorities in improving access to health supplies.   Within the scope of the…
13 Oct 2023
The XI Regional Meeting on Medical Device Regulation is being held with the participation - in person and virtually - of 22 countries of the Region of the Americas with the purpose of promoting the strengthening of the regulatory capacity of the National Regulatory Authorities (NRA) in the Region in the field of medical devices, through strategies…
12 Oct 2023
Washington, D.C. 12 October 2023 – In a remarkable demonstration of international cooperation, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has joined forces with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to lead the charge in advancing pediatric cancer care across Latin America and the Caribbean. With nearly 29,000 childhood cancer cases…
12 Oct 2023
Washington, D.C., Oct. 13, 2023 (PAHO)- In order to contribute to the implementation of disaster response simulations and drills in an agile manner and with a methodology that allows testing different scenarios under optimal conditions of information management, coordination and operational management, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/…