Technical Unit News

1 Sep 2009
Caribbean Countries Celebrate Healthy LifestylesCWD logoOn the week of 7-12 September, Caribbean countries will celebrate Caribbean Wellness…
17 Aug 2009
2010 World Day for Safety and Health at WorkThe International Labour Office (ILO) declared April 28 World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Each year this date is observed in commemoration of the workers who suffered injuries, diseases or fatalities;…
29 May 2008
Better Screening, Treatment, and Affordable Vaccines Can Prevent Doubling of Cervical Cancer Deaths Thirty-three thousand women in Latin America and the Caribbean die each year of preventable cervical cancer, according to a new study. Dramatic new…
27 Apr 2008
Monday, April 28, 2008-The regional heads of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), UNDP (United Nations Development Program), UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund), UNICEF (the United Nations Children's Fund), and WFP (the United Nations World Food Programme),…
26 Mar 2008
Washington, D.C., September 26, 2007 (PAHO)—Experts on nutrition and public health are calling on leaders in the food industry to speed up the elimination of industrially produced trans fatty acids from the foods they produce and distribute, and to become partners in promoting healthy diets throughout the Americas. The call came at a meeting…
11 Nov 2005
Photos: Meeting of National Directors of Epidemiology and Malaria Programs(San José, Costa Rica, 7—10 November 2005) Representatives from 21 endemic countries of the Americas attended this major regional meeting, along with…