Technical Unit News

26 Jun 2013
Washington, D.C., 26 June 2013 (PAHO/WHO- UNICEF)-. The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and UNICEF agreed yesterday to strengthen their work together in the countries of the Americas in areas related to maternal and child health, adolescent health, health data and information systems, nutrition, and HIV/AIDS,…
17 Jun 2013
The search for the next "Malaria Champions of the Americas" will accept…
28 May 2013
Preventing cervical cancer in Argentina Argentina Ministry of Health In Argentina, the WHO-recommended human papillomavirus (HPV…
16 May 2013
Technical Document: Salt Smart AmericasIn this year dedicated to the fight against the major public health issue, Hypertension,…
16 May 2013
Salt is the leading risk factor for hypertension, which affects nearly one in three people in the Americas Washington, D.C., 17 May 2013—At least 30% of people in the Americas suffer from hypertension, or high blood pressure, for which excessive dietary salt is the main risk factor. For 1 of 3 people who have hypertension, cutting sodium intake…