Technical Unit News


18 Feb 2021
Washington DC, January 31, 2021 (PAHO) - The course on the "World Health Organization methodology of for a global programme on surveillance of antimicrobial consumption," developed by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), ended with 20 participants from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Paraguay, and Peru. The course…
18 Feb 2021
Washington DC, February 5, 2020 (PAHO) - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) together with experts from the pharmacovigilance programs of seven countries in the Americas (Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Mexico and Peru) is developing a protocol to determine the reports of suspected adverse reactions to medicines and…
17 Feb 2021
Successful implementation of the framework for monitoring HIV services for key populations in Latin America and the Caribbean. PAHO/WHO February 17, 2021. In Latin America and the Caribbean, 70-80% of new HIV infections occur among key populations and their clients or sexual partners. High-quality strategic information on the monitoring of HIV…
15 Feb 2021
15 February 2021 | Geneva | WHO A suite of tools to help countries improve diagnosis and treatment of cancer among children is being released today by the World Health Organization, on International Childhood Cancer Day. The package includes a “how-to” guide for policy-makers, cancer control programme managers and hospital managers; an…
26 Jan 2021
Group will advise WHO on global mechanism to pool knowledge about COVID-19 health technologies. WASHINGTON, D.C., January 25, 2021 (PAHO) The World Health Organization (WHO) is seeking experts to serve as members of the Technical Advisory Group on the COVID-19 Technology Access Pool (C-TAP). C-TAP is an open source global mechanism for pooling…
24 Jan 2021
Washington DC, January 21, 2021 (PAHO) - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) participated in the XX Meeting of the Ibero-American Network-Council of Donation and Transplantation (known in Spanish as RCIDT), together with representatives of donor and transplant organizations from 17 Latin American countries, and experts from international…
22 Jan 2021
Deadline for applications: 19 February 2021 (23:59 GMT) TDR (the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases), SIHI (the Social Innovation in Health Initiative), and WHO regional offices are pleased to issue this call for proposals to identify good practices in engaging communities in research for implementation and in social…
18 Jan 2021
Washington DC, January 29, 2021 (PAHO) - Representatives of PAHO and countries of the region participated in the General Session of the National Pharmaceutical Services Groups, held on 10 December 2020, virtually, to discuss the experiences and progress of the countries in the development of national plans for pharmaceutical services based on…
15 Jan 2021
Washington, D.C., 15 January 2021 (PAHO/WHO)—The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for nominations to the World No Tobacco Day Awards of individuals or organizations in each of the six WHO Regions for their accomplishments in the area of tobacco control. Theme: Commit to quit The 2021 WNTD campaign “Commit to Quit” will help create…