Technical Unit News

26 Jan 2016
Washington, D.C., 26 January 2015 (PAHO/WHO) - Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) according to Dr. Nathalie Charpak, an internationally respected pediatrician and daughter of the Nobel Prize-winning physicist George Charpak, represents a way of humanizing neonatal healthcare. The issue Like other forms of "kangaroo care," KMC is an incubation method to…
16 Nov 2015
Regional meeting on ethnicity and health in the Americas, December 7-8, 2015save the date Available data indicates that indigenous…
5 Nov 2015
Adolescent and Youth Health Survey: Your voice counts!  adols Adolescent and youth health is a priority for the Pan American Health Organization/World…
23 Oct 2015
Washington, DC, October 26, 2015.- Experts and representatives of governments and professional associations of radiology will meet from tomorrow in the Pan American Health Organization to propose minimum quality standards for mammography services in Latin America and Caribbean. They also will develop a strategy for implementing  quality…
2 Oct 2015
Alessandra Guedes discusses Violence Against Women during +SocialGood at the Directing Council:
2 Jul 2015
Heatwaves and health: guidance on warning-system development Heatwaves are among the most dangerous of natural hazards that have a significant impact on society. "Heatwaves and health", the new report launched by WHO and the World Meteorological…
17 Jun 2015
The Inter-American Task Force on NCDs promotes collaboration across various sectors of government in the Americas for a comprehensive response to NCDs at the national, sub-regional and regional levels. It includes the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Organization of American States (OAS), including the Inter-American Commission of…