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COVER ECONOMICS DIMENSIONS NCDsOn June 6 at the World Congress of Cardiology in Mexico City, PAHO launched the publication "Economic Dimensions of Noncommunicable Diseases in Latin America and the…
Join the adolescent health listserv, Carib4AdHealth Adol-caribeJoin the new listserv for adolescent health in the Caribbean, Carib4AdHealth! The…
Washington, DC, 24 May 2016 (PAHO / WHO) - A group of bioethicists who analyzed the main ethical challenges in response to the outbreak of the Zika virus have concluded that countries are obliged to give all available information on Zika and be explicit about what is not known. Their recommendation from the ethics perspective is that countries…
Webinar on Salt Reduction and Fortification - May 23, 2016libros sal yodoAs part of the monthly activities on…
Panama City, Panama, 17 May 2016 (PAHO/WHO) - The International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, observed each year on May 17th, aims to draw attention to the violence and discrimination lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people experience globally. Never before have the concerns of LGBTI communities in Latin America…
inequities in health in the americas The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) launched a new Commission on Equity and Health Inequalities in the Region of the Americas this week, during a two-day event focused on the profound effects that non-…
With the slogan "Fight the bite, destroy mosquito breeding sites", this first Mosquito Awareness Week, 9-15 May, will focus on Zika and the risks associated with the disease, especially for pregnant women.The annual week was declared at the 17th meeting of the CARICOM Heads of Government in November 2014.Visit the website via this link: Caribbean…
World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2017The 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…
World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2016 The 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…