Web Notes

5 Aug 2020
The Global Network for WHO Collaborating Centres for Nursing & Midwifery Secretariat’s Annual Report 2020 is now available. This report includes annual updates for each Collaborating Centre and are further featured on their individual webpages. You can also visit this page featuring what Collaborating Centres for…
27 Jul 2020
In this video, Dr. Claudina Cayetano speaks about the COVID-19 response by the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University (CAN-32).  
27 Jul 2020
The Collaborating Centres in the Region have been supporting the Organization with COVID-19 related initiatives on several topics. Laboratory Biosafety and Quality As a joint effort, the WHO Collaborating Centre (CC) on Laboratory Biosafety at the Ministry of Health (MEX-31), the WHO CC on Laboratory Quality Management at the Ministry…
22 Jul 2020
Here are activities that partner institutions are carrying out in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence Informed Policy In Canada, McMaster University is conducting the following activities: Co-led the COVID-19 Evidence Network to support Decision-making (COVID-END) Led the preparation of rapid-evidence profiles to…
18 May 2020
En su rol de Centro Colaborador de la OPS/OMS en Gestión del Conocimiento, el Departamento de Informática en Salud, del Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, está colaborando con la OPS en el desarrollo y diseminación de Hojas Informativas sobre el uso de tecnologías de información en apoyo a la respuesta mundial contra la pandemia. Asimismo, está…
14 May 2020
In its role as the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre for International Nursing Development in Primary Health Care, the College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago in collaboration with PAHO has co-organized a publication titled Perspectives and Contributions of Nursing to the Promotion of Universal Health that highlights more than…
7 Apr 2020
In its role as WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control at the School of Public Health at The University of Hong Kong, staff contributed to a published article on the efficacy of face masks for seasonal human coronaviruses, influenza viruses and rhinoviruses. [ABSTRACT] We identified seasonal human coronaviruses,…
11 Sep 2019
Nassau, Bahamas, September 11, 2019 —The Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization has established a special Bahamas Health Relief Fund to receive unrestricted and unearmarked funds from donors who would like to support the Ministry of Health of The Bahamas in its relief and response efforts related to Hurricane Dorian. The PAHO…
15 Aug 2019
The Region is experiencing a new epidemic cycle that mostly affects children under the age of 15. PAHO urges communities to eliminate Aedes mosquito breeding grounds, which is the most effective way of controlling the disease.   Washington, DC, 15 august 2019 (PAHO) - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warns of the complex situation of…