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Quinquennial Report 2018‑2022 of the Director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau: Championing Health Equity for Sustainable Development. Executive Summary
This Executive Summary highlights the achievements of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau during the past 5 years. It focuses on two overarching challenges of this period, the COVID-19 pandemic and the financial crisis of the Pan American Health Organization, both of which were exacerbated by the COVID-related “infodemic” and unprecedented delays in the payment of quota contributions.
Health in the Americas 2022: Overview of the Region of the Americas in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Region of the Americas is one of the most affected by COVID-19. PAHO’s flagship publication, published periodically since 1954, presents an overview of the pandemic's impact in the Region and offers a forward-looking vision to build resilient and sustainable health systems.
Guidance on Clinical Suspicion and Differential Diagnosis of Monkeypox. Provisional Technical Note, June 2022
The purpose of this publication is to present guidelines for the clinical diagnosis of monkeypox to assist in the proper management of patients and the application of infection control practices. In addition, a selection of photographs of different cases is included that will help in the differential diagnosis.
This strategy document is linked to PAHO’s Strategy for Universal Access to Health and Universal Health Coverage and focuses on work to empower people and communities all over the Region to promote health.
Safe vaccination systems depend on surveillance of events supposedly attributable to vaccination. This manual provides guidance to support implementation of high-quality systems to identify and track these events.
This manual complements the Integrated Management Strategy for Arbovirus Disease Prevention and Control in the Americas (IMS-Arbovirus) and offers a methodology for standardizing evaluations of implementation.