Regional Stories

3 Mar 2021
In the Americas, such abnormalities account for one out of every ten deaths of children under five
3 Feb 2021
  Washington, D.C. February 2, 2021 (PAHO) – Erin Brown often thinks of her mother, a vibrant woman who lost her life to lupus in 1998. From the ages of 12 to 17, Erin watched her mother fight cancer until her last breath. So when Erin learned in 2004 that she also had been diagnosed with a serious disease, advanced osteosarcoma, she…
26 Jan 2021
Urban-to-rural migration is the main factor in the population growth of the municipality of Sucre, Bolivia.
9 Dec 2020
In Santo Domingo, the Friends Against Childhood Cancer Foundation (Fundación de Amigos Contra el Cáncer Infantil - FACCI), provides treatment, diagnosis, funds to provide nurses, and has a team that attends 24/7 to pediatric patients.