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Time is of the essence – Countries of the Americas must act now to slow the spread of COVID-19

With many countries of the Americas now reporting community transmission of COVID-19, there is still a short window of time for governments to slow the spread of the virus, reduce the impact on health systems and save lives, said the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F. Etienne, during a media briefing today.

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PAHO prepares Barbados COVID-19

PAHO Prepares Barbados for COVID-19 Testing

PAHO is implementing a comprehensive plan to support country preparedness efforts for the outbreak associated with the new Coronavirus (COVID-19).

 

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Carissa F. Etienne

"I believe strongly that good health is rooted in equity, universality, solidarity, and inclusiveness"

Dr. Carissa F. Etienne
Director of the Pan American Health Organization