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World No-Tobacco Day Awards recognizes advancements in Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico and Venezuela

#BeActive for the UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

The HEARTS initiative is launched in Mexico

World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet

PAHO, together with SickKids and St. Jude, joins forces with local leaders to improve childhood cancer survival in the Caribbean

Call for nominations of the World No Tobacco Day Awards 2020

WHO outlines steps to save 7 million lives from cancer

Measles outbreak in Venezuela is under control

Smoking greatly increases risk of complications after surgery

PAHO/WHO urges southern hemisphere countries to prepare for heatwaves

New WHO-led study says majority of adolescents worldwide are not sufficiently physically active, putting their current and future health at risk

1 in 5 men will not reach the age of 50 in the Americas, due to issues relating to toxic masculinity

9 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean join forces to eliminate violence against children and adolescents

WHO launches first-ever insulin prequalification programme to expand access to life-saving treatment for diabetes

United Nations calls for urgent action to curb the rise in hunger and obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean

Saint Lucia joins HEARTS initiative to improve prevention and control of hypertension

Ultra-processed foods gain ground among Latin American and Caribbean families

PAHO Directing Council ends with regional agreements to eliminate diseases and improve the quality of health care for all people

Agreement to eliminate trans-fatty acids from industrial food production aims to prevent cardiovascular disease

Ministers of Health agree on plan to increase organ donations and transplants in an effort to meet demand

Number of older adults with long-term care needs will triple by 2050, PAHO warns

Annual Report of the Director 2019: Advancing the Sustainable Health Agenda for the Americas

The Latin American Parliamentary Road Safety Network Was Formed

PAHO urges the health and education sectors to work together to create healthy schools

How to cope with the psychological impact of disasters

Dominican Republic and Costa Rica join efforts to promote safe mobility

Suicide : one person dies every 40 seconds

Anti-stigma campaign ‘Let’s Talk About Dementia’ marks beginning of World Alzheimer’s Month in the Americas

Which are the key medical devices for primary health care services

PAHO convenes leaders from governments, UN agencies and civil society to discuss strategies for cervical cancer prevention and control, to set a path towards future elimination