February 28, 2021

Carissa F. Etienne: Health inequities endanger economic and social growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Santiago, Chile, July 3, 2017 (PAHO / WHO) – Health inequities are “not only unjust, they also threaten the advances we have made in the last decades and endanger economic growth and social development” in Latin America and the Caribbean, said PAHO Director Carissa F. Etienne during the High Level Meeting for Every Woman, Every Child, Every […]

The Caribbean advance in the adaptation of the Global Strategy for the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents

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Suicide, violence, noncommunicable diseases, adolescent pregnancy, and cervical cancer are among the challenges in adolescent health that the Global Strategy adapted to the Caribbean will seek to address Bridgetown, June 5, 2017- Representatives of public health systems, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and civil society from 18 Caribbean countries and territories met together last week with […]

First Ladies of Belize and Trinidad and Tobago support the Global Strategy for the Health of Women

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PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION First Ladies of Belize and Trinidad and Tobago support the Global Strategy for the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents Kim Simplis Barrow and Reema Carmona participated in the subregional consultation organized by UN agencies and partners in Barbados for the adaptation of the Global Strategy to the […]