October 6, 2022

Health ministers agree to tackle urgent health issues in the Americas at PAHO Directing Council

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Resolutions adopted at the meeting address regional production of essential medicines and health technologies, reversing the decline in routine immunization, advancing digitalization of the health sector, strengthening health systems to better cope with emergencies, and other vital health matters. Washington, D.C., 24 September 2021 (PAHO) – The 59th Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization [PAHO]), […]

New PAHO/WHO, UNAIDS report puts HIV prevention in the spotlight

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World AIDS Day 2017 – December 1 PAHO/WHO, UNAIDS call for stepping up HIV prevention efforts and offering all available options to prevent new infections New report says that expanding access to all prevention options could reduce the 120,000 new cases of HIV reported each year in Latin America and the Caribbean Washington, DC, November […]

CARICOM leaders make new commitment to tackle NCDs

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From Caribbean360 ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Tuesday July 11, 2017 – The push for a healthier Caribbean received a considerable boost last week as Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders at their 38th annual summit in Grenada made new commitments to tackle the epidemic of chronic diseases which is costing the region dearly in terms of health and development. […]