January 25, 2021

Eradicating hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2030 is becoming increasingly unlikely

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PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION                              FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UN FAO and PAHO warn that hunger has increased in six countries and now affects 2.4 million persons in the region. While, overweight continues to be a public health problem across […]

PAHO Encourages Caribbean Countries to Tax Tobacco, Alcohol and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

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By PAHO/WHO Bridgetown (PAHO / WHO) – Taxes on tobacco, alcoholic and sweetened beverages can help reduce consumption of these products and generate income that can be used to improve the health of the Caribbean population. The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is encouraging Caribbean authorities to adopt these tax measures, which can […]

Network of laboratories in the Americas seeks to strengthen the diagnosis of mosquito-borne disease

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Panama, May 18, 2017 (PAHO / WHO)- The Arbovirus Diagnostic Laboratories Network (RELDA), coordinated by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), is working to strengthen the diagnosis of mosquito-borne diseases to ensure a timely response to outbreaks and epidemics caused by these viruses. This week, PAHO brought together members of the 32 laboratories, technical advisers […]

PAHO urges stepping up nine measures to end AIDS by 2030

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Accelerating response in combined prevention, early detection and access to treatment could end the epidemic as a public health problem  Washington, DC, November 29, 2016 (PAHO/WHO) – “Take the challenge. End AIDS” is the Pan American Health Organization’s (PAHO) campaign slogan for World AIDS Day (1 December), which urges governments and society to intensify nine […]