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PAHO aims to reduce shortage of health workers in the Americas, improve distribution, and enhance skills to achieve SDGs

New PAHO strategy to guide national policies on human resources for health to overcome an estimated shortage of almost 800,000 workers Washington, D.C., 29 September 2017 (PAHO/WHO) – A new strategy approved by the 29th Pan American Sanitary Conference of…

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Healthcare in Latin America and the Caribbean: a democratic challenge

By ISGlobal and Democracia Abierta From Open Democracy In the most unequal region in the world, progressively consolidated democratic aspirations cannot be met without comprehensively addressing the causes of the precarious health. Español In recent decades, progress in Latin American…

PAHO and UK Overseas Territories in the Caribbean

From Turks & Caicos Sun Ministers of Health from the U.K. Overseas Territories (UKOTs) in the Caribbean ended a two-day meeting at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) last week by agreeing on new priorities for technical cooperation to…