November 18, 2019

In vitro diagnostics market helping to support World Health Day goals as it’s set to exceed $63bn by 2025, observes GlobalData

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From Global Data This year the World Health Organisation (WHO), World Health Day (7th April), focuses attention on the need for everyone to be able to access healthcare services and to obtain the care they need, when they need it, right in the heart of their community, observes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Universal health coverage […]

Message by Cayman Islands Minister of Health Hon. Dwayne Seymour to mark World Health Day, Sunday, 7 April 2019

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World Health Day is a time for decision-makers, educators, advocates, and, indeed, the whole community to consider how we can improve health outcomes around the world and in our local communities. The 2019 international focus on universal health coverage continues from last year, with particular attention to ensuring access to quality primary healthcare.  The World Health Organisation […]

World Health Day: PAHO calls for equitable access to health care

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This year’s campaign calls for all people to receive integrated, quality health care at the heart of the community. On April 9, PAHO will present a report in Mexico with recommendations on achieving universal health. Washington, DC, 3 April 2019 (PAHO)- Millions of people in the world still lack access to health care and many are […]

Cayman Islands Minister’s message for World Health Day

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Health Minister Dwayne Seymour: To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Cayman Islands will be holding World Health Day activities from 9 to 13 April. WHO’s constitution came into force on 7 April 1948. This year, the Cayman Islands will celebrate a week of activities commencing on Monday, 9 April. […]

PAHO calls for breaking down barriers that keep one in three people in the Americas from accessing health

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At a special World Health Day event, PAHO Director Carissa F. Etienne and former president of Chile Michelle Bachelet urged collective action to ensure that all people, everywhere, have access to health Washington, D.C., April 4, 2018 (PAHO / WHO) — On the eve of World Health Day, the Director of the Pan American Health […]

The Editor Speaks: “Universal Health: Everyone, Everywhere”. When will the waiting end?

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The slogan “Universal Health: Everyone, Everywhere” is the theme for World Health Day on Saturday 7th April. The campaign calls on representatives of governments, academia and civil society to stimulate dialogue on policies that can help achieve health for all by 2030. In the Americas, three in ten people do not have access to health […]

PAHO invites journalists to a Webinar for Reporting on Suicide

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Webinar for journalists: Best Practices for Reporting on Suicide To be held on March 28 at 10:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). Washington, DC, 17 March 2017 (PAHO/WHO) —- The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) invites journalists from the Americas to participate in a webinar examining challenges and best practices in reporting on suicide. The webinar […]

Cayman Islands Premier’s World Health Day Message

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World Health Day Message Minister of Home Affairs, Health and Culture, Hon. Alden McLaughlin, JP Thursday, 7th April, 2016 Today the Cayman Islands joins the global community as we observe World Health Day. It is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on the 7th April; the birth date of the World Health Organization. […]

Non-communicable diseases in the Caribbean

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Regional Status Report Launch:  The Response to NCDs in the Caribbean Community (Port of Spain, Trinidad   & Bridgetown, Barbados)   A   major   step   towards   the   reduction of   Non- Communicable Diseases  (NCDs) was made today with the launch of the Regional Status Report on NCDs in the Caribbean at the NCD Child Conference, Hyatt Regency Hotel in […]