The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Wednesday announced it was sending medicines and medical supplies to the Venezuelan town of Las Tejerías, in the State of Aragua state (central-north), where the number of fatalities has been updated to 43 following mudslides from heavy rains.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has launched a campaign in support of people with mental health problems who also suffer from society's stigmatization.
Pan American Health Organization Director Carissa Etienne Wednesday said the monkeypox scenario in the region was worrisome, albeit moderate, and that vaccines were nearly non-available worldwide.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has sent a letter of support to Uruguay's Health Minister Daniel Salinas after a judge ordered all vaccination of children under 13 years of age against COVID-19 be halted in the country.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Thursday announced candidates from Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Haiti, and Uruguay were vying to succeed Dominica's Carissa Etienne of Dominica as agency head.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said Wednesday that a 32% increase in COVID-19 cases had been reported in the Americas during the past week, which represented around 8 million new infections.
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Assistant Director Jarbas Barbosa Wednesday urged G20 leaders meeting this coming weekend at Rome's Summit to donate more COVID-19 vaccines because the region's improvements in the fight against the disease were shadowed by steps backward in the most impoverished territories and Caribbean Islands.
As restrictive sanitary measures are being gradually lifted worldwide, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) warned Thursday in Mexico City that things do not look so bright in Latin America regarding the Covid-19 pandemic.
A team of experts from the Pan American Health Organization’s (PAHO) office in Port au Prince has been deployed to evaluate damage and coordinate an appropriate health response following the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that shook Haiti on the morning of Saturday August 14.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Wednesday reported that less than 20% of people in Latin America and the Caribbean have been fully immunized against COVID-19 and announced actions will be taken to reverse that situation.