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PAHO Report Urges Higher Tobacco Taxes, Bans on Advertising

Friday, 10 February 2012, 2:08 pm | Pan American Health Organisation

Washington, D.C., 8 February 2012 (PAHO/WHO) — A growing number of countries in the Americas are adopting effective measures to reduce consumption of tobacco and exposure to secondhand smoke. But a new report from the Pan American Health Organization/World ... More >>

Towards the Elimination of Mother-Child HIV/Syphilis

Friday, 2 December 2011, 1:41 pm | Pan American Health Organisation

Washington, D.C., Dec. 1, 2011 (PAHO/WHO) — A handful of countries in the Americas appear to have virtually eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and congenital syphilis, according to a new report from the Pan American Health Organization/World ... More >>

Health Leaders Vow to Reduce Maternal Deaths

Monday, 3 October 2011, 10:00 am | Pan American Health Organisation

Washington, D.C., 29 September 2011 (PAHO/WHO) – Health leaders from throughout the Americas endorsed a plan of action today to speed up reductions in maternal mortality, prevent serious maternal morbidity, and raise awareness of maternal morbidity and ... More >>

From the Americas: Success Stories in the Fight against NCDs

Friday, 23 September 2011, 10:50 am | Pan American Health Organisation

Countries in the Americas have pioneered effective ways to fight the growing epidemic of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), setting examples that other countries around the world can follow, says a new report released by the Pan American Health Organization/World ... More >>

From the Americas: Successes in the Fight Against Disease

Friday, 23 September 2011, 10:32 am | Pan American Health Organisation

PAHO/WHO report cites model efforts that can be replicated in both high- and lower-income countries New York, 21 September 2011 (PAHO/WHO) — Countries in the Americas have pioneered effective ways to fight the growing epidemic of noncommunicable diseases ... More >>

Assistance for Bahamas/Turk & Caicos after Hurricane Irene

Friday, 2 September 2011, 11:34 am | Pan American Health Organisation

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and The Bahamas and Turk and Caicos health authorities are launching an appeal for international assistance to help 220,000 people that were affected by Hurricane Irene last week. More >>

PAHO Director Expresses Condolences to Japan

Monday, 14 March 2011, 10:06 am | Pan American Health Organisation

Washington, DC, March 11, 2011 (PAHO/WHO)-- The director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Mirta Roses, expressed her “deepest condolences for the loss of lives due to the devastating earthquake and tsunami that have struck” Japan ... More >>

 

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