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GUYANA-PAHO/WHO Director on two-day visit to Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 6, CMC – The Director of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and Regional Director of the World Health Organisation, (WHO) Dr. Carissa Etienne, has arrived here on a two-day visit for talks with government and other health officials to foster multi-sectoral approaches in optimizing healthcare delivery and access in Guyana.
  • Published in Health

PAHO says 2016, year of serious challenges, important successes in the Caribbean

WASHINGTON, Dec 24, CMC – From the Zika epidemic and the birth of thousands of babies with congenital malformations, through the declaration of measles as eliminated from the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says 2016 is a year of “serious challenges and important successes” for health in the Caribbean and other places in the Americas.
  • Published in Health

Haiti successfully vaccinates 729, 000 persons against cholera

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Nov. 24, CMC – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says Haiti’s Ministry of Health (MSPP) is nearing completion of its vaccination campaign against cholera, having reached more than 729,000 people with vaccines in Sud and Grand Anse departments, areas ravaged by Hurricane Matthew.
  • Published in Health

Haiti launches massive cholera campaign

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Nov 9, CMC – Haiti Wednesday launched a vaccination campaign against cholera in the areas of  the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM)  country hard hit hard by Hurricane Matthew last month resulting in the loss of lives of hundreds of people.
  • Published in Health
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