BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jun 3, CMC – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says the Caribbean is advanced in the adaptation of the Global Strategy for the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents.
WASHINGTON, May 3, CMC – The Dominica government has nominated Dr. Carissa F. Etienne for a second term as Director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau (PASB), which is the secretariat of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).
MEXICO CITY, Apr 30, CMC – Head of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, says the most important challenges to health and well-being in the Americas, including the Caribbean, are rooted in inequity and social exclusion.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, CMC – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has recognized Suriname, along with Costa Rica and El Salvador, for drastically reducing malaria cases and deaths, rewarding them with the “Malaria Champions award.”