General events

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The Global Health Consortium of the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work of Florida International University – FIU, jointly with the Pan American Health Organization – PAHO/WHO, and other health institutions are organizing the Global Health Conference of the Americas 2020 on 6 to 9 October.

The best of our Twitter Chat #LetsTalkVaccines is here. 

PAHO's immunization experts answered question from our Twitter audience on all things vaccines and vaccination! 

INVITATION

Virtual Ceremony for EMTCT Certification
The Commonwealth of Dominica

When: Friday May 14 2021 • 2:30 p.m. EST
On Zoom, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter
Register: Via Zoom

PAHO's immunization experts answer questions from our Facebook and Twitter audiences on everything vaccines and vaccination! 

Watch the recording here! 

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Comedy Here Often? (CHO) an independent Canadian comedy label, has organized a fundraising podcast event: Stop Going Viral!

The event features some of the very best comedic talent from Canada & the USA and 100% of proceeds will benefit The PAHO COVID-19 Response Fund.

Stop Going Viral! will air on April 28, 29 and 30 each day…

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On Wednesday, 14 April, the World Health Organization (WHO) is launching the Global Diabetes Compact. The launch coincides with the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin, a life-saving medicine for people with diabetes.

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“Streets for Life”  is the slogan chosen for the 6th UN Global Traffic Safety Week, which this year is celebrated between 17 and 23 May, to call for 30 km/h (20 mph) speed limits to be the norm for cities, towns and villages worldwide.

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The Climate Change and Health Leaders fellowship training program will focus on creating a cohort of inter-sectorial, multidisciplinary leaders with the necessary skills to turn plans and policy into action.

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WHAT:

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Topic:

Launch of Training on Nursing Leadership

Time:

10:00-11:00 JA

Agenda:

 

10:00 – 10:25

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The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), through the Department of Health Systems and Services (HSS) and the Department of Evidence and Intelligence for Health Action (EIH), is pleased to launch the Special Edition on Human Resources for Universal Health of the Pan American Journal of Public Health.

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We are excited to invite you to the launch of the Regional Status Report 2020: Preventing and responding to violence against children in the Americas which offers an overview of efforts to prevent and respond to violence against children in the Region of the Americas.

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 Regional Launch of the Global Strategy for Cervical Cancer Elimination

 

On the occasion of the launch of the Global Strategy for the Elimination of Cervical Cancer,  passed by the World Health Assembly in August 2020, PAHO/WHO is organizing a regional event to present this global strategy, and review progress with the Regional Action Plan on the…

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HOW TO PARTICIPATE

 

DATE: Friday, 23 October  2020

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HOW TO PARTICIPATE

  • DATE: Thursday, 22 October  2020

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HOW TO PARTICIPATE

  • DATE: Monday, 19 October  2020

What:

Join us for the next COVID-19 Youth Hangout!

When

Wednesday, 8 October 2020

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PAHO/WHO through BIREME/EIH, invites you to participate online in the launch of the new DeCS portal in celebration of its 34 years.

DeCS is the most important controlled vocabulary for indexing and retrieval of published scientific and technical health literature in the Latin America and the Caribbean region.

When:

Friday, September 18, 2020

Time:…

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Presentations:

HRH and COVID-19 response in the Caribbean

When:

Tuesday 11 August 2020

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PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION    

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Join young people from around the Americas and experts from PAHO and UNICEF to talk about life as a young person during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Theme: Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use

The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for nominations to the World No Tobacco Day Awards of individuals or organizations in each of the six WHO Regions for their accomplishments in the area of tobacco control.

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Public Health 2020 is the national conference where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and information, to promote best practices and to advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.

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The World Health Organization has established an Expert Advisory Committee to make recommendations on appropriate governance mechanisms for human genome editing.

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This Sunday, May 19, the World Health Organization (WHO) and delegations from the Americas and across the world will celebrate the second edition of the event "Walk the talk: The Health for All Challenge", at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva. While there, participants are also invited to visit the stand of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to check their physical condition and to…

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The John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award recognizes the world’s top scientists who have made outstanding achievements in Global Health Research.  Since its inception eight years ago, the Global Health Award has grown significantly to become one of the world’s most prestigious awards recognizing excellence in global health research.