53 DC Side Events

Un panel de expertos analizó las implicancias del cambio climático en la salud de la población de las Américas, en el marco de un evento paralelo organizado durante el 53º Consejo Directivo de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS).

Public health efforts to fight the tobacco epidemic have advanced significantly since the first scientific evidence was published showing tobacco as cancer-causing, addictive and deadly—when used precisely as suggested by the manufacturer.

protocol mexico-150The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) today signed a protocol of intent for cooperation to improve health in the Americas, in the framework of a meeting of ministers from countries of Mesoamerica.

Countries in the Americas are making progress toward the elimination of diseases such as malaria, pediatric HIV and congenital syphilis, and tuberculosis. But additional sustained investments—including support from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria—are critical to allow countries to finish the job, experts said at a Sept. 30 briefing organized by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

The health sector should play an important role in preventing and responding to violence against women and children, agreed experts at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and representatives of governments of the Americas today while participating in an event organized as part of the 53rd Directing Council of PAHO agreed today.