Street trafficThe Ministry of Health of Peru introduced a National Health Strategy Against Road Accidents to reduce injuries and deaths. Peru loses more than a billion dollars each year because of crashes, according to the Health ministry.

Saber Donar is the Spanish name for an interagency initiative on how to be a good humanitarian donor. A guide on the subject promotes collaboration among all actors so that humanitarian aid will be offered and used wisely.


ImageOn 20-21 August, the Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Mirta Roses Periago, will make an official visit to Uruguay, where she will participate in events to discuss critical health issues and consolidate PAHO efforts to improve primary health care (PHC) throughout the Hemisphere.

 One of the rooms in the Fair The social and environmental aspects of primary health care, sustainable development, reproductive health, road safety and the use in health of new information technologies were some of the topics covered in the second round of the World Fair on Municipalities and Health, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Director of the Pan American Health Organization, Dr. Mirta Roses Periago and  President Alan GarcíaThe Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Mirta Roses Periago, was honored today in Peru by the Congress of the Republic in a plenary session to be held on the first day of her visit to that country. Prior to the ceremony she was welcomed by President Alan García, with whom she discussed the Region's critical health issues and the response to the influenza A (H1N1) pandemic.