Experts in health sciences information are meeting this week to analyze the role that evidence and scientific knowledge could play in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, particularly in the field of health.

The Pan American Health Organization, the regional office of the Americas of the World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO), has organized the delivery of around 22 tons of medicines and supplies for Venezuela. It is expected that this will facilitate the treatment of approximately 500 thousand patients in the areas of emergency medicine, intensive care, surgery and general medicine.

Delegations from Member States of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) will renew their commitment to primary health care (PHC) this week, as a vital part of achieving universal health and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

El Gobierno de la República de Panamá otorgó la condecoración Nacional de la Orden Vasco Núñez de Balboa, en el Grado de Gran Oficial, a Carissa F. Etienne, Directora de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), por sus relevantes méritos, compromiso y aportes en la protección de la salud y el desarrollo humano de los países de América Latina.

It’s been more than 25 years since the Caribbean reported its last case of indigenous measles. But the risk of imported cases has persisted because measles continues to circulate in countries around the world.