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Washington, Sep 26 (Prensa Latina) At the opening of the 30th Pan American Sanitary Conference on Monday, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Dr. Carissa F. Etienne acknowledged significant gains in health in the last decade but urged countries to address current challenges, including immunization gaps that have rolled back nearly three decades of progress on childhood vaccinations in recent years.
Washington, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) concluded its 170th session in which several resolutions were passed and also urged to strengthen collaboration to support regional goals.
Washington, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Carissa F. Etienne said Wednesday that the Covid-19 pandemic has severely impacted the mental and physical health of children and adolescents in the Americas, both in the increased infections and other health issues, official sources reported.
Washington, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) Latin America and the Caribbean continues to be considered as the region worst-hit by Covid-19, reporting an increased toll of confirmed cases and deaths.
Washington, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Carissa F. Etienne reported that as many as 617,000 indigenous people have been infected with Covid-19 in the Americas and urged nations to protect the hard-hit communities.
Washington, Jul 29 (Prensa Latina) The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted essential health services in in Latin America and the Caribbean, threatening immunization of children and care of expectant mothers and people with chronic conditions, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Carissa F. Etienne warned.
Washington, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) Latin America and the Caribbean continued on alert due to the presence of at least one or all variants of coronavirus, a concern in the international community, experts said.
Washington, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Carissa F. Etienne on Wednesday called for increased supplies of Covid-19 vaccines for the Americas, noting that ¨Millions of people in Latin America and the Caribbean still don´t know when they will have a chance to be immunized,¨