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Washington, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) In an effort to increase equitable access to COVID-19 therapeutics, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) delivered more than 11,000 Tocilizumab vials to improve treatment for severe and critically-ill Covid-19 patients in 15 Latin American and Caribbean countries.
Washington, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) With an increase in COVID-19 infections in the region, seasonal influenza on the rise, and a spike in cases of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F. Etienne, called on countries to implement the tools proven to keep communities safe, including vaccines, surveillance, mask-wearing and social distancing, particularly in the run-up to the festive period.
Washington, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Following three years cholera-free, Haiti reported a fresh cholera outbreak, with hundreds of suspects, dozens of confirmed cases and 36 new deaths till mid-October, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) informed Tuesday.
Pinar del Río, Cuba, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) Some eight tons of medical supplies arrived on Sunday in Pinar del Río donated by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in order to contribute to health care after the passage of Hurricane Ian.
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.
Havana, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) In order to make visible the importance of healthy environments and their impact on the citizens' quality of life in the communities, Cuba will celebrate Wellness Week 2022 from September 10 to 16.