PAHO

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is the specialized international health agency for the Americas. Under the leadership of its 52 member countries and territories, PAHO sets regional health priorities, mobilizes action to address health problems and published reports and health guidelines to further those aims. Wearing two institutional hats, PAHO is the specialized health agency of the Inter-American System and also serves as Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO).

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As the Americas celebrates 30 years without polio, PAHO calls for increased vigilance

As the Americas celebrates 30 years without polio, PAHO calls for increased vigilance Cristina Mitchell 22 Oct 2021

Local hotspots drive new COVID-19 cases in the Americas, calling for increased surveillance

Local hotspots drive new COVID-19 cases in the Americas, calling for increased surveillance Cristina Mitchell 20 Oct 2021

PAHO and ECLAC call for accelerating vaccination processes, transforming health systems and building welfare states to control the pandemic and further the region’s recovery

PAHO and ECLAC call for accelerating vaccination processes, transforming health systems and building welfare states to control the pandemic and further the region’s recovery Cristina Mitchell 14 Oct 2021

Most countries of the Americas to reach COVID-19 vaccination target by end of year

Most countries of the Americas to reach COVID-19 vaccination target by end of year Cristina Mitchell 13 Oct 2021

PAHO launches campaign to raise awareness of COVID-19 mental health toll on frontline health workers

PAHO launches campaign to raise awareness of COVID-19 mental health toll on frontline health workers Cristina Mitchell 8 Oct 2021

PAHO calls for more concerted action to prevent animal to human diseases, announces agreements to increase access to COVID-19 vaccines

PAHO calls for more concerted action to prevent animal to human diseases, announces agreements to increase access to COVID-19 vaccines Cristina Mitchell 6 Oct 2021

PAHO launches new portal to monitor health indicators in the Americas

PAHO launches new portal to monitor health indicators in the Americas Cristina Mitchell 2 Oct 2021

PAHO calls for united response to COVID-19 in the Americas

PAHO calls for united response to COVID-19 in the Americas Cristina Mitchell 30 Sep 2021

COVID-19 vaccine procurement to ramp up, PAHO Director asserts

COVID-19 vaccine procurement to ramp up, PAHO Director asserts Cristina Mitchell 29 Sep 2021

Heart Disease remains leading cause of death in the Americas

Heart Disease remains leading cause of death in the Americas Cristina Mitchell 29 Sep 2021