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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Accelerating access to vaccines is an urgent priority in the face of new variants, says PAHO Director

Accelerating access to vaccines is an urgent priority in the face of new variants, says PAHO Director Cristina Mitchell 8 Dec 2021

Omicron and other variants of concern identified in the Americas

Omicron and other variants of concern identified in the Americas Cristina Mitchell 3 Dec 2021

Afro-descendants in Latin American countries live in starkly unequal conditions that impact health and well-being, PAHO study shows

Afro-descendants in Latin American countries live in starkly unequal conditions that impact health and well-being, PAHO study shows Cristina Mitchell 3 Dec 2021

PAHO urges public health measures and vaccination in light of Omicron variant

PAHO urges public health measures and vaccination in light of Omicron variant Cristina Mitchell 1 Dec 2021

PAHO/WHO and UNAIDS urge eliminating inequalities to end AIDS

PAHO/WHO and UNAIDS urge eliminating inequalities to end AIDS Cristina Mitchell 30 Nov 2021

New UN report: Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean rose by 13.8 million people in just one year

New UN report: Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean rose by 13.8 million people in just one year Cristina Mitchell 30 Nov 2021

PAHO highlights under-recognized mental health crisis in the Americas due to COVID-19

PAHO highlights under-recognized mental health crisis in the Americas due to COVID-19 Cristina Mitchell 24 Nov 2021

PAHO urges caution as COVID cases rise in the Americas

PAHO urges caution as COVID cases rise in the Americas Cristina Mitchell 24 Nov 2021

PAHO launches “Pahola,” a digital health worker who can help risky drinkers decrease their alcohol consumption

PAHO launches “Pahola,” a digital health worker who can help risky drinkers decrease their alcohol consumption Cristina Mitchell 19 Nov 2021

Americas report surge in drug-resistant infections due to misuse of antimicrobials during pandemic

Americas report surge in drug-resistant infections due to misuse of antimicrobials during pandemic Cristina Mitchell 17 Nov 2021