PAHO Today, April 2005
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World Health Day: Mothers and Children: Make Them Count. Gang Violence Requires a Preventive Approach. Vaccination Week in the Americas Set for April 23-30. WHO: “Prepare Now for Influenza Pandemic.” PAHO Supports Pandemic Planning. Flu Vaccine Use Growing in Region. New Strain Added to Flu Vaccine. Tsunami Response: Swift and Massive. PAHO joins relief effort. PAHO Aids Guyana Flood Recovery. Kobe Conference Calls for New Approach to Disasters. Global Tobacco Treaty Enters into Force. Wider Use of Cervical Screening Could Save Lives. Book Takes New Angle on Adolescent Health. Planut: Software for Nutrition Planners. Early Warning for Climate-Related Diseases. PAHO Efforts Among World-Class Health Successes. Polio eradication. Polio eradication. Suriname Film Tackles HIV Themes. Washington Wizards, PAHO Team Up for Health. Publications Awards Highlight Region’s Research. Battling Foot-and-Mouth on Brazil’s Amazon. PAHO, OTCA to Collaborate on Amazon Health. Nutrition Handbook for People with HIV/AIDS. Chile Study Focuses on Disabled Citizens. Bolivia Opens New Kidney Institute. Cyber Network Offers Journalism Award. Child Health Program Receives Spanish Award. Health Conference Calls for More Research.
Violence; Vaccination; Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype; Influenza in Birds; Pandemics; Influenza Vaccines; Tsunamis; Natural Disasters; Guyana; Central America; Chile; Tobacco; Uterine Cervical Neoplasms; Adolescent Health; Climate; Chagas Disease; Poliomyelitis; Suriname; HIV; Foot-and-Mouth Disease; Brazil; Bolivia; Kidney Diseases; PAHO History
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