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    • Faces, Voices and Places in Guyana 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 2011)
      Guyana has made substantial progress towards many of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Guyana is one of eight countries that are receiving support for the advancement of the health-related MDGs through the EC/ACP/WHO ...
    • Faces, Voices and Places in the Carib Territory. Dominica 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 2011)
      The Carib Territory is on its way to meeting the MDGs. It has achieved many targets such as MDGs 2, 3, 4, and 5 and is beginning to tackle other targets such as MDGs 1, 6, 7, and 8. However, one of the country’s and the ...
    • Faces, Voices and Places in Anguilla 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 2011)
      Anguilla is a small, picturesque island in the Eastern Caribbean, the most northerly of the Leeward Islands. Its capital is The Valley. Although it is a British Overseas Territory, the island is home to approximately ...
    • El Gran Chaco Sudamericano. Faces, Voices and Places in Argentina, Bolivia & Paraguay 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 2011)
      El Gran Chaco Sudamericano: Es una planicie de 1.000.000 Km2 aproximadamente. Se trata de un territorio transfronterizo: ocupa partes de Argentina (55%), Bolivia (25%), Brasil (5%) y Paraguay (20%). Es una de las últimas ...
    • Rostos, Vozes e Lugares no Brasil 

      Organización Panamericana de la Salud (Washington, D.C, OPS, 2011)
      Mais de 200 milhões de pessoas na Região da OPAS vivem na pobreza e são invisíveis para as mídias nacionais. É preciso identificar seus lugares, ver seus rostos e ouvir suas vozes. A estratégia global para alcançar os ODM ...
    • Faces, Voices and Places in Rosario de Mora. El Salvador 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 2011)
      At the socio-cultural level - Health in El Salvador has been traditionally viewed from the perspective prism of the disease, meaning that most resources are directed towards curative rather than preventive processes. ...
    • Faces, Voices and Places in Municipality of Cotorro. Cuba 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 2011)
      For Cuba, the MDGs are a priority despite having met in advance some of the goals primarily in education and health; these are a result of the social model and social policies implemented since 1959 until today. The ...
    • Faces, Voices and Places in the border provinces of Montecristi and Elias Piña. Dominican Republic 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 2011)
      The Dominican Republic currently has a population of just over 10 million inhabitants. In a downward trend, its annual growth rate dropped from 1.8 in 2005 to 1.36 in 2010, and is currently estimated at 1.33. The population ...
    • Faces, Voices and Places in Grenada 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 2011)
      The Ministry of Health is using a community wellness approach to health. They are encouraging community members to take the initiative and lead the primary health care proposal. Despite the limited services and resources ...
    • Faces, Voices and Places in Los Encuentros, San Juan Ermita and Chiquimula. Guatemala 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 2011)
      In February 2007, the local PAHO Office in Guatemala in coordination with the Government’s Health Department decided to tackle the MDG's challenge in three of its most vulnerable communities: Los Angeles Pancala in El ...
    • Faces, Voices and Places in Montserrat 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 2011)
      As the population of Montserrat continues to rebuild and immigrants arrive (especially those from other Caribbean countries), the question remains whether progress made in the provision of health and community services has ...