COVID-19 Situation Report, n.22 (24 August 2020)
MetadataShow full item record
Other Language Versions
Regional. PAHO continued to collaborate with its partners within the Region and across the globe to deliver technical cooperation, evidence-based guidance, and recommendations, and to advocate for the Americas on the global stage. PAHO’s regional IMST also provided support and strategic guidance to countries’ IMSTs as they coordinate and monitor their national response activities. Regulatory frameworks and requirements Health technology assessments (HTAs) are invaluable in guiding health authorities in the use of technologies relevant to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Regional Database of HTA Reports of the Americas (BRISA) now has 213 reports available in its COVID-19 section. PAHO convened the 12th regulatory update with the national regulatory authorities (NRAs) of the Americas to facilitate the sharing of experiences and challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic (60 participants from Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Chile, Ecuador, Honduras, Guyana, Mexico, and the USA. PAHO continued to work with its Member States to provide guidance on the use of in vitro diagnostics (IVDs) and other regulatory aspects, considering authorizations from WHO’s Emergency Use Listing procedure (EUL) and recommendations from eight NRAs from around the globe. PAHO maintains a list of 67 prioritized IVDs for proprietary and open platforms.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-09-07)PAHO continued to collaborate with its partners within the Region and across the globe to deliver technical cooperation, evidence-based guidance, and recommendations, and to advocate for the Americas on the global stage. ...
Reliance for Emergency Use Authorization of Medicines and Other Health Technologies in a Pandemic (e.g. COVID-19) Pan American Health Organization; Health Systems and Services (HSS) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-04-23)Purpose and Context: This document provides guidance to national regulatory authorities (NRAs) and regulatory systems on practical ways to implement reliance for emergency use of medicines and other health technologies in ...
Crisis Management during an Epidemic: General guidelines for efficient response coordination by national regulatory authorities, May 2020 Pan American Health Organization; Health Systems and Services (HSS) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-05-08)Considering the advance of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2) pandemic and the resulting declarations of health emergencies in the countries of the Region of the Americas, it is necessary to clarify the role and ...