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    • Pan American Health Organization; Health Systems and Services (HSS) (PAHOUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-18)
      In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), one maternal death was registered every hour in 2020. That same year, the trend in the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) for the Region of the Americas regressed alarmingly and ...
    • Organización Panamericana de la Salud; Representación de la OPS/OMS en Ecuador (OPSEcuadorQuito, 2024-07-17)
      La Organización se complace en suscribir con el Gobierno de Ecuador la Estrategia de Cooperación con el País (ECP) para el período 2024-2028. En virtud de su mandato, condición jurídica independiente y en coordinación con ...
    • Organisation panaméricaine de la Santé; Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health (NMH) (Organisation panaméricaine de la SantéUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-17)
      Le « Guide de prise en charge nutritionnelle our le cancer de l'enfant » vise à fournir au nutritionniste un guide des procédures techniques de prise en charge nutritionnelle des enfants et adolescents atteints de cancer, ...
    • Organização Pan-Americana da Saúde; Health Systems and Services (HSS) (OPASUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-17)
      A Carta dos Direitos da Segurança do Paciente é um recurso fundamental destinado a apoiar a implementação do Plano de Ação Global para a Segurança do Paciente 2021–2030: Rumo à eliminação de danos evitáveis ​​nos cuidados ...
    • Organisation panaméricaine de la Santé; Evidence and Intelligence for Action in Health (EIH) (Organisation panaméricaine de la SantéUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-16)
      Au cours des dernières décennies, l’état de santé général de la population s’est beaucoup amélioré, ce qui a augmenté l’espérance de vie à la naissance dans la plupart des pays de la Région des Amériques. Ces améliorations ...
    • Organización Panamericana de la Salud; Health Systems and Services (HSS) (OPSUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-16)
      En el año 2020 se registró una muerte materna cada hora en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Ese mismo año, la tendencia de la razón de mortalidad materna (RMM) en la Región de las Américas retrocedió de manera alarmante ...
    • Betancourt-Cravioto, Miguel; Trejo Varón, Ruby; Becerra-Posada, Francisco; Espinal, Carlos (2024-07-12)
      [ABSTRACT]. Objectives. To evaluate the structure and operation of national immunization technical advisory groups (NITAGs) in Latin America and the Caribbean and to make recommendations for improvement. Methods. A convenience ...
    • Organização Pan-Americana da Saúde; Communicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants of Health (CDE) (OPASUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-11)
      A dengue é transmitida pela picada de um mosquito infectado. É uma doença que afeta pessoas de todas as idades, com sintomas que incluem febre baixa ou alta, acompanhada de forte dor de cabeça, dor retro-ocular (atrás dos ...
    • Organización Panamericana de la Salud; Health Systems and Services (HSS) (OPSUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-11)
      El Campus Virtual de Salud Pública (CVSP) es la plataforma educativa de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS). Su objetivo es liderar esfuerzos colaborativos estratégicos entre los Estados Miembros y otros socios ...
    • Organização Pan-Americana da Saúde; Communicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants of Health (CDE) (OPASUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-11)
      A dengue é transmitida pela picada de um mosquito infectado. É uma doença que afeta pessoas de todas as idades, com sintomas que incluem febre baixa ou alta, acompanhada de forte dor de cabeça, dor retro-ocular (atrás dos ...
    • Pan American Health Organization; Deputy Director Office (DD) (PAHOUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-11)
      Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer, respiratory diseases and diabetes, account for 81% of lives lost in the Americas. An estimated 240 million adults in the Region live with at least ...
    • Organização Pan-Americana da Saúde; Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health (NMH) (OPASUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-11)
      Problemas nos pés são comuns em pessoas com diabetes. Isto ocorre porque um nível elevado de açúcar no sangue (hiperglicemia) sustentado por um longo período de tempo pode danificar os nervos, especialmente nas pernas e ...
    • Pan American Health Organization; Communicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants of Health (CDE) (OPSUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-11)
      Con el fin de actualizar, sistematizar y monitorear las acciones relacionadas con la leishmaniasis en el nivel operativo, la Organización Panamericana de la Salud ha elaborado esta nueva versión del Plan para el período ...
    • Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (PAHOUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-11)
      Planning for public health emergencies should ensure that capabilities developed during previous emergencies are maintained, incorporated, and put into practice when a new event of public health concern arises. Investments ...
    • Pan American Health Organization; Health Systems and Services (HSS) (PAHOUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-11)
      The Virtual Campus of Public Health (VCPH) is the educational platform of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) that seeks to contribute to the development of the capabilities and competencies of health workers by ...
    • McGill, Frances; Fields, Paul J.; Bahadoor-Yetman, Aví; Manglardi, Erin Salter; Bailey, Ronelle; Padala, Kritika; et.al (2024-07-11)
      [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To compare the adequacy, agreement, and acceptability of Papanicolaou testing (cytology) for cervical cancer screening using self-collected samples compared to physician-collected samples in Grenada in ...
    • Silva Jr., Jarbas Barbosa da; Sealey-Thomas, Rhonda; Ugarte, Ciro; Garcia Saisó, Sebastian; Fitzgerald, James; Bascolo, Ernesto; et.al (2024-07-10)
      The adoption of the digitally smart health facilities (DSHFs) concept introduces a new paradigm in today’s public health environment, potentially opening possibilities for addressing many challenges. This editorial ...
    • Pan American Health Organization; Deputy Director Office (DD) (PAHOUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-09)
      Mental disorders, such as anxiety and depression, and psychoactive substance use-related disorders, such as alcohol or tobacco abuse, affect people all over the world and contribute to an important burden of disease. The ...
    • Pan American Health Organization; Deputy Director Office (DD) (PAHOUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-09)
      Since 2015, maternal mortality has been steadily increasing in the Americas, highlighting the need for urgent action. The maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in 2020 returned to the same level observed in the early 2000s, marking ...
    • Pan American Health Organization; Deputy Director Office (DD) (PAHOUnited StatesWashington, D.C., 2024-07-09)
      The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)’s Regional Revolving Funds (RRFs) are technical cooperation mechanisms that enable the Americas to equitably and timely access quality vaccines, essential medicines, and public ...