Yellow Fever: PAHO urges unvaccinated travellers to get vaccinated


The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO) in its recent epidemiological report about yellow fever in the Americas, says between January 2016 and 13 March 2018, seven countries and territories of the Region of the Americas reported confirmed cases of yellow fever: Pluri-national State of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Autism Speaks Special Report and interactive Story Mosaic create a fuller picture of autism’s diversity

Thousands of people with autism and their supporters tell their stories in words and pictures. More than half of survey respondents say they have someone with autism in their lives. Special Report is released More...

By Edition On Friday, March 9th, 2018

UN Agency says Latin America and Caribbean must radically transform food habits to combat obesity

KINGSTON - A “radical transformation” of food systems and food habits is critical to combat the growing scourge of overweight and obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean, the United Nations food security More...

By Edition On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Latin America and Caribbean have world’s second highest teen pregnancy rates

PANAMA CITY - Latin America and the Caribbean continues to be the region with the second highest teen pregnancy rate in the world, according to a joint report launched today by the Pan American Health Organization/World More...

By Edition On Friday, February 16th, 2018

PAHO urges Member States to remain vigilant

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reported in a recent epidemiological report about malaria in the Americas, PAHO takes note that following a continued decrease in the number of malaria cases from 2005 More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

New organ donation law will apply to everyone officially registered in the Netherlands

THE HAGUE - The Dutch senate on Tuesday narrowly voted in favour of a new law to change the Dutch organ donation system to a ‘yes unless’ register. The new system will apply to everyone over the age of 18 and More...

By Edition On Monday, February 12th, 2018

CMU Mobile Health Event

WILLEMSTAD - This coming Saturday February 17th, 2018 the students of Caribbean Medical University (CMU) will be organizing the next CMU Mobile Health Event at GOISCO. The time will be from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. During More...

By Edition On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Positive signs for legal cannabis industry

NEW YORK - According to a report by Grand View Research, the global medical cannabis market is projected to reach a value of US$55.8 billion by 2025. After the elections of 2016, Washington DC, along with 28 states, More...

By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Breastfeeding: Maintaining a nutritious diet

A breastfeeding diet is much the same as during pregnancy, with a few differences. It's important to have a variety of foods to make sure that your baby is getting all the vitamins and nutrients they need to grow. More...

By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Yellow Fever: PAHO urges member states to remain vigilant

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO) in its recent epidemiological report about yellow fever in the Americas, encourages Member States to continue efforts to immunize the at-risk More...