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By Edition On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
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Get vaccinated against measles and rubella before travelling to the World Cup, advises PAHO/WHO

WASHINGTON - The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has recommended that all those travelling to the 2018 FIFA World Cup ensure that they´re up-to-date with all their vaccinations, More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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Caribbean warned to prepare for possibility of severe outbreak of dengue fever

While Chikungunya and Zika which swept the region in 2014 and 2016 are not expected back anytime soon, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is warning residents to “gear-up for the possibility of a major More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Surveillance system monitoring for diphtheria after PAHO regional alert

WILLEMSTAD - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in a recent epidemiological alert to public health agencies in the Americas, gave an update with respect to diphtheria in the Americas. Diphtheria is an infection More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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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 More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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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 Monday, January 15th, 2018
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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...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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PAHO Boss: Climate Change could affect health

WASHINGTON - The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has warned of the effects of climate change on health, as she called for building resilient health systems. Dr Carissa Etienne says climate More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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PAHO recommends urgent action to save lives on Caribbean roads

WASHINGTON – Tragic road deaths across the Caribbean could be significantly reduced if authorities beef up traffic management, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has concluded. And the global body is More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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PAHO, laboratories set guidelines to identify and confirm Zika virus

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and the Arbovirus Laboratory Network (RELDA) have agreed on new guidelines to improve lab confirmation of suspected More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 12th, 2013
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PAHO issues alert due to increase influenza activity in Southern Hemisphere; Travelers urged to implement preventive measures

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten – Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a section of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, has been alerted by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) about More...