More Must be Done to Protect Nursing Workforce as COVID Cases Rise in the Americas, Says PAHO Director

Nurses play a central role in vaccination programs and in caring for those that fall ill. Countries must double investments and improve policies to support “backbone” of health care systems.

More Must be Done to Protect Nursing Workforce as COVID Cases Rise in the Americas, Says PAHO Director

By PAHO Washington D.C., 4 May 2022 (PAHO) – As COVID cases and hospitalizations once again rise in the Americas – by 12.7% since last week – the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F. Etienne, has called on countries to urgently increase investments to develop and retain the nursing workforce. “Throughout the Americas, […]

US Quietly Expands Asylum Limits While Preparing to End Them

US Quietly Expands Asylum Limits While Preparing to End Them

Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico 03-20-2021 80 migrants, mostly Hondurans, live in the Good Samaritan shelter in Ciudad Juárez, they were expelled from the United States under title 42. (Shutterstock) By Elliot Spagat and Christopher Sherman, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration has begun expelling Cubans and Nicaraguans to Mexico under pandemic-related powers to […]

CARICOM Leaders Meet US Vice President Harris in Virtual Summit

CARICOM Leaders Meet US Vice President Harris in Virtual Summit

Washington DC, USA – February 10, 2021: Vice President Kamala Harris delivers remarks to Department of Defense personnel, with President Joe Biden and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III. (Shutterstock) By Chris Tobias Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), President of the Dominican Republic Luis Abinader, and the CARICOM Secretary-General Dr. Carla […]