Number of migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean has more than doubled since 2005 to 15 million in 2022, highlighting the need to strengthen data-driven policies to protect their right to health
Managua, Nicaragua – June 15, 2019: Two young Nicaraguan girls comfort each other. Sweet children in poor Central American country living in extreme poverty. Girl rests head on friend’s back. (Shutterstock) By PAHO Washington D.C. 16 May 2022 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today launched the Information Platform on Health and Migration […]
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.
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, […]
Sign at Pan American Health Organization Headquarters and World Health Organization Regional Office in Washington, DC. – Washington D.C. – March 7,2020 (Shutterstock) By PAHO Washington, D.C. September 10, 2021 (PAHO) – On the eve of Wellness Week 2021, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is calling on governments to strengthen social support mechanisms to foster […]
Washington, D.C.: Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, reported that health facilities in three departments in post-earthquake Haiti are overwhelmed and called on the international community to meet the country’s “immense” need for medical personnel, supplies, equipment, and patient transportation. “In total 24 health facilities suffered damage, mainly first level of […]