1 November, 2019

PAHO Director in Rio de Janeiro highlights achievements and challenges in vaccine production 

The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, highlighted the achievements and challenges of vaccine production during the opening of the 20th General Meeting of the Developing Countries Vaccine Manufacturers Network in the city of Rio de Janeiro.

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PAHO organizes a Regional Workshop on Financial Protection in Health with the Caribbean countries

PAHO held the "Regional Workshop on Financial Protection in Health," from 7-9 October, in Washington DC, to address the technical and calculation details of the financial protection monitoring indicators so that participants can produce and use them as part of health policy formulation. 
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PAHO launches online course on Human Resources for Health in English, Spanish and Portuguese

PAHO launched a new online course on Human Resources for Health that presents an overview of the challenges in this field in the Region of the Americas. The course is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
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Central American countries launch a Mechanism for the Joint Evaluation of Medicines

National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs) of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama launched the Central American Mechanism for the Joint Evaluation of Medicines Records, with the support of PAHO. The Mechanism seeks to ensure the quality, safety, and effectiveness of medicines and health technologies in the Region.
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Call for papers: Human Resources for Universal Health 

The Pan American Journal of Public Health, published by PAHO/WHO, announces a call for papers for an upcoming special issue on "Human Resources for Universal Health" to be published in 2020. 
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