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  • 01/09/2024 - Rio de Janeiro Declaration on simulation-based education in the training of health professionals.

    The Rio Declaration highlights the importance of clinical simulation and proposes initiatives to incorporate simulation in the courses of all institutions that train health technicians, promoting a humanized and intercultural approach (In Spanish).

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  • 08/04/2023 - Seven out of 10 people protected by at least one tobacco control measure

    The ninth WHO Report on the global tobacco epidemic summarizes national efforts to implement the most effective demand reduction measures from the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). Read more!

  • 07/19/2023 - Aspartame hazard and risk assessment results released

    Assessments of the health impacts of the non-sugar sweetener aspartame were released by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). Read more.

  • 05/18/2023 - The 76th World Health Assembly

    Held in Geneva, Switzerland, on 21–30 May 2023. Proceedings will be webcast live from this web page. Simultaneous interpretation is available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. Watch here.

  • 05/04/2023 - International Nurses Day 2023

    Human Resources in Nursing to Care for populations living in conditions of vulnerability in the Region of the Americas: availability, capacity, and regulation. Registrate here!

  • 03/24/2023 - World Health Day 2023 - Health for All

    World Health Day, celebrated on April 7th, marks the 75th World Health organization (WHO) aniversary. Health for All is the theme of this year! Read more.

  • 03/23/2023 - Vaccination Week in the Americas 2023

    From 22 to 29 April 2022, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), together with the countries and territories of the Region of the Americas and its partners, will celebrate the 21st annual Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA) and the 12th World Immunization Week (WIW) under the call to action.

  • 12/16/2022 - Happy 2023!
  • 10/05/2022 - Dr. Jarbas Barbosa of Brazil is Elected PAHO Director

    Dr. Jarbas Barbosa was elected at the 30th Pan American Sanitary Conference. Read more

  • 06/13/2022 - Article: 75th World Health Assembly - Syndemic and political challenges for a multilateral agenda