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  • 05/29/2023 - In the first-ever report of its kind, the World heal Organization Council on the Economics of Health for All has outlined a bold new path to reorient economies to deliver what matters - health for all. Launched in conjunction with the Seventy-sixth World Health Assembly, the report, entitled "Health for All: Transforming economies to deliver what matters", provides a new framework built on the above four pillars, with specific recommendations under each – drawing from the Council’s previous work.
  • 05/17/2023 - PAHO urges governments to invest more in nurses, improve their education, and expand their professional role in primary care. "A well-educated, skilled, and equitably distributed workforce is critical to building resilient health systems, meeting the health needs of the population, and better preparing for future threats and pandemics," said PAHO Director Dr. Jarbas Barbosa.
  • 05/16/2023 - The rapid global and local response has made significant progress in controlling the disease. The Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that the outbreak of mpox virus in several countries, which began about a year ago, was no longer a public health emergency of international concern. He warns, however, that transmission continues in certain communities and countries, as well as travel-related transmission.
  • 05/07/2023 - The head of the UN World Health Organization (WHO) has declared “with great hope” an end to COVID-19 as a public health emergency, stressing that it does not mean the disease is no longer a global threat. “Last week, COVID-19 claimed a life every three minutes – and that’s just the deaths we know about”, said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, briefing the media at the agency’s headquarters in Geneva.
  • 04/26/2023 - World Health Organization is launching the Health Inequality Data Repository, the most comprehensive global collection of publicly available disaggregated data and evidence on population health and its determinants. The repository allows for tracking health inequalities across population groups and over time, by breaking down data according to group characteristics, ranging from education level to ethnicity.
  • 04/19/2023 - An arrangement signed between the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) and the United States Department for Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks to improve transatlantic collaboration to strengthen global health systems and attain health equity in a post-pandemic context.
  • 04/06/2023 - This 75th anniversary year of WHO is an opportunity to look back on the public health successes that have improved the quality of life over the past seven decades. It is also an opportunity to motivate action to address the health challenges of today and tomorrow. The Director-General urges governments and leaders to take action and invest to protect the health and care workers who are at the forefront of responding to health and climate emergencies.
  • 03/20/2023 - Joaquim Venâncio Polytechnic School of Health (EPSJV/Fiocruz) promoted, on March 10, the 1st International Seminar on "Information and Health Records in the Work of Community Health Workers (CHWs)". To constitute a space for exchanging and sharing experiences and knowledge about the role of these professionals, the event brought reflections on the performance of these workers in different Latin American countries. The meeting was broadcast live in Portuguese and Spanish on VideoSaúde's Youtube channel.
  • 03/15/2023 - Essential workers who kept families, societies, and economies running while the world was in lockdown due to Covid-19 need better wages and conditions urgently if countries are to prepare for the future in the next global crisis.
  • 03/07/2023 - New Inter-Parliamentary Union report highlights that last year's progress on women's participation is the lowest in six years; violence against women slows progress; among advances, Brazil recorded record number of black female candidates in last election.