Author Archives: PAHO/WHO

Report on status of PAHO Pan American Centers Presented

A document providing an update on the status of the Pan American Centers of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) was presented to the delegates attending the 52nd Directing Council.

Posted in Day 4, Directing Council, General

PAHO Director calls on countries to come together to make a final effort to eliminate onchocerciasis

The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) , Carissa F. Etienne, called for countries to come together to give the final push to achieving in the Americas the elimination of the transmission of onchocerciasis , also called “river … Continue reading

Posted in Day 4, Directing Council, General

Delegates approve progress report on regional plan of action for strengthening vital and health statistics

The delegates of the countries participating in the 52nd PAHO Directing Council approved the progress report on the Regional Plan of Action for Strengthening Vital and Health Statistics.

Posted in General

Revolving Fund and its guiding principles

Delegates to the 52nd Directing Council passed a resolution endorsing the time-honored mechanisms and procedures of the PAHO Revolving Fund for Vaccine Procurement, including its policy to ensure that vaccines purchase through the Fund are acquired at the lowest price.

Posted in Day 2, Directing Council