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Executive Committee sets dates and agenda items for its future sessions and the next PAHO Directing Council

The 53rd Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and 66th Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Americas will take place 29 September–3 October 2014, as established by the 153rd Session of the Executive Meeting today.

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Executive Committee meets

Representatives of the countries that make up the Executive Committee met today in the 153rd Session.

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Directing Council adopts resolution to increase number of personnel trained in primary health care

Top-level health authorities adopted today a resolution calling for Member States to increase the number of trained health personnel and ensure the availability of primary care services, particularly in remote and rural areas. The countries pledged to develop national human … Continue reading

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The final day of the 52nd Directing Council begins

Ministers of health and other top-level health authorities of the Americas are participatingin the final day of the 52nd Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), which during this past week has dealt with a diversity of public … Continue reading

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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.

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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

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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.

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