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Resolution approved on cooperation for health development in the Americas

Health authorities approved a resolution to strengthen cooperation for health development in the Americas and adapt it to a broader concept of cooperation among countries and partnerships.

Posted in Cooperation for Health Development, Day 5, Directing Council

Uruguay: Tobacco industry battles are assaults against the world’s health

The delegate of Uruguay, Andrés Coitiño, said today that the actions of the tobacco industry to curb tobacco control measures taken by countries like Australia and Uruguay are assaults against the health of the world.

Posted in Day 4, Directing Council, Tobacco Control

Chronic kidney disease is a public health problem that requires further research: debate begins on related resolution

Delegates of the countries of the Americas attending the 52nd Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) considered a resolution that recognizes chronic kidney disease from non-traditional causes as a serious public health problem and that urges Member … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Kidney Disease in Agricultural Communities, Day 3, Directing Council

PAHO and OAS present drug report to health authorities of the Americas

The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, and the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, presented the report The Drug Problem in the Americas today to high-level health authorities … Continue reading

Posted in Day 2, Directing Council, Psychoactive Substance Use and Public Health