Tag: Pan American Health Organization

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Although much of the attention on the pandemic is focused on India, the World Health Organization (WHO) today alerted on the advance of Covid-19 in Latin America, where many countries are reaching peak levels...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Uruguay's Ministry of Public Health (MSP) announced on Thursday that it will send part of the 48,000 doses it received of the AstraZeneca vaccine to the departments (provinces) bordering Brazil. The vaccines reached Montevideo on...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The director general of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa Etienne, said ongoing studies are providing growing evidence that some of the novel coronavirus strains, such as the one first detected in Manaus,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Three new coronavirus strains have been detected in 20 countries in the Americas, raising concerns about possible heightened transmission, said Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Carissa Etienne on Wednesday, February 3rd. Though...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The timeline has closed for Venezuela to join the COVAX facility for COVID-19 vaccines, an official with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Tuesday, January 19th, though the country was still negotiating...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Nicaragua is in talks with Russia’s Gamaleya Institute to acquire the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Wednesday, January 13th. The poor Central American nation is among the Latin...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A total of 644 doctors from abroad arrived in Brazil this weekend as part of the government's controversial Programa Mais Médicos (More Doctors Program). The doctors will begin a...



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