New EU/CARIFORUM project coordinated by PAHO will tackle climate change and health impacts in the Caribbean

15 Dec: New EU/CARIFORUM project coordinated by PAHO will tackle climate change and health impacts in the Caribbean

The first-of-its-kind initiative involves government, civil society, and international organizations Bridgetown, Barbados, December 1, 2020 (PAHO) – International, regional, and government leaders announced the launch of a broad-based project to support actions to mitigate climate change and its serious health impacts in Caribbean nations. The EU/CARIFORUM Strengthening Climate Resilient Health Systems Project – a joint…

New EU/CARIFORUM project will tackle climate change and its health impacts in the Caribbean

12 Dec: New EU/CARIFORUM project will tackle climate change and its health impacts in the Caribbean

PAHO partners in first-of-its-kind initiative involving government, civil society, and international organizations Bridgetown, Barbados, December 2, 2020 (PAHO) – International, regional, and government leaders announced the launch of a broad-based project to support actions to mitigate climate change and its serious health impacts in Caribbean nations. The EU/CARIFORUM Strengthening Climate Resilient Health Systems Project –…

OPS y CEPAL buscan mejorar el suministro de productos médicos durante emergencias en América Latina y el Caribe

08 Dec: OPS y CEPAL buscan mejorar el suministro de productos médicos durante emergencias en América Latina y el Caribe

Convocaron a un diálogo entre salud, ciencia y tecnología, e industria para promover políticas que aumenten el acceso a estos productos y fortalezcan el desarrollo tecnológico y la producción regional, según las necesidades de salud  Washington, DC/Santiago de Chile, 7 de diciembre de 2020- Con el fin de prevenir desabastecimientos de productos médicos durante futuras emergencias…

New CARICOM-EU project will tackle climate change and its health impacts in the Caribbean

02 Dec: New CARICOM-EU project will tackle climate change and its health impacts in the Caribbean

PAHO partners in first-of-its-kind initiative involving government, civil society, and international organizations Bridgetown, Barbados, December 2, 2020 (PAHO) – International, regional, and government leaders announced the launch of a broad-based project to support actions to mitigate climate change and its serious health impacts in Caribbean nations. The EU/CARIFORUM Strengthening Climate Resilient Health Systems Project –…

Countries urged to face challenge of better access to health for populations of African descent in COVID-19 pandemic

02 Dec: Countries urged to face challenge of better access to health for populations of African descent in COVID-19 pandemic

Washington, D.C., December 2, 2020 (PAHO)—The COVID-19 pandemic “disproportionally affects the most vulnerable – especially our populations of African descent” and PAHO Director Carissa F. Etienne today urged health authorities to “face this pressing challenge.” In a press briefing, Etienne said, “We’re taking this issue as a priority and mainstreaming it into our programs,” focusing…