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Tedros Adhanom says: "Governments around the world must waste no time in incorporating all the provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control into their national tobacco control programmes and policies," External link

paho Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:22:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom says: "Governments around the world must waste no time in incorporating all the provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control into their national tobacco control programmes and policies," External link

paho Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:22:00 PM CEST

Douglas Bettcher says: “Tobacco industry interference in government policy making represents a deadly barrier to advancing health and development in many countries,” “But by monitoring and blocking such activities, we can save lives and sow the seeds for a sustainable future for all” External link

paho Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:22:00 PM CEST

Michael Bloomberg says: “One in ten deaths around the world is caused by tobacco, but we can change that through MPOWER tobacco control measures, which have proven highly effective,” External link

paho Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:22:00 PM CEST

Douglas Bettcher says: “Countries can better protect their citizens, including children, from the tobacco industry and its products when they use tobacco monitoring systems,” External link

paho Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:22:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom says: “Safe water, sanitation and hygiene at home should not be a privilege of only those who are rich or live in urban centres,” External link

paho Wednesday, July 19, 2017 9:34:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom says: “Safe water, sanitation and hygiene at home should not be a privilege of only those who are rich or live in urban centres,” External link

paho Wednesday, July 19, 2017 9:34:00 PM CEST

Marc Sprenger said: “To control gonorrhoea, we need new tools and systems for better prevention, treatment, earlier diagnosis, and more complete tracking and reporting of new infections, antibiotic use, resistance and treatment failures,” External link

paho Thursday, July 13, 2017 5:17:00 PM CEST

Luiz Loures said: "The Sustainable Development Goals are fundamentally about exclusion and inequality. And it is no longer a question of north or south, but even within countries there is exclusion, " External link

paho Friday, July 7, 2017 7:23:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: "The expert and strategic guidance that you, our Member States, have provided during this 160 th session of the Executive Committee has been outstanding and I believe that the rich exchange of insightful perspectives we witnessed over these past days is an unequivocal testimony to the high value placed on the Organization by its Member States," External link

paho Tuesday, July 4, 2017 5:08:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: "We stand together in our collective commitment to fight the multiple forms of discrimination and exclusion suffered by these groups. We recognized that an important characteristic of a resilient health system would be its capacity to articulate and effectively address the health needs of these populations, ensuring that no one is left behind," External link

paho Tuesday, July 4, 2017 5:08:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: "We hope that this strategic instrument will provide the direction and the political vision for the development of health in the Region during the next 13 years," External link

paho Friday, June 30, 2017 10:01:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “The fight against Zika virus is not a 100-m race, but rather a marathon in which science and public health need to work hand in hand for the benefit of our peoples,” External link

paho Tuesday, June 27, 2017 11:10:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “The Zika virus experience proves once again that good clinical judgment and awareness of atypical events are crucial for the timely detection of emerging and reemerging diseases. It also points to the importance of investing in the health workforce as the first line of defense against infectious disease threats,” External link

paho Tuesday, June 27, 2017 11:10:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne added: “The available defenses against the mosquito responsible for the transmission of these viruses are no longer sufficient to resist its aggressive spread. Therefore, the development of affordable new tools by the scientific community, including diagnostic tests and a vaccine against ZIKAV, as well as innovation in vector control, are urgent priorities. Our health systems will need to be prepared to ensure such new tools are introduced and that their benefits reach everyone, not merely a few,” External link

paho Tuesday, June 27, 2017 11:10:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “Raising taxes on tobacco products reduces tobacco consumption and the extra money can be used to finance health care and other development programs,” External link

paho Friday, June 2, 2017 10:39:00 PM CEST

Margaret Chan adds: "But by taking robust tobacco control measures, governments can safeguard their countries' futures by protecting tobacco users and non-users from these deadly products, generating revenues to fund health and other social services, and saving their environments from the ravages tobacco causes" External link

paho Friday, June 2, 2017 10:39:00 PM CEST

Douglas Bettcher says: "Tobacco is a major barrier to development globally;" External link

paho Friday, June 2, 2017 10:39:00 PM CEST

Oleg Chestnov says: "Many governments are taking action against tobacco, from banning advertising, promotion and sponsorship, to introducing plain packaging for tobacco products, and smoke-free work and public places," External link

paho Friday, June 2, 2017 10:39:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne reported: “Vaccines that save lives for all, everywhere,” External link

paho Saturday, May 27, 2017 3:10:00 AM CEST

Margaret Chan said: “It is of vital importance to act now,” “We are at a crossroads for investing in health and addressing inequalities and discrimination on the basis of international human rights law” External link

paho Wednesday, May 24, 2017 11:27:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “It will be an extremely busy week for all,” External link

paho Wednesday, May 24, 2017 5:15:00 AM CEST

Oleg Chestnov said: “The most important part of the Nutrition Decade is action, and Brazil is the first to make a SMART commitment. We hope that many others will follow,” External link

paho Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:06:00 PM CEST

Flavia Bustreo says: "Adolescents have been entirely absent from national health plans for decades," External link

paho Thursday, May 18, 2017 5:50:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: "Health is crucial to achieving the 2030 Agenda as a whole," External link

paho Thursday, May 4, 2017 11:07:00 PM CEST

Jose Narro said: “The declaration that we are signing contains a series of commitments that will enable us to learn more about the health of migrants, share experiences, and take concrete action,” External link

paho Monday, May 1, 2017 7:00:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne dijo: “Ecuador cree en la inclusión social, los derechos humanos y el acceso de las personas, no solo a los servicios de salud, sino también a los determinantes de la salud” External link

paho Wednesday, May 31, 2017 10:33:00 PM CEST

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