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Juan Pablo Uribe said: “We believe that every challenge presents an opportunity and we hope that this will be true now, that it will lead to greater institutional development, learning, and incorporation of best practices that will improve the performance of the system and make it more resilient, while affording greater regional and global integration,” External link

paho Thursday, May 23, 2019 2:00:00 PM CEST

Felipe Sanchez asked: “Has the boy ever had chucho?” External link

paho Wednesday, May 22, 2019 9:18:00 PM CEST

Felipe Sanchez said: “The mother remained grateful all her life,” External link

paho Wednesday, May 22, 2019 9:18:00 PM CEST

Carlos Alvarado recalled: “This remained until 1931 when Dr. Carlos Alberto Alvarado, was put in charge of malaria control,” External link

paho Wednesday, May 22, 2019 9:18:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne asserted: “coverage without access to health is not enough” External link

paho Wednesday, May 22, 2019 3:17:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “The difference with the other countries is that all our Member States stressed that universal access to health is as important as universal health coverage. We call it universal health,” External link

paho Tuesday, May 21, 2019 3:04:00 PM CEST

Marcos Espinal said: “Eliminating mother-to-child transmission of these four diseases presents a huge challenge” External link

paho Friday, May 17, 2019 5:46:00 PM CEST

Silvia Cassiani said: “Only with an adequate number of motivated and well-distributed professionals with technical and scientific skills, will countries be able to achieve universal health coverage and access, as well as the SDGs,” External link

paho Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4:46:00 AM CEST

Silvia Cassiani said: “Only with an adequate number of motivated and well-distributed professionals with technical and scientific skills, will countries be able to achieve universal health coverage and access, as well as the SDGs,” External link

paho Wednesday, May 8, 2019 8:20:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “Climate change is one of the greatest threats to the future of our islands and the health of our people,” “To this day, many islands are still recovering from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria which, as we all know, caused devastation of epic proportions in 2017. It is our responsibility to place health in the climate change agenda” External link

paho Friday, May 3, 2019 6:48:00 PM CEST

Marcos Espinal said: “It is clear that acting where the problem is most concentrated is crucial to achieving the malaria elimination goals that countries have committed to,” External link

paho Thursday, May 2, 2019 4:45:00 AM CEST

Marcos Espinal said: “As well as recognizing efforts to address malaria, we must also provide a renewed focus on the final frontier of malaria elimination in the Americas – high burden municipalities,” External link

paho Thursday, May 2, 2019 4:45:00 AM CEST

Marcos Espinal added: “Our hope is that the creation of this initiative will help us give rise to a new generation of Malaria Champions,” External link

paho Thursday, May 2, 2019 4:45:00 AM CEST

Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero explained: “SIP allows for the automatic collection and consolidation of data to analyze the health situation and make informed decisions about strategies and policies that can save newborns’ lives,” External link

paho Thursday, May 2, 2019 12:03:00 AM CEST

Jose Luis Diaz explained: “SIP allows for the automatic collection and consolidation of data to analyze the health situation and make informed decisions about strategies and policies that can save newborns’ lives,” External link

paho Thursday, May 2, 2019 12:03:00 AM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “We at PAHO are entirely committed to the fulfillment of this vision, and we know that our Member States are too. It is this commitment and resolve that puts this objective at such close grasp,” “Small island economies, like Saint Lucia, understandably face additional challenges to finance comprehensive health services. PAHO accompanies its Member States and works closely with them towards the integration of sub-systems, pooling of resources and mitigating risks,” External link

paho Wednesday, May 1, 2019 2:31:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “This Action Plan aims to increase awareness; integrate health issues in the climate change agenda; develop climate-resilient, green and more sustainable health systems; mainstream funding opportunities to countries and promote inter-sectoral action that provides co-benefits to health – with the ultimate goal to protect the health of Caribbean populations from the effects of climate change,” External link

paho Wednesday, May 1, 2019 2:31:00 PM CEST

Marcos Espinal said: “It is clear that acting where the problem is most concentrated is crucial to achieving the malaria elimination goals that countries have committed to,” External link

paho Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:59:00 PM CEST

Marcos Espinal said: “As well as recognizing efforts to address malaria, we must also provide a renewed focus on the final frontier of malaria elimination in the Americas – high burden municipalities,” External link

paho Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:59:00 PM CEST

Marcos Espinal added: “Our hope is that the creation of this initiative will help us give rise to a new generation of Malaria Champions,” External link

paho Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:59:00 PM CEST

Karl Jones said: “The idea is to offer as many services as possible in the least number of visits,” External link

paho Saturday, April 20, 2019 4:34:00 AM CEST

Zsuzsanna Jakab said: “They are doing something impressive towards universal health in Colombia and we want to showcase this at the World Health Assembly so that other countries can learn from their experience,” External link

paho Friday, April 19, 2019 5:53:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom said: “I would like to thank Colombia from the bottom of my heart for the way they are treating the migrants, as brothers and sisters,” External link

paho Friday, April 19, 2019 2:53:00 PM CEST

Karl Jones said: “The idea is to offer as many services as possible in the least number of visits,” External link

paho Wednesday, April 17, 2019 3:04:00 PM CEST

Juan Pablo Uribe said: “The situation of migrants is a particular challenge,” External link

paho Tuesday, April 16, 2019 3:09:00 AM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “We need transformative primary care within an integrated, efficient, organized health system, with interdisciplinary health teams that work in networks that include basic and specialist levels, and where the individual is at the center of kind, respectful and quality care,” External link

paho Friday, April 12, 2019 4:51:00 AM CEST

James Fitzgerald said: “The development of care models based on PHC, with intersectoral actions, and with the necessary human, financial and technological resources, is fundamental to eliminate inequities and achieve universal health in the Region,” External link

paho Thursday, April 11, 2019 6:02:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “will catalyze the transformation we need to achieve Universal Health by 2030,” External link

paho Thursday, April 11, 2019 6:02:00 PM CEST

Antonio Guterres said: “Water, sanitation and hygiene services in health facilities are the most basic requirements of infection prevention and control, and of quality care. They are fundamental to respecting the dignity and human rights of every person who seeks health care and of health workers themselves,” External link

paho Wednesday, April 10, 2019 4:17:00 AM CEST

Tedros Adhanom said: “Imagine giving birth or taking your sick child to a health centre with no safe water, toilets or handwashing facilities,” External link

paho Wednesday, April 10, 2019 4:17:00 AM CEST

Tedros Adhanom said: “Imagine giving birth or taking your sick child to a health centre with no safe water, toilets or handwashing facilities,” External link

paho Wednesday, April 10, 2019 4:17:00 AM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “We need transformative primary care within an integrated, efficient, organized health system, with interdisciplinary health teams that work in networks that include basic and specialist levels, and where the individual is at the center of kind, respectful and quality care,” External link

paho Wednesday, April 3, 2019 10:05:00 PM CEST

Santiago Jiménez added: “For example, if we have a patient who is homeless and does not have any ID, which prevents us from carrying out a sputum smear test to detect whether or not they have tuberculosis, we try to coordinate with a health care center to find a way around this. We look at how we can carry out a test, ensure that they receive treatment and monitor them on the street if they do not wish to attend a health facility,” External link

paho Friday, March 22, 2019 4:18:00 PM CET

Oscar Gonzalez said: “We provide our patients with a ray of hope so that they don’t infect other people. We support young people that are living in the street and cannot attend hospital because of drug use, by providing them with medicines, food and helping them to develop the skills they need to look after themselves,” External link

paho Friday, March 22, 2019 4:18:00 PM CET

Marcos Espinal said: “While the Region of the Americas has managed to reduce new cases and deaths from tuberculosis in the last 15 years, ending this disease is only possible if progress is accelerated,” External link

paho Thursday, March 21, 2019 7:34:00 PM CET

Carissa F Etienne said: “I congratulate Paraguay for taking a firm decision to strengthen primary health care (PHC) as a strategy to achieve health equity and access, particularly for vulnerable populations. PHC is the right path and Paraguay is already taking it,” External link

paho Tuesday, March 12, 2019 10:07:00 PM CET

Carissa F Etienne said: “Migration puts new strains on what are already fragile social safety nets in many countries,” “At the same time, it exacerbates many underlying socioeconomic disadvantages that women already face, for example, with respect to living and working conditions, legal status; discrimination, disempowerment and exclusion,” External link

paho Tuesday, March 12, 2019 5:08:00 AM CET

Carissa F Etienne said: “Migration puts new strains on what are already fragile social safety nets in many countries,” “At the same time, it exacerbates many underlying socioeconomic disadvantages that women already face, for example, with respect to living and working conditions, legal status; discrimination, disempowerment and exclusion,” External link

paho Friday, March 8, 2019 11:10:00 PM CET

Piedad Huerta said (about Miguel Rodrigo): “PAHO responded quickly to the emergency, coordinating with its offices in Honduras, Nicaragua and its headquarters in Washington DC, and contacted countries in order to obtain the antidote for Miguel,” External link

paho Thursday, March 7, 2019 4:54:00 AM CET

Carissa F Etienne said: “While progress has been made across the Region towards ensuring greater access to health care, many of the interventions to prevent young people from dying before their time fall outside the health sector” External link

paho Tuesday, March 5, 2019 7:14:00 PM CET

Sonja Caffe said: “It is important that countries acknowledge that the higher mortality rates seen among young men is due, in part, to the pressure they face to adhere to gender norms that may contribute to harmful behaviors such as aggression and risk-taking” “This is why it is so important that health works with families, schools and communities, in order to tackle the social norms that impact their physical and mental health” External link

paho Tuesday, March 5, 2019 7:14:00 PM CET

Sonja Caffe said: “Countries must take action so that all young people, including the most vulnerable, have access to the health services they need, with no one left behind,” External link

paho Tuesday, March 5, 2019 7:14:00 PM CET

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