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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

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 Monday, March 4, 2019 3:58:00 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 Monday, March 4, 2019 3:58:00 PM CET

Marcos Espinal said: “Dengue is a viral infection transmitted by mosquitoes that is widespread in the Americas,” External link

paho Thursday, February 28, 2019 7:46:00 PM CET

Ángel Campos said: “It is imperative that we prepare ourselves to become more resilient,” External link

paho Thursday, February 28, 2019 4:11:00 AM CET

Ángel Campos said: “It is imperative that we prepare ourselves to become more resilient,” External link

paho Friday, February 22, 2019 10:10:00 PM CET

Anna Luisa concludes: "For me, it is excellent that we have this vaccine included in the national schedule. This is going to save many lives," External link

paho Thursday, February 7, 2019 4:08:00 PM CET

Marcos Espinal said: “Throughout history, people affected by leprosy have continued to suffer stigma and discrimination,” External link

paho Friday, January 25, 2019 11:20:00 PM CET

Marcos Espinal added: “Countries have already made significant advances in the fight against leprosy, but we must now focus efforts on maintaining this progress and eliminating transmission. This year’s World Leprosy Day is a timely reminder that attitudes are the final obstacle to overcome,” External link

paho Friday, January 25, 2019 11:20:00 PM CET

Carissa F Etienne said: “The goal of our Member States is for all people to have access and health coverage when and where they need it. This is what we are working towards,” “PAHO will continue to support Belize on the path towards universal health,” External link

paho Wednesday, February 20, 2019 12:04:00 AM CET

Marcos Espinal said: “Climate change has increasingly become a huge threat to both health systems and public health in the Region of the Americas,” External link

paho Friday, December 21, 2018 5:14:00 AM CET

Leonardo Hernandez said: “These countries from the Americas had an opportunity to activate their coordination mechanisms for a health emergency, and were able to test their internal procedures and see if these are working properly. It was also a great opportunity for our EOC to test its capacities during a real time exercise” External link

paho Friday, December 21, 2018 5:14:00 AM CET

James Fitzgerald said: “The countries of the Region are committed to ensuring health for all people and know that building health services that are based on primary health care remains fundamental to advancing universal health,” External link

paho Friday, December 21, 2018 5:14:00 AM CET

Carissa F Etienne said: “This year’s CRICS program underscores the cross-cutting nature of information, evidence and knowledge in the 2030 Agenda. In this regard, PAHO’s specialized Center of BIREME is ready to play an important role to support innovation and digital health, the management of knowledge and information, the development of evidence-based policies and decision-making, open science, and research and development of scientific information, to ensure progress towards the attainment of each goal of the Sustainable Development Agenda,” External link

paho Friday, December 21, 2018 5:14:00 AM CET

Michael Bloomberg said: “Road safety is an issue that does not receive anywhere near the attention it deserves – and it really is one of our great opportunities to save lives around the world,” External link

paho Friday, December 21, 2018 5:14:00 AM CET

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