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Marcos Espinal said: “We want health professionals to listen to young people and to have open, respectful conversations about HIV and sexually transmitted infections as part of the sexual and reproductive health services they offer,” External link

paho Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:54:00 AM CET

Cesar Nunez said: “Communities, groups and networks of people living with or affected by HIV play a fundamental role in the response to the AIDS epidemic at local, national and international levels,” External link

paho Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:54:00 AM CET

Tedros Adhanom said: “Climate change is not only racking up a bill for future generations to pay, it’s a price that people are paying for now with their health,” External link

paho Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:47:00 PM CET

Tedros Adhanom said: “Climate change is not only racking up a bill for future generations to pay, it’s a price that people are paying for now with their health,” External link

paho Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:47:00 PM CET

Maria Neira said: “For the Paris Agreement to be effective to protect people’s health, all levels of government need to prioritize building health system resilience to climate change, and a growing number of national governments are clearly headed in that direction,” External link

paho Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:47:00 PM CET

Marcos Espinal said: “We want health professionals to listen to young people and to have open, respectful conversations about HIV and sexually transmitted infections as part of the sexual and reproductive health services they offer,” External link

paho Wednesday, November 27, 2019 7:49:00 PM CET

Cesar Nunez said: “Communities, groups and networks of people living with or affected by HIV play a fundamental role in the response to the AIDS epidemic at local, national and international levels,” External link

paho Wednesday, November 27, 2019 7:49:00 PM CET

Marcos Espinal said: “Open defecation is an unhealthy practice,” External link

paho Tuesday, November 19, 2019 7:04:00 PM CET

Anna Coates said: “We must not lose sight of the fact that women bear differential risks associated with their status as women,” External link

paho Monday, November 18, 2019 8:12:00 PM CET

Patricia Fernandez says: “early diagnosis and treatment is key, as is ensuring a mechanism for monitoring premature babies,” External link

paho Friday, November 15, 2019 7:24:00 PM CET

David Salisbury said: “Wild poliovirus type 3 is globally eradicated,” “This this is a significant achievement that should reinvigorate the eradication process and provides motivation for the final step – the eradication of wild poliovirus type 1. This virus remains in circulation in just two countries: Afghanistan and Pakistan. We cannot stop our efforts now: we must eradicate all remaining strains of all polioviruses. We do have good news from Africa: no wild poliovirus type 1 has been detected anywhere on the continent since 2016 in the face of ever improving surveillance. Although the region is affected by circulating vaccine-derived polioviruses, which must urgently be stopped, it does appear as if the continent is free of all wild polioviruses, a tremendous achievement” External link

paho Friday, November 8, 2019 5:03:00 AM CET

Fabio da Silva said: "We are observing the beginnings of an epidemic of ultra-processed food consumption," External link

paho Wednesday, October 23, 2019 8:54:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne noted: “structural inequalities that impede the achievement of universal health as well as our countries’ overall social and economic development,” External link

paho Friday, October 4, 2019 7:50:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: "Health services must be adapted to the needs of older adults, who require a much more effective management of their care. This will not only improve their survival, but also maximize their functional ability and reduce the number of years they are dependent on others," External link

paho Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:39:00 AM CEST

Enrique Vega said: “Dependency during the last decade of life is preventable; people don´t need to live their final years in poor health,” External link

paho Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:39:00 AM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: "Health services must be adapted to the needs of older adults, who require a much more effective management of their care. This will not only improve their survival, but also maximize their functional ability and reduce the number of years they are dependent on others," External link

paho Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:02:00 PM CEST

Enrique Vega said: “Dependency during the last decade of life is preventable; people don´t need to live their final years in poor health,” External link

paho Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:02:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “There can be no doubt that we, as a region, are making significant and tangible progress on the road towards achieving universal health coverage and universal access to health. However, we must also truthfully acknowledge that our collective actions need to be more transformational, as we are not progressing either at the speed nor scale required,” External link

paho Tuesday, October 1, 2019 12:34:00 AM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “While we recognize that there are differences in countries’ developmental stage, size, culture, resources, and systems, we strongly believe that all countries can address the core principles and components of universal health, regardless of those differences,” External link

paho Tuesday, October 1, 2019 12:34:00 AM CEST

Daniel Marquez said: “Our goal is for people to be healthy and to trust the health team,” External link

paho Thursday, September 26, 2019 10:51:00 PM CEST

Daniel Marquez recalled: “I did not have much to offer them,” “There was nothing in my training about specific aspects of trans health. I needed time to study so I asked the patient to come back the next week. And they did, but this time with another trans person. Before we knew it, trans people had chosen us” External link

paho Thursday, September 26, 2019 10:51:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “Not only does PAHO advocate for the principle of universal health coverage, but we also call for concrete policy development and implementation to break down the persistent barriers that prevent people from receiving access to comprehensive health care,” External link

paho Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:02:00 AM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “The declaration is fully aligned with the call to action in the PAHO Regional Compact on Primary Health Care for Universal Health,” “We have much to do, and little time to do it. But we leave here invigorated and ready to move forward in concerted action to make Universal Access to Health and Universal Health Coverage a reality by 2030,” External link

paho Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:54:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne said: “At the regional level, health financing has increased by 0.5% over the past four years,” External link

paho Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:54:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne afirmó: “La ciencia ha guiado la innovación hacia un progreso sin precedentes en la respuesta a una enfermedad infecciosa que, hasta hace poco, representaba una amenaza para la vida de muchas personas” External link

paho Monday, July 22, 2019 5:47:00 PM CEST

Carissa F Etienne dijo: “La ciencia y la innovación deben encontrar soluciones a los desafíos nuevos y de larga data y el nuevo conocimiento y orientación solo tendrán impacto si existen programas nacionales y sistemas comunitarios sólidos en los países para implementarlos” External link

paho Monday, July 22, 2019 5:47:00 PM CEST

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