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  • Is Vaccination for Rotavirus Gastroenteritis Cost-Effective in LAC?

    Thursday, June 19th, 2008

    A recent issue of the Pan American Journal of Public Health, the scientific journal published by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), contained an article* that looks at the cost-effectiveness of universal rotavirus vaccination program in Brazil among children age five or younger. Brazil introduced such a vaccination program in March 2006 on purely […]

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    Protecting Health from Climate Change

    Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

    As they promised last year, in April the World Health Organization (WHO) and its regional counterpart, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), celebrated World Health Day in April by trying to educate us all about the possible health impacts of global climate change on health. Most assessments and discussions of climate change to […]

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    World Breastfeeding Week in the Americas / Semana Mundial de la Lactancia en las Américas

    Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

    For general information on World Breastfeeding Week activities, check the website www.worldbreastfeedingweek.org For more specific information on activities in your country, contact either your Health Ministry or the local UNICEF office.
    From the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO):
    World Breastfeeding Week Starts Aug. 1 in the Americas
    Countries throughout the Americas are joining together to observe World […]

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