Tag Archives: Latin America

Regional progress towards achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals

Author: Pan American Health Organization ISBN: 978-92-75-11878-8 Published: June 2017 Available from: http://bit.ly/2tpfOjM [Executive Summary]. The experience gained during 15 years of pursuing the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has been vast and invaluable for the Governing Bodies of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). From a regional perspective, this document presents a summary of […]


Violence against children in Latin America and Caribbean countries: a comprehensive review of national health sector efforts in prevention and response

Authors: Andrea L. Wirtz, Carmen Alvarez, Alessandra C. Guedes, Luisa Brumana, Cecilie Modvar, Nancy Glass BMC Public Health BMC series – open, inclusive and trusted 2016 16:1006 Published online: 22 September 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Background: Violence against children (VAC) remains a global problem. The health sector has an opportunity and responsibility to be part of […]


Observatory on measuring health inequalities and equity analysis in Colombia

Colombia, Ministerio de Salud y Protección Social Coord. editorial: Juan Carlos Rivillas-Garcia, Diana Catalina Mesa-Lopera, Martha Lucia Ospina-Martínez ISBN: 978-958-8903-38-5 Published online: March 2016 Abstract: In 2015, the Government of Colombia launched the Observatory for Measuring Health Inequalities and Equity Analysis in Colombia (ODES for its acronym in Spanish), as an additional tool to contribute […]


Social determinants and inequalities in tuberculosis incidence in Latin America and the Caribbean

Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2015;38(3):177–85
Published online: November 2015


Applying Modeling to Improve Health and Economic Policy Decisions in the Americas: The Case of Noncommunicable Diseases

Pan American Health Organization
ISBN: 978-92-75-11865-8
Published online: 2015


Health Equity and the post-2015 Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean

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