Category Archives: General

Expanded Program on Immunization in the Americas: 40 years

Editorial Author: Etienne, Carissa F. Source: Pan American Journal of Public Health, 2017 Spanish version published online: March, 2018 Childhood immunization programs have had a dramatic impact on child morbidity and mortality worldwide. In Latin America and the Caribbean, nearly 174 000 deaths were prevented through vaccination of children under 5 years of age in […]

Making Fair Choices on the Path to Universal Health Coverage: Applying Principles to Difficult Cases

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Authors: Alex Voorhoeve, Tessa Tan-Torres Edejer, Lydia Kapiriri, Ole Frithjof Norheim, James Snowden, Olivier Basenya, Dorjsuren Bayarsaikhan, Ikram Chentaf, Nir Eyal, Amanda Folsom, Rozita Halina Tun Hussein, Cristian Morales, Florian Ostmann, Trygve Ottersen, Phusit Prakongsai, Carla Saenz, Karima Saleh, Angkana Sommanustweechai, Daniel Wikler & Afisah Zakariah Source: Health Systems & Reform, 3(4): 1-12, 2017 Published […]

WHO SDG monthly newsletter

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a monthly email newsletter (see below) on sources of information about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The primary focus is to facilitate the coordination, alignment of WHO Programmes with the SDG agenda, and help operationalize the work on SDGs at all levels of the Organization. The newsletter primarily […]

Special Announcement

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The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) is searching for:  Chief, Special Program, Sustainable Development and Health Equity La Organización Panamericana de la Salud (PAHO)/Oficina Regional de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) desea cubrir el puesto vacante de: Jefe del Programa Especial, Desarrollo Sostenible y Equidad […]

Flagship Report Leaving no one behind. A critical path for the first 1,000 days of the Sustainable Development Goals

Overseas Development Institute 2016 Published online: July 2016 Overview / Vision General The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will not be met if the poorest and most marginalised people continue to be left behind by progress. Efforts to ensure that no one is left behind are vital in the first 1,000 days – or three years – […]

Equity List Survey Results

On behalf of Area of Knowledge Management, Bioethics and Research (KBR – PAHO/WHO), we would like to thank Equity List (Lista Equidad) members for taking the time to complete the survey. We are happy to say that we received valuable feedback from the survey that will help us continue to provide information that is both relevant […]

The Case for Environment in All Policies: Lessons from the Health in All Policies Approach in Public Health

Environ Health Perspect; 2016 Published online: 28 June 2016 (advance publication). Abstract / Resumen: Background: Both public health, and the health of the natural environment, are affected by policy decisions made across portfolios as diverse as finance, planning, transport, housing, education and agriculture. A response to the interdependent character of public health has been the Health […]

Six Practices to Strengthen Evaluation of Global Health Research for Development

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ESSENCE on Health Research Published online: 26 May 2016 Abstract The ESSENCE on Health Research initiative of funders has published a new good practice document: Six Practices to Strengthen Evaluation of Global Health Research for Development. It is the result of 25 funding organizations coming together to agree on best practices and to advocate for […]

Call for papers / convocatoria: HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Treatment in the Region of the Americas: Achievements, Challenges and Perspectives

Special Issue
Pan American Journal of Public Health = Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública
Deadline for submission: 30 April 2016

Special Announcement: The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) is searching for: Center Director, Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (BIREME)

Due date for application / Fecha límite para la aplicación / data final para a aplicação: 2 September 2015 BIREME’s objective is the promotion of technical cooperation in scientific and technical health information with the countries and among the countries of the Region, aiming to develop the means and the capacities for the provision and […]