Emerging/Reemerging Diseases

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Photo Gallery: Typhoid Epidemic in Ca Pierre, Haiti
This page summarizes the typhoid epidemic in Haiti in June 2004 and provides six photographs showing the cause and effects.(9/Jul/2004)
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en español     HTML(4.69k)  
en Français    HTML   

Campaign to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance in Healthcare Settings
The CDC's Campaign to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance aims to prevent antimicrobial resistance in healthcare settings. The campaign centers on four main strategies: prevent infection, diagnose and treat infection, use antimicrobials wisely, and prevent transmission. Within the context of these strategies, multiple 12-step programs are being developed targeting clinicians who treat specialty-specific patient populations including hospitalized adults, dialysis patients, surgical patients, hospitalized children, and long-term care patients. Educational tools and materials are being developed for each patient population. (63 slides with comprehensive notes attached to each)(1/Apr/2004)
In English       CDC  
en español     PowerPoint  

”Every breath counts. Stop tuberculosis now!” World TB Day 2004
This page explains the meaning of this year's slogan and offers access to the poster and brochure for World TB Day 2004 and the accompanying year-long campaign. The goal for 2004-2005 is to reach the general public via mass media. This materials are put at the disposal of the public for education and consciousness-raising purposes.(23/Mar/2004)
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en español     HTML(5.52k)  
en Français    HTML(6.14k)  
em Português HTML(5.75k)  

Status of TB Operations (Region of the Americas, 2004)
This presentation of 13 slides—including tables, graphs and maps—summarizes the current status of operations to fight tuberculosis in the Americas up to 2004, the extension and the DOTS/TAES Strategy, and its respective accomplishments and challenges.(19/Mar/2004)
In English       PowerPoint  
en español     PowerPoint  

Integrated Strategy for Dengue Prevention and Control
This 16-slide PowerPoint presentation unveils PAHO's new integrated strategy for approaching dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), both an emerging menace to public health in the Region. It was presented at the 44th PAHO Directing Council in September 2003 and is related to Resolution CD44r9 passed on this occasion.(25/Sep/2003)
In English       PowerPoint  
en español     PowerPoint  
em Português PowerPoint  

Situación operativa y de coordinación frente a la asociación TB-VIH/SIDA: Análisis preliminar
Esta presentación de 22 diapositivas en PowerPoint muestra la situación de coordinación y las acciones conjuntas entre los Programas Nacionales de Tuberculosis y de SIDA para diagnosticar y tratar precozmente los casos de tuberculosis en personas viviendo con VIH/SIDA o para prevenir la TB entre este grupo.(15/Aug/2003)
en español     PowerPoint  

Reflections on TB/HIV and MDR
This 34-slide PowerPoint presentation was given in Honduras at the Workshop on TB/HIV Co-Infection in August 2003. It discusses the increased risk that people living with HIV/AIDS have of contracting the lethal form of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, as well as preventive methods and methodological problems that arise in survey measurements.(15/Aug/2003)
In English       PowerPoint  
en español     PowerPoint  

Coinfección TB-VIH/SIDA: Coordinación entre Programas
Esta presentación de ocho diapositivas se focaliza en la coordinación interprogramática. El objetivo es acelerar una respuesta conjunta eficaz de los Programas de TB y de VIH/SIDA a la epidemia de la tuberculosis asociada al VIH en las Américas, al facilitar el intercambio de información y de experiencias entre ambos programas. Justifica la coordinación conjunta como un método más de abordar los factores de riesgo y de desarrollar intervenciones y estrategias eficaces. (15/Aug/2003)
en español     PowerPoint  

Situación de la asociación TB-VIH/SIDA (Región de las Américas)
Esta presentación de 30 diapostivas, con mapas y cuadros estadísticos, resume la situación actual en la Región del VIH/SIDA, de la tuberculosis, de la asociación VIH/SIDA, y la respuesta de la Región frente a la situación de la asociación VIH/SIDA-TB. (15/Aug/2003)
en español     PowerPoint  

Guidelines for the Surveillance of HIV among Tuberculosis Patients
This 13-slide Powerpoint presentation focuses on the relevance of collecting, analyzing, and disseminating epidemiological information of sufficient reliability and coverage with respect to the distribution and spread of HIV infection. This information is vital for planning, executing and monitoring of HIV/AIDS prevention and control activities.(15/Aug/2003)
In English       WHO  
en español     PowerPoint  

Tuberculosis and Prisons
This 47-slide PowerPoint presentation provides a Regional overview of the situation of TB among prisoners: how it spreads, why this groups is at particular high risk, TB and HIV, treatment strategies, data tables, maps, etc.(11/Aug/2003)
In English       PowerPoint  
en español     PowerPoint  

Tuberculosis and HIV in Prisons
This 14-slide PowerPoint presentation gives an overview of the current deadly mixture of TB and HIV and how the prison population is especially at risk: prevalence data, tables, maps, and what is being done to fight the epidemic.(11/Aug/2003)
In English       PowerPoint  
en español     PowerPoint  

Cholera (Region of the Americas, 1991-2002)
This eight-slide PowerPoint presentation provides an overview of the current situation of cholera in the Americas, with tables, graphs, maps and summary information.(30/Jun/2003)
In English       PowerPoint  
en español     PowerPoint  

SARS: Global Alert, Global Response
This presentation of eight PowerPoint slides outlines how vital the global alert and response was in containing the worldwide SARS epidemic, how SARS is transmitted, its economic effects, and lessons learned for future application.(30/Jun/2003)
In English       PowerPoint  
en español     PowerPoint  

West Nile Virus in Latin America and the Caribbean
This presentation of seven PowerPoint slides provides an update on the regional situation of West Nile Virus in the Region of the Americas, containing maps and the latest prevention and control strategies.(30/Jun/2003)
In English       PowerPoint  
en español     PowerPoint  

Status of the Monkeypox (MPXV) Outbreak in the United States
This presentation of 14 PowerPoint slides, complete with illustrations and maps, provides an overview of the monkeypox epidemic in the United States.(30/Jun/2003)
In English       PowerPoint  
en español     PowerPoint  

Master Infection Control Presentation: Infection Control Measures to Prevent Hospital Transmission (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome/SARS)
This six-part course in PDF copies of PowerPoint slides was prepared by the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific (WHO/WPRO) with the objective of training hospital personnel in the proper prevention and control procedures for SARS, both for their own protection and to prevent hospital transmission. Sections include clinical management, personal protection equipment, scrubbing hands, patient management and transport, laboratory procedures, educating the public, and laundry and disinfection guidelines. The link to WPRO presentations appears on the PAHO web to facilitate distribution and use among hospital staff in the English-speaking countries of the Americas.(30/Apr/2003)
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en español     HTML(3.83k)  

Cuando tenga que tomar antibióticos ... sea inteligente!
Ideal para campañas de educación pública, este afiche en colores, en forma imprimible, se presta para informar a la gente sobre cómo tomar los antibióticos de manera apropiada, en lenguage común y fácil de entender.(1/Jan/2001)
en español     PDF(129.29k)