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Databases

PANAFTOSA Bibliographical Database, Veterinary Public Health Virtual Library (VHS)
The Veterinary Public Health Virtual Library (VHL) of the Pan American Center for Foot-and-Mouth Disease (PANAFTOSA) is the main repository for PAHO information on veterinary public health and zoonotic diseases. Its bibliographical database on scientific literature provides not only the reference but also an abstract and access to the downloadable full texts in PDF.(19/Sep/2005)
In English       PANAFTOSA  
en español     PANAFTOSA  
em Português PANAFTOSA  

Virtual Library in Veterinary Public Health (VHL PANAFTOSA)
The goal of the Virtual Health Library in Veterinary Public Health of the Pan American Center for Foot-and-Mouth Disease is to facilitate user access to different virtual information resources in the area of veterinary public health, at the national (i.e. in the countries) and international level.(16/Jan/2004)
In English       VHL PANAFTOSA  
en español     BVS PANAFTOSA  
em Português BVS PANAFTOSA  


Multimedia

Salud y Agricultura: Construyendo alianzas para una mejor vida en las Américas
La relación entre salud y agricultura para el desarrollo social y económico es indiscutible y por lo tanto su integración es indispensable. Este video muestra que, juntas, salud y agricultura pueden ayudar a eliminar el hambre y reducir la pobreza.(23/Apr/2003)
en español     HTML(0.12k)  


Other Resources

Regional Events Directory, Veterinary Public Health
This list shows upcoming events in the area of veterinary public health, zoonoses, and animal health. It is kept updated by the Veterinary Public Health Virtual Library (VHS) of the Pan American Center for Foot-and-Mouth Disease (PANAFTOSA).(19/Sep/2005)
In English       PANAFTOSA  
en español     PANAFTOSA  
em Português PANAFTOSA  

WHO, List of Links on Communicable Diseases (by topic)
This list of links gives the user direct access to the main WHO pages on the various communicable diseases or on themes related to them.(9/Jul/2003)
In English       HTML(4.08k)  
en español     HTML(4.2k)  

Zoonoses / Animal Health
This page offers the user a panoramic view of all PAHO materials on animal health and zoonoses (i.e. diseases that people can get from animals). The documents are organized according to the following categories: surveillance, prevention and control, PAHO activities, Other PAHO Materials, and General Information/Links. It also contains a listing of featured items for all categories with the most important documents from each, and a side bar containing frequently requested items, upcoming events, and/or new books.(12/May/2003)
In English       HTML(9.75k)  
en español     HTML(10.02k)  


Periodical Publications

Epidemiological Alerts Archives, 2003–2008
(Note: Series renamed, formerly EID Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas.)
The purpose of these alerts is to disseminate information on the latest public-health events that have been identified as risks to health, trade, and/or international travel. Most of these events are primarily due to infectious agents, while others are due to chemical or physical agents. The PAHO Epidemiological Alerts published at the regional level (for the Americas) complement the WHO Disease Outbreak News published at the global level. The latest issues can be found at the new site, 2009 onwards.(3/Apr/2009)
In English       HTML(36.2k)  
en español     HTML(40.91k)  

EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 15—16 October 2003
This issue overs up-to-date outbreak information on West Nile Virus (WNV) in the USA and Canada and equine encephalitis in Venezuela.(16/Oct/2003)
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en español     HTML(5.21k)  


Technical Documents

International Health Regulations (IHR)
The International Health Regulations are an international legal instrument that covers measures for preventing the transnational spread of infectious diseases. The newly adopted IHR (2005) has as purpose and scope “to prevent, protect against, control and provide a public health response to the international spread of disease in ways that are commensurate with and restricted to public health risks, and which avoid unnecessary interference with international traffic and trade”. This page provides a detailed description and information on progress of its implementation, plus relevant links.(24/Jun/2008)
In English       HTML(6.76k)  
en español     HTML(17.04k)  

Health Surveillance and Disease Prevention and Control at PAHO
This page describes the PAHO Technical Area for Health Surveillance and Disease Prevention and Control(HSD), its mission and objectives, what it does in terms of projects and activities. It contains links to the four technical groups and the Pan American Center under its umbrella. Note: Prior to June 2006, the Area was named Disease Prevention and Control.(3/Jun/2008)
In English       HTML(5.65k)  
en español     HTML(6.44k)  

RIMSA 15: Inter-American Meeting at Ministerial Level on Health and Agriculture (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 11–12 June 2008)
Comprehensive new site: PAHO will once again hold its biennial meeting where ministers of health and agriculture discuss common concerns related to animal diseases, diseases transmitted to human by animals, and agricultural/livestock production and food safety. This year's theme is Agriculture and Health: Alliance for Equity and Rural Development in the Americas.(19/May/2008)
In English       PANAFTOSA  
en español     PANAFTOSA  
em Português PANAFTOSA