Hantavirus

For more information, visit the Hantavirus Page of the Disease Prevention and Control Area of the Pan American Health Organization.

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PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases: A Peer-Reviewed Open-Access Journal Published by the Public Library of Science
This free online journal offers articles covering the broad spectrum of neglected diseases, including geohelminths, river blindness, snail fever, Chagas disease, leishmaniasis, filariasis, and other diseases of the poor that are often neglected by health systems, the pharmaceutical industry, and the press.(28/May/2008)
In English       PLOSNTDs  

Investing in Global Health: 'Best Buys' and Priorities for Action in Developing Countries
These three new volumes from the World Bank Disease Control Priorities Project--Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries (2nd ed.), Priorities in Health, and Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors--are part of an ongoing initiative to provide technical resources to improve the health systems, and ultimately the health of people, in developing countries.(3/Apr/2006)
In English       DCP Site  

Travelers' Health
This information published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States (CDC, a PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center), helps orient travelers on anything they should know and precautions they should take when travelling to a given country.(23/Mar/2006)
In English       CDC  

International Travel and Health
This page links to WHO information related to international travel, helping to orient travellers as to the situation regarding disease prevalence or outbreaks in a given country and what precautions they should take. It provides an index by country, related links, and information on relevant publications.(23/Mar/2006)
In English       WHO  

Neglected Diseases: Search Page for PAHO and WHO Information
This page contains a list of neglected (primarily tropical) diseases of importance in Latin America and the Caribbean, with links to sites or autosearches with information on them. PAHO is developing a multi-disease approach to the prevention, control, or elimination of the diseases in this area.(1/Feb/2006)
In English       HTML(25.96k)  
en español     HTML(28.28k)  
en Français    HTML(27.41k)  

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  

Hantavirus
This page offers the user a panoramic view of all PAHO materials on Hantavirus. 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.(14/Jan/2004)
In English       HTML(4.91k)  
en español     HTML(5.01k)  

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)  

WHO Disease Outbreak News
This link provides access to the latest WHO updates and archives on disease outbreaks throughout the world.(14/Nov/2002)
In English       WHO  
en español     OMS  
en Français    OMS  

List of Participants: 4th Meeting of the Emerging Disease Surveillance Network of the Southern Cone (Asunción, Paraguay, 30 May—1 June 2001)
This list of experts in emerging and reemerging diseases in the Southern Cone (and also of the attending CDC and PAHO area specialists) is included for networking and exchange purposes.(30/May/2002)
In English       HTML(14.28k)  
en español     HTML(14.57k)