Neonatal Tetanus

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Announcements

An Achievable Dream: Eliminating Some Diseases from the Americas
In this speech, PAHO Director Dr. Mirta Roses outlines a set of communicable diseases--vector-borne, zoonotic, viral, bacterial and parasitic--that can be eliminated or significantly reduced by 2015 at the regional, subregional, or national level. (20/Feb/2008)
In English       PAHO Director  
en espa˝ol     Directora de la OPS  


Books

Immunization Guides
This series is the gold standard for hands-on, highly practical field guides for use by national immunization programs in their battle against vaccine preventable diseases. Each guide describes the clinical and epidemiological aspects of a specific disease and offers targeted strategies for its prevention and control.(28/Sep/2005)
In English       HTML(9.02k)  
en espa˝ol     HTML(8.36k)  


Other Resources

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 espa˝ol     OMS  
en Franšais    OMS  


Technical Documents

CSP27.R10: Regional Policy and Strategy for Ensuring Quality of Health Care, Including Patient Safety
This resolution from the 27th Pan American Sanitary Conference in 2007 sets forth the PAHO mandate for providing effective, safe, efficient, accessible, appropriate, and satisfactory care for users, recognizing that policies are needed in the health sector that will impact the health care continuum, foster citizen involvement, and promote a culture of quality and safety in health care institution.(3/Oct/2007)
In English       CSP27.R10  
en espa˝ol     CSP27.R10  
en Franšais    CSP27.R10  
em Portuguŕs CSP27.R10  

WHA60.25: Integrating Gender Analysis and Actions into the Work of WHO: Draft Strategy
This resolution from the 60th World Health Assembly in 2007 sets forth the WHO mandate to analyze the data and act in ensuring and integrating gender equality into all health-related areas and all levels of health-care delivery and services for women and girls of all ages.(23/May/2007)
In English       WHA60.25  
en espa˝ol     WHA60.25  
en Franšais    WHA60.25  

CD46.R16: PAHO Gender Equality Policy
Resolution adopted at the 46th PAHO Directing Council in September 2005, which lays down the PAHO mandate for gender equality in health and development in the Americas, in accordance with the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).(30/Sep/2005)
In English       PDF(22.47k)   CD46.R16  
en espa˝ol     PDF(24.08k)   CD46.R16  
en Franšais    PDF(24.21k)   CD46.R16  
em Portuguŕs PDF(23.84k)   CD46.R16