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Children First: A Success Story of Collaboration between Pediatric Hospitals in Mexico and Canada
With support from the Pan American Health Organization and Health Canada, a partnership initiated in 1997 between the Oaxaca Children's Hospital in Mexico and the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Canada is flourishing, proving that international technical cooperation can improve the health of children in the Americas.  Read more

 International Day of the World's Indigenous People Highlights Health Gaps

On the International Day of the World's Indigenous People observed today, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) experts noted that 40 percent of indigenous people in the Americas still lack access to conventional health care services. Coupled with serious issues of inequity and discrimination, this situation poses a serious obstacle in achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals. Read more



Perspectives in Health

Perspectives in Health - March 2008The eZine of the Pan American Health Organization. This edition features: Chronic Diseases: Everyone's Epidemic - Traffic Safety: No Act of Fate - Jerry Rivera: "Stop the Pain" - PAHO Calls for Action on Alcohol - More....  Read more

PAHO Today

PAHO Today - July 2008 EditionPAHO Today is the newsletter of the Pan American Health Organization. In this edition: Vaccination Week '08 Advances toward Record Goals, HPV Vaccine Eyed as Part of Cervical Cancer Strategy, Global Health Leaders Tackle Top Issues, Safe Surgery Checklist Launched at PAHO, more.  Read more

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About the Area of Public Information

The Area of Public Information assumes the main responsibility for the public relations function in PAHO. It serves as the link between PAHO and the general public, as well as specialized audiences. It publishes and produces materials about PAHO including Perspectives in Health magazine and PAHO Today newsletter; creates and produces multimedia material on PAHO, such as Public Service Announcements, for use by the media; and provides media training and assistance with communication strategies to PAHO staff. The Area also coordinates PAHO's Speakers Bureau.

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