Archives for ‘Urban Health’

Strategy and Plan of Action on Urban Health Approved

Countries in the Region of the Americas, with support from PAHO/WHO, will carry out a series of actions to improve health conditions in cities, where nearly 80 percent of the hemisphere’s population resides. Health ministers from the member countires, gathered in Washington, D.C., this week for the 51st Directing Council meeting of PAHO/WHO, today approved the Strategy and Plan of Action on Urban Health....

Countries of the Americas Study Strategy to Improve Health in Large Cities

PAHO Member States studied a strategy and plan of action to respond to the health needs of the residents of large urban areas, which currently represent some 80 percent of the Region’s population....