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Virtual Seminar Series towards Rio+20

Sustainable Development and Environmental Health ‚ÄúHuman beings are at the centre of concerns for sustainable development.¬ They are entitled to a healthy and productive life in harmony with nature...‚ÄĚ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ Principle 1 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, 1992 The Environmental and Occupational Risks Program of the Sustainable Development and Environmental Health Area is carrying out a seminar series on several topics that promote the...

(Espa√Īol) V√≠deo de la OPS/OMS preparado por KMC con motivo del D√≠a Internacional de la Mujer 2012 (8 Marzo)

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Virtual Extraordinary Meeting of the Executive Board on the WHO Reform Process

On Thursday, 23 February 2012, the Member States in the Region of the WHO Executive Board participated in an extraordinary virtual meeting that took place entirely via Elluminate Live, in order to discuss the reform of programs and priority setting as part of the WHO Reform. This past January, during the 130th session of the WHO Executive Board, the decision was taken to discuss the reform of programs and priority setting through a Member State driven process. This includes a meeting, open...

Vaccination Week Promotional Materials

Download posters, stickers and other promotional materials from the Multimedia page of the¬ Vaccination Week website. While you are there, don't forget to check out Vaccination Week videos and photo...

World Health Day 2012

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Organized by KMC: A Communications Workshop will take place in HQs from 5-7 October 2011.

¬ As soon as we have more details we will post them here.¬ Any comments/suggestions¬ are ¬ more than welcome.¬...

International Vaccination Experts to Meet in Buenos Aires

Under the slogan "Vaccinate your family, protect your community," the Nineteenth Meeting of PAHO's Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Vaccine-preventable diseases will take place in Argentina from 6 to 8...

KMC en el Global Health Council 2011

El √Ārea de Gesti√≥n del Conocimiento y Comunicaciones particip√≥ en el Global Health Council a trav√©s de la participaci√≥n de su Gerente, Sr. Marcelo D'Agostino, el pasado jueves, 16 de junio en Washington, D.C. La mesa "Leveraging wireless technologies to improve health information flows", en la que participaron Jody Ranck (mHealth Alliance), Adele Waugaman (United Nations Foundation), Joel Selanikio (DataDyne) y Marcelo D'Agostino (OPS/OMS), abord√≥ el uso de la tecnolog√≠a...

PAHO celebrates first Global Internet Day

More than 400 people participated in discussions on the use of social media to raise awareness about public health issues Washington , D.C. , 17 May 2011 (PAHO/WHO) - Today, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) held the first Global Internet Day. Some 400 people connected through different Internet platforms discussed the use of social media to promote health in the Americas....

World Blood Donor Day, 14 June 2011

World Blood Donor Day, 14 June 2011 ¬ The global ceremony to commemorate World Blood Donor Day will be held in¬ Buenos Aires,¬ Argentina¬ next 14 June.¬ The poster is being printed in¬ El Salvador¬ and will be distributed from there to all countries. More materials can be found through the link listed...