Through the years, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has created media campaigns to inform and educate the people of the Americas about several health initiatives. We invite you to interact with our site and learn more about the different health campaign and projects that PAHO is leading across the region.
- WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY 2013
This year the "World Blood Donor Day" will be held on June 14th, 2013. We invite the countries of the region to join this great celebration that helps save the lives of people through universal access to safe blood. We are counting on the mobilization of all of you, because "Every blood donation is a gift of life".
- WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY 2013
World No Tobacco Day
Are you being manipulated? Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship!
World No Tobacco Day May 31, 2013
- VACCINATION WEEK 2013
Vaccination Week 2013
The eleventh anniversary of Vaccination Week in the Americas was celebrated from April 21 through April 27, 2013.
- WORLD HEALTH DAY 2013
World Health Day 2013
World Health Day marks the founding of the World Health Organization and is an opportunity to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health each year.
- WORLD TB DAY 2013
World Tuberculosis Day
March 24 marks World TB Day "StopTB in our lifetime - a shared commitment". This celebration seeks to raise awareness of the burden of Tuberculosis (TB) in the world and its prevention and control.
- MALARIA DAY 2012
Malaria Day 2012
Malaria Day in the Americas is envisioned to be the platform upon which countries of the Region can engage in a year-round aggressive campaign against the disease.
- DIABETES DAY
World Diabetes Day
You can prevent or control diabetes by:
- Eating healthy,
- Being active,
- Keeping a healthy weight.
Pan American Forum for Action on NCDs
The Pan American Forum on Non-Communicable Diseases brings together government, private sector, academia, and civil society to raise awareness on NCDs.
CARMEN is an initiative of the Pan American Health Organization and aims to improve the health status of the populations in the Americas by reducing risk factors associated with noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).
- WORLD HEPATITIS DAY 2012
To encourage initiatives in the Americas and globally, July 28th brings awareness to the general population and health care providers about preventable and treatable viral hepatitis. The disease causes millions of deaths from liver cirrhosis annually.
- WELLNESS WEEK 2012
Join Wellness Week and fight Non-Communicable Diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular and lung diseases.
- HEALTH IN THE AMERICAS
Health in the Americas is the official report that the Pan American Sanitary Bureau presents to the Pan American Sanitary Conference on the health situation, its determinants, and trends in the Region of the Americas during 2006-2010.
- WORLD AIDS DAY 2012
World AIDS Day 2012: Getting to Zero
Zero New HIV Infections
Zero AIDS-Related Deaths