Bulletin Health Systems and Services - PAHO - January 2022
31 January, 2022
PAHO calls for countries to prioritize rapid tests for those with COVID-19 symptoms
With COVID-19 surging throughout the Americas and demand for diagnostics higher than ever, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Carissa F. Etienne has called on countries to prioritize rapid antigen tests for those with symptoms - who are most at risk of spreading the disease.
PAHO welcomes first WHO emergency use listing of COVID-19 vaccine produced in Latin America
PAHO welcomed the WHO listing of an AstraZeneca vaccine jointly produced by Argentina and Mexico – the first such decision for a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured in Latin America.
New resources available on the pharmacovigilance dashboard for COVID-19 vaccines
PAHO has added new functions and resources to its pharmacovigilance dashboard for COVID-19 vaccines. The dashboard was developed to support the regulatory processes of vaccine introduction and surveillance of vaccine safety, consolidating information on various components in a single tool.
The Virtual Campus bulletin is now available
The Virtual Campus' News includes information about new courses and learning resources available in the platform, and news from the countries' nodes.