Thu, 05/02/2019 - 10:42

30 April, 2019

PHC 30-30-30, PAHO’s new Regional Compact on Primary Health Care for Universal Health
In order to help the countries of the Americas achieve universal health, the Pan American Health...

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 12:20

Despite considerable progress, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) estimates that 30% of the population of the Americas still do not have access to the health care they need because of multifaceted barriers. On April 9, leaders, including Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, PAHO director Carissa Etienne, and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, gathered with academics, activists, and representatives of social movements in Mexico City to hear the...

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 09:30

Special Edition - World Health Day 2019
18 April, 2019

PHC 30-30-30, PAHO’s new Regional Compact on Primary Health Care for...

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 09:42

This year’s campaign calls for all people to receive integrated, quality health care at the heart of the community. On April 9, PAHO will present a report in Mexico with recommendations on achieving universal health.

Washington, DC, 3 April 2019 (PAHO)- Millions of people in the world still lack access to health care and many are forced to choose between spending on health and other daily expenses. It is estimated that in the Americas around one third of the population lacks access to health care. In the framework of World Health Day, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is calling...

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 10:54

March 28, 2019

Countries of the Americas advance to develop a strategy to improve the quality of health services
Delegates from 26 countries of the Americas met in Washington, D.C...

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 09:02

February 28, 2019

Universal Health High-Level Commission advances in preparing its final report
The High-Level Commission "Universal Health in the 21st century: 40 years of Alma-Ata" met in Mexico to advance with the...

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 09:38

January 31, 2019

The Health Systems and Services team meets in Guyana to review focus countries roadmaps towards Universal Health
Senior staff from the Department of Health...

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 15:37

December 28, 2018

PAHO urges collective action to ensure that everyone, everywhere can access health care

“Unite for universal health: now is the time...

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 11:12

December 4, 2018

PAHO and Ministers of Health from the Americas identified a series of actions that seek to improve the health of migrants in the Region

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 08:41

November 1, 2018

New global commitment to Primary Health Care for all at Astana Conference
Countries around the globe today signed the Declaration of Astana, vowing to strengthen health systems based on primary health care as an essential step toward achieving universal health. The Declaration of Astana reaffirms the historic 1978 Declaration of Alma-Ata, the first time world leaders committed to primary health care....