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., from 19-20 March, to review and discuss the proposed new “Strategy and Plan of Action to improve the Quality of Comprehensive, People‑, Family-, and Community-centered Health Services.” Read more

Caribbean countries meet to discuss progress in the implementation of the Regional Action Plan for Universal Access to Safe Blood 2014-2019
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) organized a Caribbean-node meeting to discuss progress of the Regional Action Plan for Universal Access to Safe Blood 2014-2019 with representatives of national blood programs and services from countries and territories in the Caribbean. Read more

International Women’s Day: Access to health for migrant women remains a challenge in the Americas
Access to family planning and prenatal care, intimate partner violence and adolescent health are some of the main challenges migrant women face in the Americas, experts agreed during a panel held by the PAHO headquarters in Washington, D.C. to commemorate International Women's Day 2019. Read more

New self-learning course to increase health research impact now available in Spanish
PAHO/WHO in collaboration with the EQUATOR Network, launched the Spanish version of the self-learning course to help increase the value of research. The course was initially launched in English, in July 2018, and the Portuguese version is coming soon. Read more