Tagged: PAHO

NEWS: The Americas: 1st Alcohol Status Report

The first Regional Status Report on Alcohol and Health in the Americas was released today by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). The report warns that alcohol use and harm have increased in the Americas over a five-year period and recommends measures to limit availability, restrict marketing, and raise prices of alcohol by increasing taxes…

NEWS: The Americas: New Task Force Tackling NCDs

PAHO/WHO and the OAS launch new Inter-American Task Force on NCDs to accelerate multisectoral action to combat Non-communicable diseases New task force will provide policy advice and technical assistance to strengthen country capacity and promote action across all sectors to prevent premature deaths from Non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The group of agencies concerned about the burden… Read more »