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Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Alcohol Policy. Meeting Report. (Washington, D.C, 29 November – 1 December 2017)
During the last quarter of 2017, the Pan American Sanitary Bureau established a new technical advisory group to assist the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) on alcohol policy. The new Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Alcohol Policy convened its first-ever meeting on 29 November to 1 December 2017 at the PAHO Headquarters in Washington, D.C., with the purpose of providing guidance and support to the work of PAHO in alcohol policy, to accelerate implementation of the Regional Plan of Action to Reduce the Harmful Use of Alcohol, as well as ...
[Foreword]. The first edition of Lineamientos básicos para el análisis de la mortalidad was published in 1992 as part of technical cooperation activities implemented by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to strengthen the competencies of health ministries and national statistics institutes at the local and regional levels, and of personnel involved in mortality analysis...This edition presents historical background and current approaches to mortality analysis. Despite the problems entailed in using mortality to study health, mortality ...
[Introduction]. The purpose of this publication is to assist Member States in the Region of the Americas to select, manage, interpret and use health indicators. Its overall aim is to facilitate progress towards the monitoring and analysis of health situations and trends. Measuring and monitoring health indicators are important to provide a foundation for measuring inequalities and guide evidence-based decision making in public health. This document examines conceptual and practical considerations for selecting and calculating health indicators. ...
Electronic Immunization Registry: Practical Considerations for Planning, Development, Implementation and Evaluation
This document is designed to support EPI managers and their teams in the implementation of EIR-related information systems, using the various experiences compiled at the global level – and, especially, in the Region of the Americas – as a foundation. Within this context, the main objectives of this document are as follows: To generate knowledge related to information systems and immunization registries for immunization program managers at the national and subnational levels; »» To provide teams, EPI managers, and experts in health information ...
PAHO Program Advances and Strategies for Incorporating Gender: Presented by the Regional Initiative for the Reduction of Maternal Mortality
20th Session of the Subcommittee on Women, Health, and Development of the Executive Committee. Pan American Health Organization; 25-26 March, 2003. 20a Sesión del Subcomité sobre la Mujer, la Salud, y el Desarrollo del Comité Ejecutivo. Organización Panamericana de la Salud; 25-26 mar. 2003.