International Nurses Day 2023: Our Nurses. Our future

International Nursing Day 2023 calls on countries to discuss the capacity, availability and distribution of these professionals to expand access and coverage of Primary Health Care, with special attention to the most vulnerable populations.

World Hypertension Day 2023 “Measure your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer!”

Considering that cardiovascular diseases, including hypertension, are the main cause of death in the Americas, PAHO created the HEARTS in the Americas Initiative, led by the Ministries of Health with the participation of local actors. The objective is to promote the adoption of global best practices in the prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases and to improve the performance of services through better control of hypertension and promotion of secondary prevention with an emphasis on primary health care.

Best Practices in Editorial Processes for LILACS: edition 2023 has started

The sessions on Best Practices in the Editorial Processes of Scientific Journals for LILACS, in its 5th consecutive year, promote knowledge of key themes of the editorial process to improve the quality, positioning and visibility of journals in health sciences in Latin America and the Caribbean indexed in LILACS. The first webinar of the series, held on April 19, addressed the theme ‘How scientific journals contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals’. 

World Health Day 2023 has the theme “Health for All”

World Health Day, celebrated each year on April 7, marks the founding anniversary of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1948 and each year focuses on a specific public health concern. In addition to focusing on ways to achieve Health for All, which is this year’s theme, WHO celebrated its 75th anniversary under the theme “75 years improving Public Health”. Join the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the WHO on this journey to achieve Health for All.