The VHL was presented during the MLA/SLA 2023

The Virtual Health Library, that completed 25 years in 2023, was presented in the 2023 Annual Conference of the Medical Library Association (MLA) held in collaboration with the Special Libraries Association (SLA) on topics on medical librarianship, like leadership and management. The event took place in Detroit, Michigan, on May 16-19 with hybrid participation. Sharing global health and equity projects, experiences, challenges, and successes from around the world was its focus.

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.