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31 Aug 2009 description

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

Latin American Countries Adopt the Incident Command System

USAID/OFDA is providing assistance to 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) that are implementing the Incident Command System (ICS).

The ICS is a predefined chain of command first employed in the U.S. state of California in the 1970s in response to extensive forest fires.

28 Aug 2009 description

This report was prepared based on the indicators in the document Human infection with pandemic (H1N1)2009 virus: updated interim WHO guidance on global surveillance available at: http://www.who.int/csr/disease/swineflu/notes/%20h1n1_surveillance_20090710/en/index.html

The qualitative indicators for surveillance of the Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 are described in Table 3 of …

28 Aug 2009 description

En la semana previa a las eliminatorias del Mundial

Lo afirmó este mediodía al presentar el Plan Nacional de Prevención y Control del Dengue y la Fiebre Amarilla en la ciudad de Puerto Iguazú.

"Nos encontramos próximos a una eliminatoria futbolística con Brasil y Paraguay, pero el gran desafío es eliminar entre todos al mosquito transmisor del dengue", afirmó el ministro de Salud de la Nación, Juan Manzur, al lanzar junto a la vicegobernadora de Misiones, Sandra Giménez, y a su par de la cartera sanitaria provincial, José Guccione, el Plan Nacional de Prevención y …

21 Aug 2009 description

This report was prepared based on the indicators in the document Human infection with pandemic (H1N1)2009 virus: updated interim WHO guidance on global surveillance available at: (http://www.who.int/csr/disease/swineflu/notes/%20h1n1_surveillance_20090710/en/index.html)

The qualitative indicators for surveillance of the Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 are described in …

14 Aug 2009 description

This report was prepared based on the indicators in the document Human infection with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus: updated interim WHO guidance on global surveillance available at: (http://www.who.int/csr/disease/swineflu/notes/h1n1_surveillance_20090710/en/index.html).

The information presented herein has been obtained through the official sites of the Ministries of …

08 Aug 2009 description

Fuente: Presidencia de la Rep=FAblica

Sábado, 08 de Agosto de 2009 15:45

Quito (Pichincha).- Los Ministros de Salud del Consejo de Salud Suramericano de Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela y Ecuador, acordaron la conformación de un Plan Estratégico para fortalecer la producción de vacunas y definieron las líneas de acción conjunta para enfrentar la epidemia de Influenza AH1N1.

Así lo dieron a conocer durante la rueda de prensa realizada en uno de los salones del Hotel Hilton Colón de Quito, donde la ministra de Salud del …

07 Aug 2009 description

This report was prepared based on the indicators in the document Human infection with pandemic (H1N1)2009 virus: updated interim WHO guidance on global surveillance available at this link.

The qualitative indicators for surveillance of the Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 are described in Table 3 of this report.

06 Aug 2009 description

Berlin - In 2008, Johanniter mainly focused on providing medical care throughout 22 countries, and invested donations and subsidies in the amount of nine million Euros - half a million more than the previous year. Although, the share of donations has slightly decreased from 2007, subsidies from third-party donors, such as Germany's Foreign Office, have increased.

03 Aug 2009 description

This report was prepared based on the indicators in the document Human infection with pandemic (H1N1)2009 virus: updated interim WHO guidance on global surveillance available at http://www.who.int/csr/disease/swineflu/notes/%20h1n1_surveillance_20090710/en/index.html.

The qualitative indicators for surveillance of the Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 are described in Table …