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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

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 …

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 …

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 …