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Equity

A society that meets the needs of its members, in an equitable way, is likely to be a society with a high level of population health and relatively narrow health inequities. Just Societies Equity and Health Universal access to health care should be a feature of all societies, being priorities for the Region of the […]

Ethnicity

The Region of the Americas is a multi-ethnic multicultural region inhabited by indigenous peoples, Afro-descendants, Roma, and other ethnic groups, making it essential to recognize their different health situations and needs Politicy on ethnicity and health Ethnicity and health The invisibility and exclusion experienced by these populations poses a challenge for meeting the targets of […]

Human Rights

The use of international human rights principles, treaties and standards is a key strategy for improving the health of all people.   Human rights and health The use of international human rights principles, treaties and standards is a key strategy for improving the health of all people.   Documents in the VHL Public policies Public […]

Gender

Gender equality in health is a progressive goal to ensure that women and men, in a context of sexual and ethnic diversity, have equal opportunities to access the resources necessary to protect and promote their health. Strategic Plan of the Pan American Health Organization 2014-2019   Gender equity It means fairness and justice in the […]

World Leprosy Day 2019

Programa Regional Lepra – OPS Lepra Sitio web de la OPS dedicado al Programa Regional Lepra que facilita el acceso a contenidos seleccionados sobre la temática, especialmente los producidos por la Organización: materiales científicos y técnicos, materiales de comunicación, documentos de políticas y estrategias. BVS Hanseníase Brasil Iniciativa del Instituto Lauro Sousa Lima de Brasil […]

World Health Day 2019
Universal Health: Everyone, Everywhere

Universal Health means that all people have access, without any kind of discrimination, to comprehensive quality services, wherever they need them, without facing financial difficulties. It requires the definition and implementation of policies and actions with a multisectoral approach to address the social determinants of health and promote the commitment of the whole society with […]

World Tuberculosis Day
“It’s Time for Action. End TB”

TB remains the world’s deadliest infectious killer. Each day, nearly 4500 people lose their lives to TB and close to 30,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease. Global efforts to combat TB have saved an estimated 54 million lives since the year 2000 and reduced the TB mortality rate by 42%. To […]

Sustainable Health Agenda for the Americas 2030

SHAA2030 Goals and Search on VHL The Sustainable Health Agenda for the Americas 2018-2030: A Call to Action for Health and Wellbeing in the Americas  represents the health sector response to commitments endorsed by PAHO Member States in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development together with unfinished business from the Millennium Development Goals and the Health […]