The content of Health in the Americas closely follows the eight lines of action agreed upon by the ministers of health and described in the Health Agenda for the Americas, 2008-2017 and, therefore, provides information that is unquestionably useful for documenting progress and challenges involved in implementing the Agenda. This content is complemented with Chapter 1, which offers a historical account of the advances in public health in the Region, in whose achievement the Pan American Health Organization has actively participated during its 110 years of providing technical cooperation to the countries of the Americas.

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  • Salud en las Américas+, edición del 2017. Resumen: panorama regional y perfiles de país 

    Organización Panamericana de la Salud (Washington, D.C, OPS, 2017-09)
    Salud en las Américas+ 2017 es la decimoquinta edición de esta publicación emblemática de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud, que se publica desde 1956. La edición de este año se presenta en un momento único, en la ...
  • Health in South America 2012 Edition: Health Situation, Policies and Systems Overview 

    Gattini, César; Ruiz, Patricia (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 2012)
    [Executive Summary]. The issues presented in this health situation overview in South America include: the political, economic, demographic and social development context; the relevant social determinants of health; the ...
  • Salud en las Américas edición de 2012. Panorama regional y perfiles de país 

    Organización Panamericana de la Salud (Washington, D.C, OPS, 2012)
    Los contenidos de Salud en las Américas están estrechamente vinculados a las ocho líneas de acción descritas y acordadas por los ministros de salud en la Agenda de Salud para las Américas, 2008-2017 y, por lo tanto, ...
  • Health in South America 2008: Situation Overview Focused on Priority Aspects of the South American Health Agenda 

    Gattini, César; Girard, Jacques (Santiago, PAHO, 2009)
    [Executive Summary]. This document presents an overview of the health situation in South America based on the latest available information. It considers the political, economic and social contexts and emphasizes social ...
  • Health in the Americas: 2007. v.2 

    Pan American Health Organization (2007)
    [From Note to our readers - v.1]: The Country Volume presents maps of each country and territory, as well as short notices that highlight a specific health challenge and the response of the national health sector to that ...
  • Charting a Future for Health in the Americas. Quadrennial Report of the Director. Centennial Edition 

    Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 2002)
    When the American republics founded the Pan American Health Organization in 1902, they reified a collective hemispheric vision that, together, they could improve health throughout the Region. Over the century—across an arc ...
  • Health in the Americas,1998 edition 

    Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 1998)
    [Preface - Dr. George A.O.Alleyne]. Health in the Americas is PAHO’s principal vehicle for producing, compiling, analyzing, and disseminating information on the health situation for use by Member Governments. The Organization ...
  • Director's letter: presentation of two documents 

    Macedo, Carlyle Guerra de (1994)
  • Health Conditions in the Americas, 1994 Edition, v.2 

    Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 1994)
    [Preface]. The 1994 edition of Health Conditions in the Americas is the eleventh in a series of quadrennial reports published since 1954 to document the changes and advances in health achieved by the Member and Participating ...
  • Health Conditions in the Americas, 1994 Edition, v.1 

    Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 1994)
    [Preface]. The 1994 edition of Health Conditions in the Americas is the eleventh in a series of quadrennial reports published since 1954 to document the changes and advances in health achieved by the Member and Participating ...
  • Health Conditions in the Americas, 1990 Edition, v.2 

    Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 1990)
    [Preface]. Health Conditions in the Americas, 1990 edition, is the tenth publication in a series of quadrennial reports issued since 1954 as a way to document the health progress attained by the Member Governments of the ...
  • Health Conditions in the Americas, 1990 Edition, v.1 

    Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 1990)
    [Preface]. H e a lth C o n d itio n s in th e A m erica s, 1990 edition, is the tenth publication in a series o f quadrennial reports issued since 1954 as a way to document the health progress attained by the Member Governments ...
  • Health Conditions in the Americas, 1981-1984. v.1 

    Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, 1986)
    [Preface]. This second volume of Health Conditions in the Americas, 1981-1984 presents individual country evaluations of the general context of health—social, political, and economic factors, demography, and mortality—the ...
  • Health Conditions in the Americas, 1981-1984. v.2 

    Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 1986)
    [Preface]. This second volume of H e a lth C o n d i t io n s in t h e A m e r ic a s , 1981-1984 presents individual country evaluations of the general context of health—social, political, and economic factors, demography, ...
  • Health Conditions in the Americas, 1977-1980 

    Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 1982)
    [Foreword]. This report on Health Conditions in the Americas, 1977-1980 covers the period of transition be tween the end o f the program set forth in the Ten-Year Health Plan for the Americas1 (1 9 7 0 -1 9 8 0 ) and the ...
  • Health Conditions in the Americas, 1973-1976 

    Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 1978)
    [Preface]. Health Conditions in the Americas, 1973-1976 is the seventh in a series on the subject prepared for successive Pan American Sanitary Conferences. It is based on data submitted by the Governments of the Americas ...
  • Health Conditions in the Americas, 1969-1972 

    Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 1974)
    [Preface]. The theme of this publication, the sixth in a series started in 1954, is Health Conditions in the Americas, 1969-1972. The series began as a mere compilation of data, b u t it is gradually taking on the character ...
  • Health Conditions in the Americas, 1965-1968 

    Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 1970)
    [Foreword]. Twenty years have elapsed since the Pan American Sanitary Bureau initiated, at the mandate of the Governing Bodies, the collection and analysis of data from the Governments which have permitted the publication ...
  • Las condiciones de la salud en las Américas, 1961-1964 

    Organización Panamericana de la Salud (Washington, D.C, Organización Panamericana de la Salud, 1966)
  • Health Conditions in the Americas, 1961-1964 

    Organización Panamericana de la Salud (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 1966)
    [Preface]. In the Americas the doctrine has become established to consider health a social service, a component of general development and progress. The Governments of the Americas have agreed to fulfill within the decade ...

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