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Press Releases 2011

05-03-2011

PAHO, PAHEF Outline Future Cooperation

Top officials of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) held a high-level retreat recently to begin developing a new strategic roadmap for improved cooperation between the two organizations.


 

04-25-2011

Search is on for the Malaria Champions of the Americas 2011: Integrated Approaches and Synergies in Efforts against Malaria.

On the occasion of World Malaria Day, the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and the George Washington University Center for Global Health (CGH) commence this year’s search for the Malaria Champions of the Americas. Currently on its third year, the annual search honors innovative efforts that have significantly contributed towards overcoming the challenges of malaria in communities, countries, or the Region.



 

03-17-2011

Conference Highlights Mexico’s Leadership in Biotechnology and Cancer Matters

ABC Medical Center, its medical association, and the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF), have joined efforts to implement the workshop "The ABCs of Biotechnology." This synergy arises from the need to educate and deepen knowledge among health professionals directly involved with patients about the impact of biotechnology on human health and to demonstrate Mexico's leadership in the field.



03-04-2011

PAHEF, PAHO, and the Secretary of Health in Mexico Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Manuel Velasco Suárez Award for Excellence in Bioethics with Event in Mexico City

The event also served as an opportunity to honor Dr. Velasco’s legacy and stress the important role bioethics, a field that examines advances in medicine and science in relation to ethical issues, plays in Latin American society. As recent progress has been made in stem cell research, organ transplants, and other controversial topics, bioethics has emerged as an important discipline.



02-17-2011

Submit a Nomination Today for the  2011 PAHO/PAHEF Awards for Excellence in  Inter-American Public Health

Now is the time to help colleagues who are performing outstanding public health work in the Americas receive the recognition they deserve. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2011 PAHO/PAHEF Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health at pahef.org/awards.



02-17-2011

Call for Nominations Open Now for  2011 Manuel Velasco Suárez Award for  Excellence in Bioethics

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) invite professors, scholars, and researchers affiliated with an institution involved in the study of bioethics to nominate a developing scholar in bioethics for the 2011 Manuel Velasco Suárez Award for Excellence in Bioethics.



02-17-2011

Call for Nominations Open Now for the 2011 Fred L. Soper Award for Excellence in Public Health Literature

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) is calling for nominations of scientific articles of significant impact on the public health literature in Latin America and/or the Caribbean for the 2011 Fred L. Soper Award for Excellence in Public Health Literature. The articles must have been published within the three years previous to the nomination in a scientific journal that is indexed in a medical database (e.g., PubMed, SciELO) or in the Pan American Journal of Public Health.

 



02-17-2011

Call for Nominations Open Now for 2011 Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Public Health

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) invite you to nominate a person who has had an outstanding lifetime career in medicine or public health for the 2011 Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Public Health.



02-17-2011

Call for Nominations Open for Undergraduate Research Papers: 2011 Pedro N. Acha Award for Excellence in  Veterinary Public Health

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) invite deans and directors of Latin American and Caribbean schools of veterinary medicine and animal sciences to nominate outstanding research papers by undergraduate students for the Pedro N. Acha Award for Excellence in Veterinary Public Health.



02-17-2011

Call for Nominations Now Open for 2011 Sérgio Arouca Award for Excellence in Universal Health Care

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) invite you to nominate a remarkable candidate that has made significant contributions to laying the foundation of an all-inclusive universal health care system in one or more of the countries of the Americas for the 2011 Sérgio Arouca Award for Excellence in Universal Health Care.

 



02-17-2011

Nominate an NGO Performing Outstanding Public Health Work for the 2011 Clarence H. Moore Award for Excellence for Voluntary Service

To honor the achievements of volunteerism of outstanding non-governmental organizations working in Latin America and/or the Caribbean, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) invite you to nominate an outstanding organization for the 2011 Clarence H. Moore Award for Excellence for Voluntary Service.
 
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