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Geneva/Washington D.C., (PAHO / WHO) -  Tobacco use has declined markedly since 2000, both globally and in the Region of the Americas, but the reduction is insufficient to meet global targets aimed at protecting people from death and suffering from cardiovascular and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Currently, over a third of countries in the Americas are not implementing a single tobacco control measure.

Washington, DC, (PAHO/WHO)- The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has recommended that all those travelling to the 2018 FIFA World Cup ensure that they´re up-to-date with all their vaccinations, including the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine (also known as MMR). The 2018 World Cup will be hosted this year by Russia between June 14 and July 15.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said Caribbean nationals were among more than 70 million people vaccinated against a variety of dangerous preventable diseases last month.

Families may be missing out on valuable nutrition benefits because they delay signing up for the Women Infants & Children program (WIC).

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