WHO Americas Region

The WHO Americas Region is responsible for overseeing health policies, programs, and initiatives for the 35 countries that make up the region. This includes promoting and protecting health, preventing and controlling diseases, and working towards equitable health systems.

The region faces various health challenges, including infectious diseases such as Zika, dengue, and HIV/AIDS, as well as non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes. There are also ongoing efforts to address mental health, environmental health, and health emergencies and disasters.

To achieve their goals, the WHO Americas Region works closely with member countries, international partners, and other stakeholders. They provide technical assistance and support, conduct research and analysis, and facilitate information sharing and capacity building. The region also collaborates with other WHO regions to address global health issues.

Overall, the WHO Americas Region is committed to improving the health and well-being of everyone in the region, with a focus on leaving no one behind. By working together, they strive to create a healthier, more prosperous, and sustainable future for all.