World: PAHO helped procure 10 million PCR diagnostic tests for COVID-19 for countries in Latin America and the Caribbean

Through international procurement, PAHO’s Strategic Fund played a vital role in COVID-19 response, also buying face shields, masks, gloves, gowns and respirators and ensuring continuing supplies of quality equipment Washington, DC, August 6, 2020 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization has leveraged the Strategic Fund for Public Health Supplies to procure and distribute millions […]

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Bolivia: COVID-19 Emergency Response Latin America and the Caribbean Report: Based on Internal Situation Report Nº 16 (August 5, 2020)

SITUATION OVERVIEW 4.054.586 Confirmed cases 143.800 Confirmed deaths At this moment, Latin America and the Caribbean is the region with the most restrictive measures at the global level COVID-19 has spread to all 54 counties and territories in the Americas Region BENEFICIARIES REACHED SO FAR 7.343.016 PEOPLE HOW IS COVID-19 IMPACTING GIRLS IN THE REGION? […]

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Covid-19 deaths in Latin America hit global high

Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed Europe yesterday to become the region hardest-hit by coronavirus deaths. — Reuters pic MONTEVIDEO, Aug 8 — Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed Europe yesterday to become the region hardest-hit by coronavirus deaths, as India passed the sombre step of recording over two million infections. The world’s worst-hit region […]

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