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Felicia Marie Knaul, director of the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, will lead a new Lancet Commission that will examine gender-based violence and maltreatment of young people.


Thinking Global and Acting Local for Women’s Breast Cancer:

Engaging Community Health Workers in South Florida

Breast and cervical cancer are leading killers of women throughout the world. In most of Latin America and the Caribbean, breast and cervical cancer are among the most common causes of death for younger women.

UK Launch of the Lancet Commission Report “Alleviating the access abyss in palliative care and pain relief – an imperative of universal health coverage”

A symposium is addressing key findings of the groundbreaking Lancet Commission Report on palliative care and proposing solutions to existing problems.

The rapid spread of the Zika virus is a public health emergency that extends beyond the developing world to Miami and the United States.

Breast and cervical cancer are leading killers of women throughout the world. In most of Latin America and the Caribbean, breast and cervical cancer are among the most common causes of death for younger women. 

In the News UMIA's HEMISPHERIC HEALTH INITIATIVES

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Why Brazil is now the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic

In a webinar hosted by the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, experts discussed why the country has been impacted so deeply.

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COVID-19 Observatory: Bungled response compounds misery in Brazil

The initiative has been tracking public health policy response data to determine how swift or lax implementation of mitigation efforts have impacted the spread of the virus in Latin American countries.

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COVID-19 is ravaging Latin America

In a virtual seminar hosted Wednesday by the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, participants presented projections for deaths in the region.

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Letal, reabrir sin pruebas ni cubrebocas: experta

Pandemia está lejos de ser dominada; en América Latina va un pleno aumento; medios y sociedad civil deben dar mensajes claros y precisos.

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