Its mission is to ensure the right to health of the inhabitants of Guatemala, exercising the leadership of the health sector through conduction, coordination and regulation of the health services, and controlling the financing and management of the resources, orienting it towards health promotion, disease
The Ministry of Public Health of Ecuador is the national health authority; therefore it exercises the steering, regulation, planning, management, coordination and control of the Ecuadoran public health. It does so through the health monitoring, integral attention to people, promotion and
The SESPAS is the Dominican Ministry of Health. It is responsible for guaranteeing equitable access to high quality health services, promoting social health through the essential functions of public health to satisfy the needs of the Dominican population, doing emphasis on priority groups.
Burkina Faso has a total population of almost 16 million people, with an average of life expectancy at birth of 49 for male and 56 for female, a high rate of children deaths and a large burden of diseases such as malaria and tuberculosis among others. WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.
In 1946, the Communicable Disease Centre (CDC) was created in Atlanta, Georgia as part of the wartime agency; Malaria Control in War Areas (MCWA). The main activity CDC concentrated on at the time was fighting malaria by killing mosquitoes. Nowadays, the CDC focuses its efforts on protecting health, and promoting quality of life through the
In 2003, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) was created by President George W. Bush and a bipartisan Congress. PEPFAR aims to combat HIV/AIDS, establishing and expanding the infrastructure necessary to deliver