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Health organization sounds alarm on teenage pregnancy in Latin America
Teenage Pregnancy
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Teenage Pregnancy
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Health organization sounds alarm on teenage pregnancy in Latin America

Alina Dieste / AFP - March 1, 2018

Reducing teenage pregnancy is a major challenge for Latin America and the Caribbean, which has the second highest rate of early pregnancies in the world, according to…

Dengue vaccine likely to be available at public hospitals next year
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Dengue vaccine likely to be available at public hospitals next year

L. Arias - June 23, 2016

Costa Rica’s Health Ministry on Monday approved the use of Dengvaxia, the first licensed dengue vaccine recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). The approval is the first step in making…

An average of 315 Costa Ricans commit suicide every year, report says
Crime
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Crime
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An average of 315 Costa Ricans commit suicide every year, report says

L. Arias - November 4, 2014

An average of 315 Costa Ricans take their own lives every year, according to the latest report by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) on suicides in the region.…

Costa Rica to chair regional meeting in Cuba to discuss Ebola preparedness
Ebola
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Ebola
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Costa Rica to chair regional meeting in Cuba to discuss Ebola preparedness

L. Arias - October 29, 2014

Members of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will meet in Havana, Cuba, for two days starting Wednesday to discuss coordinated prevention and emergency…