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World Health Organization “WHO” certifies El Salvador as a malaria-free country

Today, the World Health Organization, WHO, certified El Salvador as a malaria-free country. The certification was recommended by a team of specialists, which the WHO Malaria Policy Advisory Group endorsed. … Read more

Doctors Without Borders

Doctors without borders resume operations in El Salvador

On Monday, February 22, Doctors Without Borders announced in a press release that it would resume its activities in Soyapango and San Salvador. The announcement came 21 days after the … Read more

Health Minister Alabi

El Salvador begins COVID-19 vaccination, giving priority to health care personnel

Health Minister Francisco Alabi injected the first COVID-19 vaccine in El Salvador; standing next to him was president Nayib Bukele. Mirna Moreno, a nurse who works in the front-line at … Read more


El Salvador to receive first batch of AstraZeneca vaccine today.

On Tuesday, President Nayib Bukele announced that the country would receive its first batch of COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca on Wednesday. The vaccine will arrive on a flight from an … Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine

El Salvador to receive COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX program

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) reported on January 1st that El Salvador is one of the four nations in Latin America that will receive the COVID-19 vaccine … Read more

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El Salvador, best country in Central America managing the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Australian Lowy Institute published on its COVID Performace Index that El Salvador ranks number one in Central America managing the COVID-19 pandemic; the Performace Index was made public on … Read more

Covid-19 vaccine in El Salvador

El Salvador is getting ready for the COVID-19 Vaccine from AstraZeneca

On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020, the Salvadoran National Directorate of Medicines authorized the import, distribution, and use of the COVID-19 Vaccine from AstraZeneca. The governmental entity’s approval is the first … Read more