Washington, DC, 17 July 2023 (PAHO)- The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today announced a competition for adolescents and young people aged 10 to 24, which aims to help address the mental health crisis in the Region. Through artistic mediums such as painting, drawing, illustration, poetry, stories, videos and songs, the 2023 Youth Voices competition […]
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a new definition for post COVID-19 condition, commonly known as long COVID, in children and teenagers. In a document released Thursday, WHO officials say it started to come up with a specific definition for long COVID in children and teens because the virus affects them differently than adults.