Chile: The health sector needs to get out of the doctor’s office and go to schools and the workplace to address populational aging

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Dr. Luis Castillo, Undersecretary of Assistance Networks of Chile’s Ministry of Health

The delegate of Chile told participants at PAHO’s 52nd Directing Council that the health sector needs to move beyond the doctor’s office and into schools and the workplace to raise awareness about populational aging in the Americas.

During discussion of the proposed Strategic Plan 2014–2019 of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Chile pledged its commitment to adult health issues and stressed the importance of including Member States in the development of PAHO’s new Strategic Plan.

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