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The Secretary of Health Surveillance of Brazil’s Ministry of Health, Dr. Jarbas Barbosa, was elected as President of the Executive Committee of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) for 2013-2014. The delegates from Canada and Chile were elected as vice … Continue reading
The president of the Committee on Credentials, the delegate of Paraguay, reported that the credentials of Bolivia, Grenada, Honduras, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela were presented in due form.
Prior to the third day of the 52nd Directing Council, the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Margaret Chan, and the Director of the Pan American Health Organization, Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, met with WHO Executive Board … Continue reading
Health authorities of the Americas will debate a regional plan of action for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases, which affect three out of every four people in the Americas.
The fifth annual Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health, sponsored by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF), were presented on Sept. 30 during a special event held at the Organization … Continue reading
So said the delegate from Barbados, addressing the 52nd Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).
In his remarks during the opening session of the 52nd Directing Council, the delegate of Saint Kitts and Nevis stated that his country plans to intensify its work in the areas of health for sustainable development and the healthy life … Continue reading
In his remarks at the opening session of 52nd Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the delegate of Cuba noted that health systems must be strengthened in order to achieve the goal of universal coverage.
Access to health systems must be fair, equitable and based in primary care, said Vice Minister of Health of Argentina, Eduardo Bustos Villar, during the 52nd Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).