Author Archives: OPS/OMS

Brazil elected to the Presidency of PAHO’s Executive Committee for 2013-2014

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

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Credential Committee presents third and final report

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.

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Countries of the Americas review the agenda for the 134th Session of the WHO Executive Board

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

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Agenda for the third day of PAHO’s 52nd Directing Council

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.

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PAHO/PAHEF present 2013 Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health

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

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Barbados: PAHO’s support has strengthened us

So said the delegate from Barbados, addressing the 52nd Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

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Saint Kitts and Nevis: We will strengthen our work in health and development

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

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