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Cuba: To achieve universal coverage, health systems must be strengthened

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.

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Argentina: Access to health systems must be fair, equitable and based on primary care

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).

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Interview With Dr. Bheri Ramsaran, Minister of Health of Guyana

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Art for Research exhibit opens

An art and photography exhibit presenting the contributions of research to development in the countries of the Americas began today at the headquarters of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in Washington, D.C. during the 52nd Directing Council.

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Delegations of the Americas arrive at PAHO

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CARICOM health leaders discuss priorities at the 25th Council for Human and Social Development – Health meeting

Washington, D.C., 28 September 2013 (PAHO/WHO) — Health authorities from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are meeting this weekend to discuss priority issues in public health, at the 25th Council for Human and Social Development – Health (COHSOD). The meeting is … Continue reading

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PAHO reaffirms support for Caribbean countries as they confront health challenges

Washington, DC, 28 September 2013 (PAHO/WHO) – The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) will continue to support the countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) as they work to overcome health challenges, said PAHO Director Carissa F. Etienne today … Continue reading

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