Category Archives: Day 1

Argentina and Caribbean countries meet

Argentina and the Caribbean countries, along with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) are making progress in the preparation of a joint work plan for cooperation in health in follow-up to an agreement … Continue reading

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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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Directing Council debates social protection resolution

Delegates from PAHO Member States participating in the 52nd Directing Council today discussed a resolution on social protection in health.

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Interview with Dr. Cointha Thomas, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Wellness, Human Services, and Gender Relations, Saint Lucia

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Julio Frenk: Universal health coverage is a global imperative

Former Secretary of Health of Mexico Julio Frenk, who is currently dean of the Harvard School of Public Health, said today that universal health coverage is far more than a fashionable trend; it is a global imperative.

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Interview with Bernard Whiteman, Minister of Health and Environment of Curacao

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Interview with Dr. Eduardo Bustos Villar, Deputy Minister of Health of Argentina

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