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Water and Sustainable Development: The Elimination of Cholera on the
WHAT: The objective of the panel is to promote the “Regional Coalition for Water and Sanitation to Eliminate Cholera in the
WHEN: Tuesday, 19 June 2012, 14:00 to 16:45
Dr. Luiz Augusto Cassanha Galvão, Area Manager, Sustainable Development and Environmental Health, (PAHO/WHO)
Dr. Joaquín Molina, PAHO/WHO Representative in Brazil
Dr. José Gomes Temporão, Former Minister of Health of Brazil
HOW to participate
South American Institute for Health Governance (ISAGS), Av. Nilo Peçanha 38, 5th floor, Centro,
ONLINE: on the Internet at www.livestream.com/paho (please copy and paste this link on a new browser)
CONTEXT: The Region of the
Recognizing that health should be at the core of sustainable development means recognizing that health has an impact and is impacted by social, environmental, and economic conditions, as well as by the model of development. It is also fundamental to recognize that improvements in public health require nations to confront a double challenge: combating acute infections and controlling chronic noncommunicable diseases, both of which are critical obstacles to sustainable development.
In this regard, the international community should act collectively to meet the challenge and support the efforts of affected countries. One such case is that of
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