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PAHO Director to address ALBA summit on Ebola preparedness in Latin America and the Caribbean

PAHO Director to address ALBA summit on Ebola preparedness in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, is in Cuba this week to participate in a meeting of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – Peoples Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP, in Spanish), during which she will provide a briefing on the response in Latin America and the Caribbean to potential imported cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD).

Special Lancet series shows universal health coverage is a feasible goal in Latin America and worldwide

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Representatives of the U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Rockefeller Foundation, the World Bank, The Lancet, and the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) said a new Lancet series on universal health coverage in Latin America, published today, provides evidence and lessons that can guide efforts toward achieving universal health coverage throughout the Americas and worldwide.

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