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Ministers Set Priorities for Health in the Americas
The 49th meeting of the Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) closed Friday, October 2, after a week of discussions on the most important issues affecting Health in the hemisphere. Ministers of health and high-level delegates from all countries of the Americas passed resolutions on subjects such as Mental Health, Primary Health Care, Nutrition and Development, Safe Hospitals and many others.


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PAHO Director, Dr. Mirta Roses Periago

WHO Director-General, Dr. Margaret Chan

U.S. HHS Secretary, Hon. Kathleen Sebelius



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