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To lead the official relationships between the Pan American Sanitary Bureau (PASB) and the International Community;
 
To advocate for the inclustion of the Health Agenda of the Americas into the high level political agendas as well as the international development fora;
 
To lead, guide and facilitate resource mobilization at the international level, as well as build partnerships and collaborative arrangements, to achieve the Pan American Sanitary Bureau Strategic Plan.

 

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014 15:44

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Countries of the Americas aim to halt transmission of schistosomiasis by 2020

 Representatives of countries affected by schistosomiasis, a chronic parasitic infection, met last week in Puerto Rico to define a roadmap for halting transmission and verifying the elimination of the disease. Schistosomiasis affects primarily school-age children in rural areas of certain countries in the Americas.

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