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The Health Systems based on Primary Health Care Area is pleased to invite you to participate in the opening ceremony of the Program of Leaders in International Health " Edmundo Granda Ugalde"  (PLSI) 2012. The Ceremony will be on Tuesday, 17 April, 2012 from 10:00 am to 12:00pm (Washington,DC time). We will have simultaneous translation in Spanish and English. 


Date: Tuesday, 17 APRIL,  2012

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm (WDC time)

Place: PAHO Headquarters Office, Washington, DC, room 1017

  • Sala Elluminate (español)
  • Virtual Room  Elluminate (English)

Program of Activities

10:00 – 10:10


  • Dr. Rubén Torres, Area Manager, a.i., Health Systems based on Primary Health Care, PAHO/WHO
  • Dr. Charles Godue, Coordinator, Human Resources for Health, PAHO/WHO

10:10 – 10:20

The Role of Leaders in International Health: A Collaborative Proposal by PAHO
  • Dr. Socorro Gross, Assistant Director, Pan American Sanitary Bureau (TBC)

10:20 – 11:10

Keynote: The Challenges of International Health, its History and Future Challenges
Dr. José Romero Teruel, Professor, Georgetown University

11:00 – 12:00

Discussion: The significance of leaders in international health for the countries
  • PWRs of participating countries for 2012.
Last Updated on Monday, 16 April 2012 06:45

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