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Health & Human Security Regional Meeting, Lima, Peru, September 3-13

PAHO/WHO and the Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE) co-hosted a Regional Meeting on Health and Human Security held in Lima, Peru, 6-9 September, 2012.  The event consisted  of a Symposium on Health and Human Security in the Americas on September 6, and was followed by by a Technical Workshop on the 7th of September, and a Strategic Planning Session on the 8th of September. 


Read the Regional Health and Human Security Meeting Report  

Listen to the Symposium recording in English, Spanish, or Portuguese via Elluminate 

Regional Meeting Symposium Agenda - September 6, 2012



Integration of Human Security into Public Policies


Health and Human Security in Japan 

Keizo Takemi, Chair, Global Health and Human Security Program, JCIE


Presentation of the PAHO Report "Health and Human Security, Implications for Public Health 2012" 

Carlos Santos Burgoa, Sustainable Development and Environmental Health Area (SDE), PAHO/WHO (Presentation in Spanish) 

For a copy of the report, please see below


United Nations: Briefing on the Report of the Secretary General on Human Security 

Mehrnaz Mostafavi, Officer-in-Charge, Human Security Unit, Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
*Update* UN Resolution A/66/L.55/rev1 Resolution on Human Security, Adopted Sept 10, 2012


Presentation of Case Studies: Experiences Integrating Health and Human Security

A brief Profile of all case presentations (Eng, Esp)


Guatemala: Reduction of Vulnerabilities to Contirbute to Rural Development in Five Municipalities in the Watersheds of Rivers in the Department of San Marcos

Guillermo Orozco, SDE, PAHO/WHO (Presentation in Spanish)

Brazil: Human Security Project in Sao Paulo 

Rodolfo Gomez Ponce de León (Presentation in Spanish)

Mexico: Education oriented intervention to improve resilience and empowerment of children and adolescents and their families (MARIPOSA)

(Presentation in Spanish)


Human Security Approach fro Global Health 

Professor Masamine Jimba

JICA Experiences in Health and Human Security in the Americas


Africa: Update on Case Studies in Africa: Enabling African Action for Better Health 


Peru: Alliance for Nutrition in Cajamarca (Presentation in Spanish) 


How Can We Promote Human Security in Peru and the Americas?

Martha Hijar, Researcher, Fundación Entornos, Mexico

Ernesto Gozzer, Associate Professor, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Carlos Santos-Burgoa, Senior Advisor, Human Security, Coordinator, Environmental and Occupational Health, Sustainable Development and  Environmental Health Area (SDE), PAHO/WHO

Alternative Development Model in the San Martín Region: A Case Study in Local Economic Development 

Flavio Mirella, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Representative in Peru and Ecuador  (Presentation in Spanish)Dr. Ariel Frisancho, Coordinator of National ForoSalud, Peru


Human Security and Hansen's Disease

Arthur Custodio, MORHAN, Brazil (Presentation in Portugese)


For more informationin Spanish, and additional rescources, Please visit the PAHO Peru Simposio: Salud y Seguridad Humana en las Américas Page


Photos and Interviews from the Regional Meeting


You can view Live Tweets from the Meeting on Twitter by following @PAHOWHO and @OPSOMS_Per or search the hashtag #HumanSecurity or #SeguridadHumana.













For Event Photos, Explore our Picasas Album



altInterview with Dr. Ana Riviere-Cinnamond: Health and Human Security
Lima, 5 August 2012 - Canal 7. Watch the Interview Here (En Español)



Entrevista al Dr. Carlos Santos Burgoa: Seguridad Humana, Salud y Desarrollo (06/09/2012) - Perú -RPP Noticias

Difundirán en Perú lineamientos de Seguridad Humana vinculados a la salud. (03/09/2012) Colombia -Portal Terra

Difundirán en Perú lineamientos de Seguridad Humana vinculados a la salud. (03/09/2012) Ecuador - La Hora Nacional 

Simpósio Regional de Saúde e Segurança Humana (Brazil)


titleDr. Carlos Santos-Burgoa discusses human security,

health and development in interview with RPP News (listen)







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