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Washington, D.C., 4 March 2010 (PAHO) - The Minister of Health and Social Policy of Spain, Trinidad Jiménez, announced that Spain will donate 4 million doses of vaccines for Influenza A H1N1 to the countries of Latin America, in a meeting with Dr. Socorro Gross, Assistant Director of the Pan American Health Organization, and technical staff.
Minister Trinidad Jiménez (on the left) and PAHO's Assistant Director Dr. Socorro Gross. Photos by David Spitz-PAHO/WHO
The Spanish minister also met with US Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and outlined Spain's e-health electronic medical records and prescriptions project, which she said is among the most advanced in the world, together with those of Sweden and Denmark.
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