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Immediate coverage of The PAHO 50th Directing Council.

This Council is made up of representatives of all the Member States and meets once a year to analyze and determine the general policies of PAHO, acting on behalf of the Pan American Sanitary Conference, that is our supreme authority and meets every five years.

To keep up to date about all the events related to the 50th Directing Council, please visit this blog.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 September 2010 10:01
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Moquegua Interrupts Transmission of Millenary Chagas Disease in its Region

Moquegua managed to interrupt transmission of millenary Chagas disease in its regionThe Moquegua Region has achieved certification for the interruption of the vector-borne transmission of Chagas' disease. Yesterday, in a emotionally charged ceremony, a mission of experts from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), after more than one week of fieldwork, certified the fulfillment of the achievement of this objective.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 September 2010 08:06
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PAHO Director Briefs OAS Ambassadors on Upcoming Directing Council

Pan American Health Organization Director Dr. Mirta Roses today briefed ambassadors to the Organization of American States on details of the upcoming PAHO Directing Council meeting, where health ministers will discuss a variety of important public health issues. 

Last Updated on Friday, 17 September 2010 18:50
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Secretary of Health of Puerto Rico Visits PAHO

Dr. Lorenzo G. FelicianoDr. Lorenzo G. Feliciano, Health Secretary of Puerto Rico, met today with the Director and other technical experts of the Pan American Health Organization in Washington, to discuss a variety of themes including health system reform, dengue, and telemedicine. 

Last Updated on Friday, 17 September 2010 10:31
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Region in Southern Peru to be Certified as Free From Vectorial Transmission of Chagas' Disease

On Thursday 16 September the Moquegua region will be certified as free from the vectorial transmission of Chagas' Disease. The ceremony will have the participation of Peru's Minister of Health and of experts from the Pan American Health Organization and other institutions. (in Spanish)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 10:04
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