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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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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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Peruvian Community Program Cuts Disease, Improves Health in Andean Communities

Mrs. Nores de GarciaA community development program in rural Andean communities in Peru has succeeded in reducing pneumonia and diarrhea in half among 70,000 families over the last four years, according to Pilar Nores de García, First Lady of the Republic of Peru.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 September 2010 09:07
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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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Latin America and the Caribbean Show Uneven Progress on Health-Related MDGs

Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are for the most part on track to meet the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a new United Nations report indicates, but significant gaps remain between and within countries.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 September 2010 06:10
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