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Gender and Cultura Diversity unit (GD) provides technical co-operation and assistance to PAHO's technical units and Member States to promote gender and ethnic equality and equity in the development of health policies and programs. GD seeks to identify and reduce the inequities between women and men of all ethnic groups with regard to health status and its determinants, access to and quality of health care, and participation in decision-making regarding policy agendas, definition of priorities, and allocation of resources.

PAHO at the 12th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues


The 12th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFII) was held from 20 to 31 May 2013 and the focus was on the progress made in the implementation of the Forum’s recommendations in the areas of health, education and culture. The PAHO Delegation to the PFII attended many of the Sessions as well as various side events. PAHO also attended all the meetings of the UN Inter-Agency Support Group to the PFII.

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