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Access to medicines for viral hepatitis C, aging societies and equity in health are some of the issues that will be addressed

Washington, DC, September 23, 2019 (PAHO)—Health ministers, members of delegations, partners, and members of NGOs will have the opportunity to discuss issues outside the formal agenda of the 57th Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), held from September 30 to October 4, at the regional headquarters of the organization in Washington, DC.

These are some of the parallel events according to the preliminary agenda:

Monday, 30 September

Celebrating 25 years of the Core Indicators

Time: 12:30-14:00
Location: Room B
pdf Agenda

Launch of the Photo Exhibit: 10 Practices that Improve Maternal Health

Time: 15:30 – 15:45
Location: Lobby, 2nd Floor

Briefing Session: Scaling up Treatment and Access to Medicines for Viral Hepatitis C through PAHO’s Strategic Fund

Time: 17:30 – 18:00
Location: Room A

Tuesday, 1 October

Regional Compact on Primary Health Care for Universal Health: PHC 30-30-30 Celebration

Time: 10:30 – 10:45
Location: Patio

Side Event hosted by Argentina and Chile: Mental Health in the Americas: Advances in the approach to mental health in the first level of care

Time: 12:30 – 14:00
Location: Room C

Response to Aging Societies

Time: 12:30 - 14:00
Location: Room B
pdf Agenda

Launch of the Report of the Commission of the Pan American Health Organization on Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas

Time: 17:30 – 19:30
Location: Room A

Wednesday, 2 October

Migration and Health: Challenges and opportunities

Time: 12:30 - 14:00
Location: Room B
Agenda

Briefing Session: Critical Public Health Issues in the Region of the Americas

Time: 17:30 - 18:00
Location: Room A

Helping Young People to Thrive

Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: Room B

Thursday, 3 October

Addressing Violence in the Region of the Americas: What more can be done?

Time: 12:30 - 14:00
Location: Room B


 

— Preliminary Program of Meetings
— 57th Directing Council Coverage