Ministros y delegados de las Américas expusieron ante el plenario de la 70ª Asamblea Mundial de la Salud, sobre cómo mejorar los sistemas de salud en la era del desarrollo sostenible. Desde la salud universal, hasta cómo alcanzar los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) vinculados a la salud, junto con los logros y desafíos de cada país, estos son algunos de los temas que los representantes cubrieron en sus presentaciones.
Today the Members States of the World Health Organization (WHO) elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of WHO. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was nominated by the Government of Ethiopia, and will begin his five-year term on 1 July 2017.
The proposed Sustainable Health Agenda for the Americas 2018-30 (SHAA2030) was the focus of a well-attended meeting of Heads of Delegation of the Americas at the 70th World Health Assembly today.
The region of the Americas today called on the new WHO Director-General "to work towards transparent, balanced and effective governance at all levels, to provide political and technical guidance and efficient resource allocation."
Antigua and Barbuda was appointed as chair of Committee B, which discusses budget issues at the 70th World Health Assembly this week in Geneva, Switzerland. Antigua and Barbuda Health Minister Molwyn Joseph will chair the committee.
Suriname was elected as vice-president for the Americas region of the 70th World Health Assembly, which takes place from May 22 to 31 in Geneva, Switzerland.