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Welcoming Remarks of PAHO Director Dr. Mirta Roses Periago

“Good morning everyone! Let me extend a cordial welcome to this, your house, which we call the home of health in the Americas. Every year when our ministers of health meet, we feel this even more, because it is filled with ideas and discussions about the current situation and future of health in the Region. To view video...

Dr. Margaret Chan Speech opening 50th Directing Council at the PAHO

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Opening 50th Directing Council – PAHO in pictures

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Opening 50th Directing Council – PAHO in video

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PAHO Director Opens 50th Meeting of PAHO Directing Council

Mirta Roses welcomed the presence of the Health Ministers of the Americas at the Organization's headquarters because "the house fills with ideas and debates over the situation and the future health in the region," she said. PAHO's director felt that last year was "hard for all health workers and authorities, with the emergence of the new H1N1 virus and then with the earthquakes that hit Haiti and Chile, as well as the droughts, floods, and cold waves that other countries suffered." "This...