Mexico Shares its Experience Against Chronic Diseases

México compartió su experiencia contra las enfermedades crónicas Mexico’s Secretary of Health, Jose Angel Cordova Villalobos, presented to his peers in the other countries of the Americas, the Mexican experience in reducing chronic diseases through diet and physical activity.

Córdova Villalobos, currently President of PAHO’s Directing Council, said that “among us we can build a global policy to tackle the obesity epidemic.”

PAHO’s Assistant Director, Dr. Socorro Gross, congratulated the Secretary for the “cross-sectoral and integrated aspects of the initiative and the emphasis on children and youth.”

Representatives from Argentina, Paraguay and Aruba, in addition to PAHO staff, among others, also participated.

 
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