PAHO Director met with the Minister of Health of the Dutch Antilles

La Directora de OPS se reunió con la ministra de Salud de las Antillas HolandesesMirta Roses and Omayra Leeflang shared a historic meeting. The Dutch Antilles are negotiating their dissolution from the Netherlands, which is scheduled for October 10th.

Leeflang considers the relationship with PAHO as “very important” to ensure health on the islands after the break and thanked PAHO for the technical assistance provided in response to the last flu pandemic. “Preparations were effective and timely, so we were prepared to make it through the process,” she said.

PAHO’s Director assured her that the Organization will continue to provided technical cooperation to San Martin, Curacao, Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius. “The transition is a sensitive time and I assure you that we will continue supporting countries,” said Dr. Roses.

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