PAHO/WHO Cooperation Project Bridged the Endpoints of the Americas

Tierra del Fuego and Nunavut undertook a technical cooperation project that allowed them to visit and learn from each other on how to improve the health of their populations. The initiative was promoted by Health Canada and the Pan American Health Organization.

Buenos Aires, 6 August 2012 (PAHO / WHO) - The territory of Nunavut in northern Canada, and the province of Tierra del Fuego at the southern tip of Argentina, carried out a technical cooperation project between countries in order to exchange experiences and learn from each other to address a common challenge: how to improve the health of their populations. (in Spanish)

 

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The Technical Cooperation Project between Tierra del Fuego and the Canadian town of Nunavut (located on the north end of the Americas), aims to promote an exchange in the subject of Health among some of the most isolated territories of the region, which share many similar problems.
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  • Areas of Cooperation

    • Health Systems and Services
    • Human Resources Training
    • Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases
    • Original Peoples
    • Mother and Child Health
    • Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Partners