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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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Video: Joining the Endpoints of the Americas

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Similar, but a world apart

[Published in Nunavut News/North, on Monday, September 26 2011.]

Argentine delegation visits Nunavut to discuss health
by Cassey Lessard
Northern News Service

Iqaluit – The southernmost territory in the Western hemisphere shares the same health-care problems as the northernmost territory, delegates from the Argentinian province of Tierra del Fuego said during a visit to Iqaluit Sept. 21. Their comments echoed sentiments by one of the three Inuit health professionals who visited them in March.
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Photo Gallery: Delegation From Nunavut Visits Tierra del Fuego

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Video: Waiting at the Edge

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Nunavut: a Photo Gallery

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