Dr. Christopher Tuffton, Minister of Health and Wellness in Kingston-Jamaica, will chair the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), which will lead the council early next week.
He led the 59th Conference of 35 PAHO Member States, a statement issued to help countries around the world continue to fight the pandemic of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) and strengthen the resilience of the medical system. , Said that this meeting was timely and very important. ..
The Council will meet in Washington, September 20-24, to provide a roadmap for digital transformation in the healthcare sector in the Americas, a comprehensive approach to addressing health threats at the human-animal-environment interface. Consider issues such as reactivation of immunization. Public interest for universal health insurance.
Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jacqueline Visa Sole Mackenzie will also visit Washington with Tuffton, with Vice-Minister Dance Tambrian and other senior Department of Health and Human Services officials effectively attending the session.
In addition, Jamaica was expected to compete for the position of the Executive Committee for a term of 2021-2024.
The PAHO Board is responsible for setting organizational policies and priorities for technical cooperation, discussing important public health issues, and agreeing on future directions for the region.
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