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Edmundo Granda Ugalde Leaders in International Health Program 2014
The Department of Health Systems and Services of The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) invites you to the International Health Seminar:

Ebola: Challenges for health services in preparedness and response in the Americas

  • Date: Wednesday, 19 November 2014
  • Time: 2:00 p.m. (Washington, D.C. time)
  • Place:  PAHO Headquarters Office, Room 1017
  • Language: English

 Agenda

2:00pm - 2:10pm    Welcome and introduction to the topic and panelists
Dr. James Fitzgerald, Director, Department of Health Systems and Services (HSS), PAHO

2:10pm - 2:30pm    Preparedness and response in the Americas
Dr. Reynaldo Holder, Advisor, Hospital & Integrated Health Care Delivery Services (HSS/HS)
Department of Health Systems and Services Focal point for the technical team on the Ebola virus (EVD), PAHO

2:30pm - 2:50pm    Preparedness and response: Country perspective. TBD  

2:50pm - 3:10pm    Challenges for health professionals
Dr. Pilar Ramón Pardo, Advisor on Clinical Management of Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance (CHA/IR), Department of Communicable Diseases and Health Analysis Focal point for the technical team on the Ebola virus (EVD), PAHO

3:10pm - 3:30pm    Perceptions vis-à-vis the epidemic, human rights and freedom
Dr. Juan Eduardo Guerrero Espinel, Coordinator, Specialization in International Health, National School of Public Health,
University of Antioquia, Colombia

3:30pm - 4:00pm    Questions and discussion

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