The Director of PAHO/WHO, Carissa F. Etienne, met today with the Minister of Health of Cuba, Roberto Morales Ojeda, and the Secretary of Health of Human Services of the US, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, in a historic moment for both countries. All three are attending a regional meeting in Havana, Cuba to discuss ways to control Arbovirus. This is the first visit by an HHS Secretary  to Cuba in the context of new relations between the US and Cuba. PAHO/WHO has offered to facilitate collaborative work in health between the two countries.

MOH Cuba, SHHS US, PAHO Director meet in Havanna