During her visit, Dr. Carissa F. Etienne Will meet with the President of the Republic, Mari Abdo Benítez and the Ministry of Health, Dr. Julio Mazzoleni, for the signing of the PAHO Country Cooperation Strategy.  

Asunción, 9 March 2019 (PAHO/WHO) – The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and Regional Director for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, will visit Paraguay from March 11 to 15 to meet with the country’s highest authorities.

During her stay, Etienne will meet with the President of the Republic, Mario Abdo Benítez, the National Chancellor, Luis Alberto Castiglioni, and the Minister of Health, Dr. Julio Mazzoleni, for the signing of the PAHO Country Cooperation Strategy. This document will outline activities that will guide PAHO/WHO’s technical cooperation with Paraguay during the 2019-2023 period. Its content is the result of a process to agree priorities according to country needs and in line with global health commitments.