CMC reports PAHO Director, Dominican-born Dr Carissa F Etienne, is on an official visit to Cuba this week
CMC reports Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Dominican-born Dr Carissa F Etienne, is on an visit official visit to Cuba this week. Etienne’s visit will hold meetings with health authorities and other high-level officials.
PAHO said, earlier this week, she met with Minister of Public Health Roberto Morales Ojeda to discuss Cuba’s health achievements, as well as challenges facing its health system.
Etienne is also scheduled to meet with Minister of Foreign Relations Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla.
The visit is taking place at the same time as the annual meeting of PAHO representatives in Central America, Cuba, Mexico and the Dominican Republic.
PAHO said discussions are focusing on technical cooperation in these countries, including assistance with the response to the ongoing Zika epidemic.
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