Thursday, February 16, 2012

[EQ] New Public health virtual conversation on Equity and Health - PAHO Director Dr. Mirta Roses joined Twitter

Mirta Roses Periago joins Twitter

PAHO Director Dr. Mirta Roses Periago joins Twitter, engages in a public health virtual conversation on Equity and Health


Through @MirtaRoses, the Director will present her call to action on public health issues and encourage healthy behaviors and practices. By sharing her comments and ideas, supported by engaging facts and figures, the Director will also enlighten followers on public health’s successes and shortcomings.

“………….This is will be the century of networks, connectivity, and interdependence, and all of these will enable us to overcome the barriers of space and time and to open up heretofore unimaginable possibilities for humanity.
 If we use these networks to multiply exponentially the social capital available, to link people and institutions in a vast web that embraces all the inhabitants of our hemisphere, we will have taken a giant step toward ensuring that our knowledge and experience converge into finding new modes of exchanging technical cooperation for sustainable human development……….."  

Address of Dr. Mirta Roses Periago at her inauguration ceremony as Director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau and WHO Regional Director for the Americas, 31 January 2003


Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based posts of up to 140 characters, known as "tweets", in real-time. The platform is known for its simplicity, agility, and wide and diverse audience, as well as its increasing role during emergencies or disasters.


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information Related to: Equity; Health inequality; Socioeconomic inequality in health; Socioeconomic
health differentials; Gender; Violence; Poverty; Health Economics; Health Legislation; Ethnicity; Ethics;
Information Technology - Virtual libraries; Research & Science issues.  [DD/ KMC Area]
Washington DC USA

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