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
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