When: Friday 5th December, 2014, 9:00 am to 10:30 am (Washington, D.C. Time)

Where: Room C, PAHO HQ Building, 525 23rd Street N.W., Washington DC, 20037, USA

The session will be broadcasted through the following links:


  • Dr. Francisco Becerra Posada, Assistant Director, Pan American Health Organization


  • Current disparities and gaps in Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH) interventions and outcomes within current UHC efforts in LAC (15 min). Dr. Cesar Victora, Professor of Epidemiology, the Federal University of Pelotas in Brazil
  • Potential drivers of current health inequities within UHC efforts, and possible approaches to shifting the curve towards pro-equity strategies (15 min).Dr. Mickey Chopra, Chief of Health, UNICEF
  • The Regional Movement: A Promise Renewed for the Americas (APR- LAC) (15 min).Dr. Emma Iriarte, Executive Secretary, the Salud Mesoamérica 2015 Initiative/Inter-American Development Bank (SM2015/IDB)           


  • Pan American Health Organization. Department of Family, Gender and Life Course/Healthy Life Course Project.

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