Jamaica to lead PAHO Directing Council meeting

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Our Ministry of Health and Wellness team, headed by Minister Christopher Tufton, has been selected to head an important meeting of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), a branch of the World Health Organization. This is impressive (but, I suspect, a lot more work for Minister Tufton & Co., as if they didn’t have enough already!)

“Grateful for this team!” tweeted Minister Tufton (at right in this photo) recently. At left is Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Wellness Dunstan Bryan alongside Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jacqueline Bisesor-McKenzie.

Now, they are on their way to the mostly virtual three-day meetingin Washington, DC. Of course, the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic will be top of the agenda. A live stream of the meeting from September 20 – 24 can be viewed here. Here is the Ministry’s press release:

Minister Tufton tweeted this photo of himself and two…

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