Launch and Panel Discussion “Review of Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas”

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Pan American Health Organization


The Cross-Cutting Themes Working Group at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) cordially invites you to attend the launch of the PAHO-commissioned Review of Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas.   The event will include a presentation of the aims and focus of the Review by the Commission Chair, Professor Sir Michael Marmot.  The panelists – pre-eminent Regional experts in the fields of gender, ethnicity, equity, human rights and the social and environmental determinants of health – will discuss how each of these themes interact and influence health and well-being.


9:00 am – 10:00 am
Introduction and Opening Remarks  Dr. Carissa Etienne, Director, PAHO
The Review: Purpose and Focus Professor Sir Michael Marmot, Review Commission Chair and Director, Institute for Health Equity

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Panel Discussion: “What do the Cross-Cutting Themes and the Social Determinants of Health Mean for Health Equity in the Era of Sustainable Development?”
Moderator: Dr. Francisco Becerra, Assistant Director, PAHO Panelists: Commissioners for the Review of Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas

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