Mexico, April 23 (Prensa Latina) Mexican Secretary of Health, Jose Narro, begins today a working visit to Cuba where he will participate in the International Health Convention 2018.
Current and future challenges of the public health all over the world will be treated in the scientific and commercial forum,health authorities reported Monday.
The federal Secretariat told the event will emphasized on the ‘answer countries must give to the Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development goals’ adopted by the UN, but above all ‘from the needs the world faces in issues like security and health care quality, emerging and reemerging diseases, efficient and sustainable health system, international cooperation, medical education as well as medical technology innovations, among others.’
Mexican Secretary will attend the launch of the America Vaccination Week which will carry out at the Medical Sciences University of Havana ‘Victoria de Giron’ in the Cuban capital.
Narro will participate April 24 in the opening of the first meeting of the International Health Cooperation Group Mexico-Cuba where leaders of the Mexican institutions will review, with Cuban partners, issues as the capacity building of the health professionals as well as regulation,scientific and technical cooperation.
His office and Cuban Health Ministry will sign the Final Act of the Binational Meeting of the Cooperation Group of that sector, the report added.
José Narro a recognized Mexican doctor and academic will present a lecture ‘Looking for lost equality’ in the panel: Social Determinants and Equity in Health which will be delivered at Havana Convention Center.
The Mexican Secretary will also participate in the Latin America and Caribbean Association of Schools and Faculties of Medicine meeting which will also be attended by German Fajardo, head of the Health Faculty of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, the report concluded.