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The Future of Health Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 2:00pm | Online
Webcast Available

COA will host a discussion on June 3 on how to improve preparedness and delivery of health services through technological advancements. ... Read More

Member Webex: Costa Rica's COVID-19 Response

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 10:30am | Online

COA held a private, off-the-record conversation with Román Macaya, president of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund.   ... Read More

The Caribbean Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 3:00pm | Online
Webcast Available

COA will host the Dominican Republic's executive director of the Presidential Committee for COVID-19 Response and public health advisor to the president. ... Read More

Disruption and Transformation of Medical Supply Chains in the COVID-19 Era

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 2:00pm | Online
Webcast Available

Join COA on April 29 for a discussion on what governments and businesses should be doing to facilitate medical supply chain management in healthcare. ... Read More

Member Webex: Venezuela – The Health and Migration Impact of COVID-19 and the Regional Response

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 11:00am | Online

Council of the Americas will hold an expert panel on March 26 on the health and migration impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Venezuela. ... Read More

CANCELLED: Is Mexico Ready for the Coronavirus?

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 11:00am | Washington

Council of the Americas will hold a live conversation on the potential impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Mexico. ... Read More

The Impact of the Coronavirus on Latin America and the Caribbean

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 2:00pm | Washington
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COA will host a panel on March 12 in DC with experts on the regional impact of COVID-19 and how organizations and individuals should respond to the public health crisis. ... Read More

Brazil: Innovative and Sustainable Healthcare

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 1:30pm | Brasília

Council of the Americas will hold a September 5 roundtable in Brasília, featuring Brazilian Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta. ... Read More

Colombia: Disruptive Innovation for Sustainable Healthcare

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 3:00pm | Bogotá

Council of the Americas will hold a healthcare roundtable on innovation and sustainability of healthcare in Colombia. ... Read More

Venezuela's Health Crisis with the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 9:30am | Washington
Webcast Available

Council of the Americas will hold a public conversation with Secretary Alex Azar about how the United States can support the health security of the Venezuelan people. ... Read More

A Conversation with Argentina's Health Secretary

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:00am | Washington

Council of the Americas will hold a private, off-the-record conversation with Adolfo Rubinstein, secretary of health of Argentina.     ... Read More

Private Breakfast with Juan Pablo Uribe, Colombia's Minister of Health & Social Protection

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 7:30am | Miami

AS/COA hosted a private breakfast with the minister of health and social protection of Colombia. ... Read More

Innovations in Healthcare Management

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 8:45am | Washington

Council of the Americas will hold a discussion on innovation in healthcare managent. ... Read More

The Future of Mexico’s Healthcare

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 10:00am | Washington

Council of the Americas will hold a discussion on priorities for Mexico’s healthcare agenda with Dr. Francisco Becerra, special adviser to the director and director A.I. Evidence and Intelligence for Action in Health (EIH) at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization. ... Read More

A Conversation with Argentina's Health Secretary

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 9:30am | Washington

Council of the Americas will hold a private, off-the-record conversation on the healthcare system in Argentina, health priorities under President Mauricio Macri, and major health challenges facing populations in the region with Argentina’s secretary of health, Adolfo Rubinstein. ... Read More

A Conversation with Chile's Health Minister

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 11:00am | Washington

Please join the Council of the Americas for a private, off-the-record conversation on the transformation of Chile’s healthcare model, the role of primary care and the digital agenda.

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Healthcare Innovations in Central America

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 2:00pm | Washington

Council of the Americas will hold a discussion on health care innovations in Central America and the Caribbean. ... Read More

How High a Threat Is Zika for the Americas?

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 9:00am | Washington
Webcast Available

Council of the Americas will hold a public discussion on the Zika virus and security, economic, and healthcare implications for the Western Hemisphere. ... Read More

Video: The Caribbean Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 04, 2020

COA hosted the Dominican Republic's Executive Director of the Presidential Committee for COVID-19 Response Amado Alejandro Báez....

Video: Disruption and Transformation of Medical Supply Chains in the COVID-19 Era

April 29, 2020

Watch experts from the public and private sectors discuss what governments and businesses should be doing to facilitate medical supply chain management in healthcare....

VOA: Eric Farnsworth - "Regional Coordination of Pandemics Needs to Be Strengthened"

Monday, April 20, 2020

"Most countries at this point are just wrapped up in their own domestic crises," said the AS/COA vice president about COVID-19 in Latin America....

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Video: The Critical Role of the Media During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 03, 2020

Journalists from AFP, Bloomberg, The Guardian, and NPR joined AS/COA in a conversation about fighting misinformation and covering the impact of the pandemic in the region....

Video: China and Latin America - How will the COVID-19 crisis impact the relationship?

April 08, 2020

Experts discussed shifts in the China-Latin America relations since the pandemic hit the region....

Video: AS/COA CEO Speaks to the IMF's Latin America Head about COVID-19 and the Region

April 03, 2020

AS/COA President and CEO Susan Segal speaks with the International Monetary Fund’s Director for the Western Hemisphere Department Alejandro Werner about the difficult economic outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the policy response from the region’s governments so far, and what the IMF can do to help....

Video: The Health and Migration Impact of COVID-19 on Venezuela and the Regional Response

March 27, 2020

Experts from Venezuela and the United States discussed the conditions to combat the pandemic amid a political and economic crisis....

Video: The Impact of the Coronavirus on Latin America and the Caribbean

March 12, 2020

Experts from ECLAC, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, World Bank, and the World Health Organization discussed the pandemic and how countries can best mitigate its effects....

Video: Venezuela's Health Crisis with the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services

April 10, 2019

The response to Venezuela's health crisis should be "region-led and not U.S.-led," said Secretary Alex Azar, though Washington will provide support and resources....

LatAm in Focus: Dr. Julio Frenk on the Coronavirus Pandemic in an Age of Populism

Monday, March 16, 2020

“We need to understand that health security is national and global security,” says the University of Miami president and ex-Health Minister of Mexico....

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Video: Enhancing Access to Health Care in Latin America through Technology and Innovation

June 13, 2013

AS/COA hosted a forum discussing how technology is maximizing health care in Latin America, and how business and government can collaborate to distribute these innovative solutions more widely and efficiently....

LatAm in Focus: Six Weeks to Fix Venezuela's Health Crisis

Friday, July 21, 2017

Venezuela's government could solve its malnutrition crisis—if it wanted to. Caritas Venezuela's Susana Raffalli explains how....

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