President Danilo Medina received today the visit of the director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa Etienne, in which they discussed the progress and challenges of the health sector in the Dominican Republic.

Along with Etienne, was Alma Morales Salinas who, on behalf of the director of PAHO, explained the interest of that organization in supporting the public health system of the country, making available technical cooperation to address noncommunicable diseases.

He also said that PAHO will support the Dominican Republic in what it requires for the development of the health city within the framework of strengthening the integrated health service networks.

The meeting was framed in the meeting of managers of the PAHO sub-region, as well as the subregion of Central America, Cuba, Mexico and the Dominican Republic and heads of departments of the regional headquarters of that organization.

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