CARICOM SG to speak today at PAHO Director’s Inauguration

Dr. Carissa Etienne, PAHO Director 2018-2023
Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque will speak at today’s inauguration of Dominican Dr. Carissa F. Etienne as the Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

Dr.  Etienne was first elected Director of PAHO by the countries of the Americas in 2012 and was re-elected for a second term in September 2017 that will begin today February 1 2018.

Other speakers at today’s ceremony will be Eric D. Hargan, U.S. Deputy Secretary for Health and Human Services; Luis Almagro Lemes, Secretary General, Organization of American States and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization.

You can follow the Ceremony live from 12:00 noon Eastern Caribbean Time here on CARICOM Today