1. Dr. Eduardo A. Pretell Zarate, former Minister of Health of Peru, accepts the 2009 Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Inter-American Health presented at the PAHEF/PAHO Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health in Washington, DC, on September 29, 2009. Dr. Pretell was recognized for his outstanding contributions to fighting iodine deficiency disorders in Latin America.

    # vimeo.com/8220842 Uploaded 202 Plays 0 Comments
  2. Marcela Romero, regional coordinator for REDLACTRANS (Latin American and Caribbean Transgender Network), accepts the 2009 Clarence H. Moore Award for Excellence for Voluntary Service at the Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health Event held September 29, 2009, in Washington, DC. The award is a joint award given by the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

    Ms. Romero is a transgendered person who worked for 10 years to be legally recognized as a woman in her native country of Argentina.

    # vimeo.com/8220938 Uploaded 74 Plays 0 Comments
  3. Dr. Guilherme Luiz Guimaraes Borges of Mexico accepts the 2009 Fred L. Soper Award for Excellence in Health Literature at the Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health Event held September 29, 2009, in Washington, DC. The award is a joint award given by the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

    Dr. Borges' winning paper is entitled, “Traumatic Events and Suicide-related Outcomes among Mexico City Adolescents.”

    # vimeo.com/8221006 Uploaded 224 Plays 0 Comments
  4. Dr. Eduardo A. Pretell Zarate, winner of the 2009 Abraham Horwitz Award for Leadership in Inter-American Health from PAHEF discusses his career and work to combat iodine deficiency disorders in Latin America. Dr. Pretell was the Minister of Health of Peru from 2000 to 2001. http://www.pahef.org

    # vimeo.com/8221166 Uploaded 142 Plays 0 Comments
  5. Dr. Ilane Hernandez Morales of Mexico accepts the 2009 Pedro N. Acha Award for Excellence in Veterinary Public Health at the Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health Event held September 29, 2009, in Washington, DC. The award is a joint award given by the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

    Dr. Hernandez winning thesis is entitled, "Preparation and Assessment of a DNA Vaccine Versus Salmonella enterica Serovar Enteritidis Outer Membrane Protein A (OmpA) in Laying Hens.”

    # vimeo.com/8221109 Uploaded 156 Plays 0 Comments

PAHEF

PAHEF

Founded in 1968, the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) is a public 501(c)(3) foundation dedicated to fostering public health programs in the Americas that address major health concerns.

PAHEF improves the lives of people throughout…


+ More

Founded in 1968, the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) is a public 501(c)(3) foundation dedicated to fostering public health programs in the Americas that address major health concerns.

PAHEF improves the lives of people throughout the Americas by working with the public and private sectors as well as major public health research, policy, and development groups.

PAHEF enjoys a unique relationship with PAHO, the Pan American Health Organization, which serves as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization.

Browse This Channel

Shout Box

Heads up: the shoutbox will be retiring soon. It’s tired of working, and can’t wait to relax. You can still send a message to the channel owner, though!

Channels are a simple, beautiful way to showcase and watch videos. Browse more Channels.