PAHEF and four previous winners of the Manuel Velasco Suárez Award for Excellence in Bioethics attended the FELAIBE Conference in Viña del Mar, Chile, in late June.

chile1In late June, PAHEF and four previous winners of the Manuel Velasco Suárez (MVS) Award for Excellence in Bioethics  (Dr. María Graciela de Ortúzar [2004, Argentina], Prof. Patricia Sorokin [2005, Argentina], Dr. Jorge A. Alvarez [2007, México], and Dr. Paulina Taboada [2010, Chile]) participated in the regional conference for the Latin American and Caribbean Federation of Bioethics Institutions (Federación Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Instituciones en Bioética, FELAIBE) in Viña del Mar, Chile. PAHEF led, via Board member Dr. Ricardo Uauy, a moderated roundtable discussion primarily focused on the MVS Award, which highlighted the research projects of the Award winners present at the FELAIBE Conference. PAHEF also participated in a plenary session on the mutual collaboration for the MVS Award alongside partners Dr. JoséTorres Mejía, on behalf of the Secretary of Health of México, and Dr. Carla Saenz, on behalf of the Pan American Health Organization.

 
 
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