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Awards for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Health and in Bioethics

September 26, 2005—Today, before top public health officials, ambassadors, and other VIPs from throughout the Americas, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Pan American Health and Education Foundation presented a certificate of honor and cash prize to

Dr. Ricardo Uauy and Professor Patricia Sorokin during the 46th Directing Council meeting of the Pan American Health Organization.

Dr. Uauy received the prestigious Abraham Horwitz Award for Leadership in Inter-American Health for his significant commitment to international nutrition in his native country of Chile and to Latin America and beyond during a career spanning more than three decades.

Professor Sorokin of Argentina received the Manuel Velasco-Suárez Award in Bioethics for her proposed work to research the tension between protecting the confidentiality
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