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“Our goal must be a world in which good health is a pillar of individual well-being, national progress, and international stability and peace. This cannot be achieved without partnerships involving governments, international organizations, the business community, and civil society.”

— Kofi A. Annan, ex-Secretary-General of the United Nations

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The population of older persons in the Americas is growing rapidly, but the knowledge and skills to properly diagnosis and treat this population are not well known.

Geriatric Physicians 2
PAHEF, in partnership with PAHO/WHO and a grant from the Merck Institute on Aging and Health, has provided support for a growing network of universities in Latin America that are creating programs in gerontology to provide a cadre of trained physicians in geriatrics.

To learn more about this project and other healthy aging initiatives click here.