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“Make Every Girl Count: Improving Cervical Cancer Prevention”

International Women’s Day

WHAT: A panel discussion, “Towards an Effective HPV Vaccine Introduction”

WHEN: Thursday, March 8, at 10:00 a.m. (light lunch)

WHERE: PAHO Headquarters, 525 23rd St., N.W., in Room A on the 2nd Floor. PAHO is at Virginia Avenue and 23rd St., some 4 blocks south of Foggy Bottom Metro.

WHO: Dr. Mirta Roses, Director, PAHO; Ambassador Carmen Marina Gutiérrez, Director, Summits of the Americas Secretariat, OAS; Teresa Zapata, Ombudswoman, Indigenous Women, Guatemala; Carmen Lomellin, Inter-American Commission of Women; Sarah Landry, Director, Vaccine Public Policy, GlaxoSmithKline; Dr. Mark Feinberg, Vice President, Policy Public Health and Medical Affairs, Merck Vaccine Company; Joy Phumaphi, Vice President, Human Resources, The World Bank; Dr. Anne Schuchat, Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Dr. Marco Ferroni, Deputy Manager, Sustainable Development Department, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB); Kathryn A. Guccione, Manager, Public Policy & PR, Women In Government; Dr. Olivia McDonald, Executive Director, National Family Planning Board of Jamaica; Jennifer Winkler, TATI Program Officer, PATH; Christine Baze, Musician and Founder, Popsmear.org.

PAHO: The Pan American Health Organization, founded in 1902, works with all the countries of the Americas to improve the health and quality of life of their peoples. It serves as the Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO).

For more information please contact , PAHO, Public Information, 202-974-3036.