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(Mar 02, 2009) On February 24, 2009, the Mexican Secretary of Health, José Ángel Córdova Villalobos, announced that Spain has agreed to support the Mesoamerican Integration and Development Project (Proyecto de Integración y Desarrollo de Mesoamérica). Once known as the Puebla-Panama Plan, the renamed Project Mesoamerica was presented to representatives of the Spanish government and the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation (Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional) (AECI) by representatives from Mexico, Honduras, and Nicaragua in Madrid. After the meeting, the Mexican official stated: "they have told us in writing that we will get support."
Córdova Villalobos also announced that think tanks will be formed to define the details of this cooperation; the major interest of the AECI is in the area of health, specifically, in combating mosquitoes that transmit dengue fever and malaria. According to Córdova Villalobos, the AECI already has bilateral and multilateral agreements with countries in Central America for reducing mother and child mortality rates and malnutrition. (Apoya España Proyecto Mesoamérica: SSa., EXONLINE, Feb. 24, 2009, available at http://www.exonline.com.mx/diario/noticia/primera/pulsonacional/apoya_espana_p
|Author:||Francisco Macías More by this author|
|Topic:||Workers safety and health More on this topic|
|Jurisdiction:||Spain More about this jurisdiction|
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Last updated: 03/02/2009