American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad & Tobago 20th Annual Health, Safety, Security & Environment Conference

Port of Spain, Trinidad (November 8, 2016) During the American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad & Tobago 20th Annual Health, Safety, Security & Environment Conference, PAHO Foundation President and CEO, Dr. Jennie Ward-Robinson, delivered a lunch-time address on the need for a broader health commitment from the corporate sector beyond occupational health and safety. She underscored the growing socioeconomic impact of the leading health threats to the Americas region, including communicable and noncommunicable diseases, such as Zika and diabetes and the need for a higher level of corporate leadership and engagement to address these critical health concerns.

 

The conference drew attendance from more than 300 representatives of the local business community, public sector, regulatory agencies and non – governmental organizations.