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Former Director Oscar Cordon

Oscar Cordon is a medical doctor and a former director in Chemonics’ Health Practice. He also serves as Governing Councilor for the American Public Health Association (APHA) International Section, and recently presented a webinar discussing the Global Strategy for APHA members.

by Oscar Cordon


Know Your SDGs: Where is Health in the Sustainable Development Goals?

2015 is a significant year for the future of international development. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are not only expiring, but also consultations for the incoming Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are rapidly taking place. The SDGs are continuing the MDGs with 17 proposed goals, to be hashed out at the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly…

Reflections on AIDS 2014: The Speakers You Haven’t Heard Of

Movers and shakers from across the globe spoke at this year’s International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia. The likes of Bill Clinton, Executive Director of UNAIDS Michel Sidibe, and Sir Bob Geldof (the English musician of “Do They Know It’s Christmas” fame) were among those ticketed as high-level speakers, and their words received the lion’s…