HHS Secretary Azar Visits Peruvian Hospital Treating Migrants, Refugees, Meets With Venezuelan Health Care Professionals
HHS: Secretary Azar Visits Peruvian Hospital and Meets with Venezuelan Health Care Professionals
“Wednesday, May 1, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar visited Hospital Maria Auxiliadora in Lima, Peru, with Minister of Health Zulema Tomás to learn about the hospital and the unique challenges they face treating migrants and refugees from Venezuela. … After the hospital visit, Secretary Azar, [U.S. Ambassador to Peru Krishna R. Urs, CDC Director Robert Redfield], and other U.S. officials met with Venezuelan medical health care professionals to get a better understanding of the health care needs and challenges Venezuelan migrants and refugees face, particularly those serving in health professions…” (5/1).