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Secretary of Public Health of Mexico City, Dr. Armando Ahued, addresses Senate (AUDIO)

The Honorable Secretary of Public Health of Mexico City, Dr. Armando AhuedMembers of the Illinois Senate today welcomed the Honorable Secretary of Public Health of Mexico City, Dr. Armando Ahued, who delivered a speech on behalf of Dr. Miguel Angel Mancera, the mayor of Mexico City. Dr. Mancera was scheduled to speak before the body, but had to stay in Mexico due to a pollution crisis.

Dr. Ahued is a surgeon who graduated from the Autonomous Metropolitan University in Mexico. He has held the position of Secretary of Public Health since 2006. Dr. Ahued has promoted the well-being of his constituents based on the principles of education and access to preventive care as effective tools to preserve the public’s health. He is the leading force behind the program Doctor In Your Home, which seeks to provide free care to vulnerable people.

Dr. Ahued has a long career in Mexico’s public administration and has received many acknowledgments from the Mexican national Senate. He was named “Man of the Year” by the World Boxing Council, and is highly respected as a public official across the political spectrum in Mexico City’s General Assembly.

Click below to listen to Dr. Ahued’s remarks, or you can read his remarks in English by clicking here.

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