Global Health Week in pictures

The event featured a visit with the former president and health minister of Ecuador, an international fair and education about outreach efforts

Alfredo Palacio, MD, former president and health minister of Ecuador, responds to questions from Washington University in St. Louis students Nancy Landaverde (left) and Vanessa Salazar, after joining them and other students for lunch in the Danforth University Center on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Palacio’s visit was a highlight of the university’s Global Health Week, which included events on the Danforth and Medical campuses and at the St. Louis Zoo. During Palacio’s medical training, he spent two years at Washington University School of Medicine on a cardiology fellowship.
(Credit: Sid Hastings/WUSTL Photos)