Monthly Archives: April 2020


Dear members of WAS  I am pleased to announce that Luis Perelman is the new Secretary General/Treasurer of WAS.Luis will continue to build on the work done by Ítor Finotelli with whom I worked collaboratively and very successfully for more than two and a half years.In this transition period I would like to emphasize and thank the work that Ítor has done for WAS as Secretary General/Treasurer. Ítor played a very relevant role in reorganizing the financial component of WAS, fixing long-term unresolved banking issues, and assisting in structuring WAS organization in terms of procedures and systematization of information. We worked collaboratively for a long (more…)


Dear colleagues, In these very difficult and trying times due to the COVID 19 pandemic I would like to share with all a message of solidarity and hope. In fact we are living an extraordinary challenge that threatens our health systems at the global level and also our way of life. An increasing number of countries from all continents are now living in exceptional or emergency state with several limitations to basic individual rights (mandatory confinement) and with a significant risk of collapse from national health systems and economic and social institutions endangering two of the most basic human rights – the (more…)