White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy visits with Ministers of Health of Latin American republics in the Rose Garden. Visitors present include: Minister of Welfare and Public Health of Argentina, Dr. Tiburcio Padilla; Director of the National Public Health Service of Bolivia, Dr. Francisco Torres Bracamonte; Minister of Health of Brazil, Dr. Paulo Pinheiro Chagas; Minister of Public Health of Chile, Dr. Benjamín Cid; Minister of Public Health of Colombia, Dr. José Félix Patiño; Minister of Public Health of Costa Rica, Dr. Max Terán Valls; Secretary of State for Health and Social Welfare of the Dominican Republic, Dr. Samuel Mendoza Moya; Minister of Social Welfare and Public Health of Ecuador, Dr. Luis Pallares Zaldumbide; Minister of Public Health and Social Welfare of El Salvador, Dr. Ernesto R. Lima; representative of the Minister of Public Health and Welfare of Guatemala, Dr. Roberto Arroyave; Under Secretary of Public Health and Welfare of Honduras, Dr. Carlos A. Javier; Secretary of Public Health and Welfare of Mexico, Dr. José Alvarez-Amezquita; Vice Minister of Public Health of Nicaragua, Dr. Constantino Mendieta Rodríguez; Minister of Labor, Social Welfare, and Public Health of Panama, Dr. Bernardino González Ruiz; Minister of Public Health and Social Welfare of Paraguay, Dr. Dionisio González Torres; Minister of Public Health and Welfare of Peru, General Dr. Víctor Solano Castro; Minister of Public Health of Uruguay, Dr. Aparicio Méndez; Minister of Public Health and Welfare of Venezuela, Dr. Arnoldo Gabaldón; Ambassador of Haiti, Dr. Louis Mars; Surgeon General of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS), Dr. Luther L. Terry; Assistant Administrator for Human Resources and Social Development for the Agency for International Development (AID), Dr. Leona Baumgartner; Assistant Surgeon General of the USPHS, Dr. James Watt. Also pictured: Special Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Dr. Jerome Wiesner; New York Times photographer, George Tames. White House, Washington, D.C.