About Dr. Carissa F. Etienne
Dr. Carissa F. Etienne was elected Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) by the Member States of the Organization on 19 September 2012 and began her five-year term on 1 February 2013. From March 2008 until 1 November 2012, Dr. Etienne served as Assistant Director-General for Health Systems and Services at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.
PAHO Director to address ALBA summit on Ebola preparedness in Latin America and the Caribbean
The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, is in Cuba this week to participate in a meeting of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – Peoples Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP, in Spanish), during which she will provide ... Read More
El acceso universal a la salud y la cobertura universal de salud es el compromiso de toda la sociedad para promover la salud y el bienestar
La Directora de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud/ Organización Mundial de la Salud, Dra. Carissa Etienne, en el marco de la XXX RESSCAD en El Salvador, presentó la Estrategia para el Acceso Universal a la Salud y la Cobertura Universal de Salud y las ... Read More
Special Lancet series shows universal health coverage is a feasible goal in Latin America and worldwide
Representatives of the U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Rockefeller Foundation, the World Bank, The Lancet, and the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) said a new Lancet series on universal health coverage in Latin America, published today, provides evidence and ... Read More