The unit of Planning and Budget is a strategic unit of the Organization in charge of the management and implementation of key strategic initiatives, e.g. the PAHO Strategic Plan 2008-2012, PAHO Biennial Program and Budget, the PAHO Result-Based Management (RBM) Framework and Horizontal Team-Oriented Organization and related issues.
The mission of PBU is to lead the:
- Strategic planning and budgeting process of PAHO, including the development of the Organizations Strategic Plan and its Program and Budget, and the Operational planning process, including the elaboration of organizational entities´ Biennial Workplans;
- Performance Monitoring and Assessment process of the PAHO Strategic Plan, including reporting to the Organization᾽s Governing Bodies;
- Provision of technical support for the elaboration of voluntary contributions projects and programs, and the resource coordination function in the Organization; and
- The process of on-going improvements to the effectiveness and institutional development of the Organization.