The countries of the Americas have made important health progress in recent years in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO). Here we present highlights of that progress as reflected in key indicators drawn from the PAHO Strategic Plan 2008-2013, the first results-based strategic plan in PAHO’s history.
This compendium includes the technical specifications for the outcome indicators of the PAHO Strategic Plan (SP) 2014-2019. The compendium provides definitions and measurement criteria using a standard template for all indicators, as recommended by the Countries Consultative Group (CCG) for the development of the SP 2014-2019.
"This ambitious Plan is the product of intensive consultation and collaboration with member States and staff across the Organization. It provides a clear direction for the coming years, allowing the Organization to remain in the forefront of efforts to improve the health and quality of life of the peoples of the Americas." Dr. Carissa F. Etienne - Director, PAHO
This publication includes the basic documents pertaining to the governance of the Pan American Health Organization, including the Pan American Sanitary Code; the constitutions of the Pan American Health Organization and of the World Health Organization; the Rules of Procedure of the Pan American Sanitary Conference, the Directing Council, and the Executive Committee; and the Financial Regulations of the Pan American Health Organization.