Written by Monique Karijopawiro
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 08:50
Dr. Carissa F. Etienne was elected Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) by the PAHO Member States on 19 September 2012 and will begin 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 (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to that, as Assistant Director of PAHO from July 2003 to February 2008, she led five technical areas—Health Systems and Services, Technology and Health Services Delivery, Health Surveillance and Disease Management, Family and Community Health, and Sustainable Development and Environmental Health.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 09:06