The Strategic Fund of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is a regional mechanism for pooled procurement of essential medicines and strategic public health supplies for the countries of the Americas. The purpose of the Fund is to improve access to quality, safe and effective medicines and health supplies, while ensuring affordability, and promoting efficient and sustainable health systems. The Strategic Fund is a central component of the PAHO’s strategy to move towards universal health.
Vision: Improve the health and well-being of peoples and contribute to the advancement of universal health in the Americas, by strengthening health systems and improving equitable access to safe, effective and quality medicines and other priority public health supplies.
Washington, DC. 2018