The appointment of the next Director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau (PASB) will take place at the 30th Pan American Sanitary Conference in September 2022.
The process of electing the Director of PASB began in March 2022, when the President of the Executive Committee of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) invited all Member States, Participating States, and Associate Members to submit nominations for this position.
The President of the Executive Committee of PAHO released on June 1, 2022, the list of candidates nominated by Member States to lead the Organization in the next five years. On 15 September, the President of the Executive Committee of PAHO reported that the Government of Colombia has withdrawn the candidacy of Dr. Fernando Ruíz Gómez. In this regard, the list of candidates nominated for the post of Director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau has been amended as follows:
- Dr. Camilo Alleyne (nominated by Panama)
- Dr. Jarbas Barbosa Da Silva Jr. (nominated by Brazil)
- Dr. Florence Duperval Guillaume (nominated by Haiti)
- Dr. Nadine Flora Gasman Zylbermann (nominated by Mexico)
- Dr. Daniel Salinas (nominated by Uruguay)
The President of the Executive Committee shared with PAHO Member States, Participating States, and Associate Members the letters of nomination, along with a detailed curriculum vitae presented by each candidate.
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