PAHO was founded in 1902 and is the world's oldest international public health agency working to improve the health and well-being of people in the Americas. Its mission is to provide technical cooperation and advice to its Member States and other partners in order to promote equity in health, combat disease and improve the quality of life of the peoples of the Americas.
To carry out its mission to strengthen national and local health systems, the Pan American Health Organization is continuously striving to enhance its human capital. The Organization invites applications from persons who meet not only the technical qualifications required for each position, but also have the ability to perform in a multicultural environment and share the Organization's values of excellence, integrity and teamwork. PAHO/WHO is committed to workforce diversity. PAHO/WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. Applications from women and nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged. For additional information, visit our Employment Homepage.
When applying carefully follow the instructions provided on the vacancy notice. Be sure to all the required documentation as incomplete applications may not be considered. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. Consultants shall perform the work as independent contractors in a personal capacity and not represent any entity or authority. The execution of the work under a consultant contract does not create an employer/employee relationship between PAHO and the Consultant.