A Century of Public Health in the Americas: A PAHO Family Album

Since its founding in 1902, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has been a central part of a century-long pursuit to bring health to all the peoples of the Americas. The world's oldest international health organization, PAHO has a history that is rich with the stories of dedicated individuals who faced major challenges and who, in many cases, achieved remarkable success. This "PAHO Family Album" salutes their valuable work and their accomplishments of 100 years of Pan American efforts in public health.

Originally published in "Perspectives in Health Magazine, The Magazine of the Pan American Health Organization," Volume 7, Number 1, 2002