About Dr. Carissa F. Etienne
Dr. Carissa F. Etienne was elected Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) by the Member States of the Organization on 19 September 2012 and began 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 in Geneva, Switzerland.
OPS/OMS y aliados estratégicos analizan mecanismos para fortalecer la cooperación entre países para el desarrollo de la salud en las Américas
La Organización Panamericana de la Salud/ Organización Mundial de la Salud (OPS/OMS) reunió esta semana a delegados de países miembros, representantes de organismos internacionales y a otros socios estratégicos, para establecer mecanismos que promuevan la cooperación entre países para el desarrollo de ... Read More
PAHO/WHO Director in official country visit to St. Kitts and Nevis and Antigua and Barbuda
Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, Director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), visited St. Kitts and Nevis visited week for an official country visit and to participate in a meeting of PAHO/WHO representatives stationed in the Caribbean. ... Read More
PAHO/WHO supports CDC-led effort to eliminate malaria on Hispaniola by 2020
The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has joined a collaborative effort led by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that seeks to eliminate indigenous cases of malaria on the island of Hispaniola by 2020. ...Read More