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.
PAHO Director Urges Countries of the Americas to Prepare for Early Identification of Possible Ebola Cases
The Region of the Americas should properly prepare itself to ensure early identification of possible cases of Ebola and to contain and prevent the continued transmission of the virus, said Carissa F. Etienne, Director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization ... Read More
New PAHO report: More than 7 suicides per hour in the Americas
Some 65,000 people take their own lives in the Americas each year—more than 7 per hour—according to a report released today by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO). ... Read More
El acceso universal a la salud y la cobertura universal de salud es el compromiso de toda la sociedad para promover la salud y el bienestar
La Directora de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud/ Organización Mundial de la Salud, Dra. Carissa Etienne, en el marco de la XXX RESSCAD en El Salvador, presentó la Estrategia para el Acceso Universal a la Salud y la Cobertura Universal de Salud y las ... Read More