Dr. Carissa F. Etienne – Director, Pan American Health Organization |


PAHO Director Emeritus Sir George A.O. Alleyne: dramatic global health gains are possible by 2035

Former Director of the Pan American Health Organization Sir George A.O. Alleyne led a lively discussion on the value of investing in health today when he shared the findings of the recent Lancet Commission report “Global health 2035: a world converging within a generation.” ...  Read More


PAHO Director meets with the minister of health of Buenos Aires province

The director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, met today with Alejandro Collia, minister of health of the province of Buenos Aires. Collia described recent health initiatives in his province that could be shared and replicated in other ...  Read More

"Small bites can be big threats," experts warn on World Health Day

Mosquitoes, ticks, flies and other insects can be far more than a nuisance. The diseases they carry-malaria, dengue, yellow fever, West Nile virus, Lyme disease and many others-can cause serious illness and in some cases death. In the Americas, one out of ...  Read More