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.
WHO Executive Board meets in Geneva to discuss global health issues
The Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) is meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, this week and next (25 Jan. to 3 Feb.) to discuss global health issues including antimicrobial resistance, the International Health Regulations, adolescent health, and health and the environment, ... Read More
Isabella Danel, former CDC official, sworn in as PAHO/WHO Deputy Director
Dr. Isabella Danel, a U.S. citizen and former official of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), was sworn in today as the new Deputy Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office for the Americas of the World ... Read More
Directora de la OPS recibió invitación para asistir a la VII Cumbre de las Américas que se realizará en Panamá en abril
La Directora de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud/Organización Mundial de la Salud (OPS/OMS), Carissa F. Etienne, recibió la invitación formal del gobierno de Panamá para participar en la VII Cumbre de las Américas, que se celebrará entre el 10 y 11 ...Read More