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/WHO Director in official country visit to St. Kitts and Nevis
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
New PAHO–Coimbra agreement will promote research for health in Brazilian universities
Under a new agreement with the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), the Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities (GCUB) will promote PAHO/WHO's Policy on Research for Health through a series of activities designed to strengthen cooperation and exchange of knowledge related ...Read More