Pan American Health Organization
(69 words)

General Profile

An international public health agency whose purpose is to improve health and living standards with the Americas. It promotes primary health care strategies and targets the most vulnerable groups such as the poor, the displaced, the elderly and children.

Director: Dr Carissa Etienne

Pan American Health Organization, 525 23rd Street, NW, Washington DC 20337, USA. Tel: +1 202 974 3000, fax: +1 202 974 3663, URL:

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“Pan American Health Organization”, in: International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who, Edited by: Jennifer Dilworth, Megan Stuart-Jones. Consulted online on 12 December 2018 <>

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