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.
Dr. Carissa F. Etienne arrives in St. Lucia
Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Dr. Carissa F. Etienne arrived in St. Lucia on Sunday 14th September for a two day official visit. Dr. Etienne revealed that St. Lucia is the first OECS island she has visited since her appointment as PAHO ... Read More
PAHO Director is participating in multiple health events in Guyana
PAHO Director, Dr. Carissa Etienne, presently attending the Launch of the Presidential Commission on NCDs, the Launch of the Wellness Warriors and the Health Symposium in Guyana. These activities are being held at the Guyana National Convention Centre, Liliendaal. ... Read More
U.S. National Park Service and Pan American Health Organization partner to promote healthy living during Wellness Week
The U.S. National Park Service (NPS) is partnering with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO), to promote Wellness Week activities during the week of September 13-19. During Wellness Week, countries of the Americas join in a week of celebrations showcasing innovative, effective ways to ... Read More