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


PAHO Director welcomes regulation of food industry to curb obesity

Countries in the Americas—which have the highest obesity rates in the world—are fighting the obesity epidemic with new, stricter regulations on food labeling, promotion and advertising. ...  Read More


Directora de OPS/OMS participa en Ecuador de conferencia sobre etiquetado, alimentación saludable y obesidad

La Directora de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud/Organización Mundial de la Salud (OPS/OMS), Carissa F. Etienne, participa de la Conferencia Internacional sobre Etiquetado y Políticas Fiscales en Alimentación Saludable y Prevención de la Obesidad, que tiene lugar el 28 y 29 de agosto en Ecuador. ...  Read More

Drug regulatory authorities from 120 countries exchange experiences in Brazil

Representatives of drug regulatory agencies from 120 Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO) are in Brazil this week for the 16th International Conference of Drug Regulatory Authorities (ICDRA), taking place in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 24 to 29. ...  Read More