Health Surveillance and Disease
Prevention and Control
This page outlines the mission, focus, and priority areas of the PAHO Technical Area for Health Surveillance and Disease Prevention and Control (HSD), which includes four Technical Projects and one Regional Pan American Center under its umbrella.
Each Technical Project is headed by a Project Coordinator / Senior Advisor and encompasses several teams, each headed by a Regional Advisor.
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Promote, coordinate, and implement technical-cooperation activities that are sound and appropriate for the culture and society directed to the prevention, control, and elimination of communicable and noncommunicable diseases and zoonoses.
Strive to achieve sustainable impact through strengthened country capacity and effective inter-country collaboration.
Collaborate to strengthen sustainable capacity in Member Countries at the individual and collective levels to measure, prevent, control, and eliminate disease.
Assist Member Countries in the development of health-situation analysis for policy- and decision-making.