The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Overview

Sector

Health

Website

http://www.paho.org/en

Country

United States of America

SDG

03 - Good Health and Well-being

Organization Type

Regional Organization

URL

http://www.paho.org/en

Description

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is the specialized international health agency for the Americas. It works with countries throughout the region to improve and protect people's health. PAHO engages in technical cooperation with its member countries to fight communicable and noncommunicable diseases and their causes, to strengthen health systems, and to respond to emergencies and disasters.PAHO is committed to ensuring that all people have access to the health care they need, when they need it, with quality and without fear of falling into poverty. Through its work, PAHO promotes and supports the right of everyone to good health.

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