Pan American Sanitary Bureau (PASB)

Bureau sanitaire panaméricain
Oficina Sanitaria Panamericana

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1902-12 Washington DC USA


Dec 1902, Washington DC (USA), as International Sanitary Bureau -- Bureau sanitaire international, at 1st General International Convention of the American Republics. Current title adopted in 1923. On setting up of the Pan American Sanitary Organization -- Organisation sanitaire panaméricaine -- Organización Sanitaria Panamericana, 1947, PASB became Executive Organ of that body, which is currently E-XE3060 - Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and is one of 6 specialized organizations of D-XD3030 - OAS. At the same time, PASB is linked to the United Nations System in that it serves within B-XB3548 - WHO as WHO Regional Office for the Americas (AMRO) -- Bureau régional de l'OMS pour les Amériques -- Oficina Regional de la OMS para las Américas. PASB is therefore also known as Pan American Sanitary Bureau / WHO Regional Office for the Americas (PASB/AMRO).


Provide technical support and leadership to PAHO Member States as they pursue the goal of health for all and the values therein.


Executive Management: Director; Deputy Director; Assistant Director. Offices: Country and Sub-regional Coordination; Legal Counsel; Chief of Staff; Internal Oversight and Evaluation Services; Ethics Office; Ombudsman. Departments; Units; Special Program. Panamerican Centers (3): E-XE6824 - Latin American and Caribbean Centre on Health Sciences Information (BIREME); E-XE9292 - Latin American Center for Perinatology/Unit of Woman and Reproductive Health (CLAP/WR); E-XE8387 - Pan American Foot-and-Mouth Disease Center (PAFMDC). Country Offices.

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GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation



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