The 全球官网电子游戏 (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, 加强卫生系统, 应对紧急情况和灾难.
PAHO is committed to ensuring that all people have access to the health care they need, 当他们需要的时候, 有质量，不用担心陷入贫困. Through its work, PAHO promotes and supports the right of everyone to good health.
为了推进这些目标, PAHO promotes technical cooperation between countries and works in partnership with ministries of health and other government agencies, 民间社会组织, 其他国际机构, 大学, 社会保障机构, 社区团体, 以及其他合作伙伴. PAHO promotes the inclusion of health in all public policies and the engagement of all sectors in efforts to ensure that people live longer, 更健康的生活, 健康是他们最宝贵的资源.
PAHO has 35 成员国 and four Associate Members in the region. 在他们的领导下, PAHO sets regional health priorities and mobilizes action to address health problems that respect no borders and that, 在很多情况下, 危及卫生系统的可持续性.
PAHO wears two institutional hats: it is the specialized health agency of the Inter-American System and also serves as Regional Office for the Americas of the 世界卫生组织 (WHO), 联合国的专门卫生机构.
从华盛顿特区.C., 总部, 27 country offices and three specialized centers in the region, PAHO promotes evidence-based decision-making to improve and promote health as a driver of sustainable development.
在其110多年的历史中, PAHO has played a key role in important hemispheric health achievements, 包括:
In 1870, 一场黄热病席卷了巴西, 巴拉圭, 乌拉圭, 阿根廷和, 八年内, 已经传播到了美国, 在那里它杀死了20多人,000人. 海上运输, which was expanding rapidly along with international trade, was the main channel for the international spread of disease at the end of the 19th century. The need to control the spread of epidemics from one country to another to protect people's health and countries' economies led to the creation in December 1902 of what is today known as the 全球官网电子游戏. [阅读全球官网电子游戏...]
PAHO's main governing bodies are the 泛美卫生会议, 指导委员会, 及执行委员会.
PAHO is financed through quota contributions from its 成员国, 谁分配, 还有来自政府的自愿捐款, 国际组织, 以及公共和私营部门.