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“Our goal must be a world in which good health is a pillar of individual well-being, national progress, and international stability and peace. This cannot be achieved without partnerships involving governments, international organizations, the business community, and civil society.”

— Kofi A. Annan, ex-Secretary-General of the United Nations

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The 2008 Call for Nominations is closed.

Through 11 August 2008, the Foundation is accepting nominations for the Moore Award. Nominees may be national or local non-governmental or private organizations located in Latin America or the Caribbean, whose work has resulted in outstanding contributions in public health.

Staff members in active service of PAHO, WHO, and other UN agencies; current official representatives to PAHO's governing bodies (i.e., Ministers of Health); sitting members of the Foundation's board of trustees; and members of the Clarence Moore Award Jury are ineligible to receive the award.

To be considered, the nomination must be completed in its entirety.

To make a nomination, please submit and address a letter of introduction signed by the nominator (no longer than two pages on official letterhead) and a completed nomination form to the Clarence H. Moore Award Jury. The letter provides an opportunity to demonstrate the positive impact on health that the organizationís work has had.

Both the letter and completed nomination form must be signed and in English or Spanish. If the letter and nomination form are submitted electronically, they must have an electronic signature. Any unsigned and incomplete documents will not be considered.

An organization may nominate itself, but it is strongly suggested that the nomination package also include a letter of support from someone not affiliated with the organization.

Submitted items other than the letter, check list, and completed application form will not be considered by the jury. Nominations must be received no later than 11 August 2008. Nominations received after this date will not be accepted. We suggest sending the nomination at least 3 weeks before the deadline.

Please submit the completed nomination form, the letter, and a completed check list to the:

Download the 2008 Nomination Form (PDF)

Clarence H. Moore Award Jury
Pan American Health and Education Foundation                           
525 23rd Street NW
Washington, DC 20037

Download the 2008 Nomination Form


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Phone: 202-974-3416
Fax: 202-974-3636




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