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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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PALTEX, the Expanded Textbook and Instructional Materials Program, is a joint technical program between PAHEF and PAHO/WHO, provides books and instruments for students and health professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Between 2000 and 2004, PALTEX published 23 new books and training manuals, and sold a total of over 1 million books and instruments, bringing affordable knowledge to students and health workers at 520 participating universities and 60 participating social service health clinics in 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries.

For more information about the PALTEX program, please click here.