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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

PAHEF at Work » Success Stories 

A PAHEF seed grant helped to launch a virtual campus of public health, a pioneering PAHO/WHO project with 14 partnering public health institutions in the Americas.

  • A successful pilot project was completed in El Salvador training 47 hospital executives, and in Mexico, training 87 regional public health directors.
  • Formulated a core of 15 virtual courses.
  • Trained 150 public health professionals from 6 countries in management of human resources.