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Annual Report of the Director 1996


Mission of the Pan American Health Organization

The Pan American Sanitary Bureau is the Secretariat of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), an international agency specializing in health. Its mission is to cooperate technically with the Member Countries and to stimulate cooperation among them in order that, while maintaining a healthy environment and charting a course to sustainable human development, the peoples of the Americas may achieve Health for All and by All.

To the Member Countries of the
Pan American Health Organization

In accordance with the Constitution of the Pan American Health Organization, I have the honor to submit the 1996 annual report on technical cooperation activities of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau, Regional Office of the World Health Organization. Within the context of the strategic and programmatic orientations for the 1995-1998 quadrennium, defined by the Governing Bodies of the Pan American Health Organization, the report analyzes the salient activities of the Organization's technical cooperation program during 1995.

The report is complemented by the Interim Financial Report of the Director for the Year 1996.

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George A. O. Alleyne



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