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Descriptor English: Pan American Health Organization
Descriptor Spanish: Organización Panamericana de la Salud
Descriptor Portuguese: Organização Pan-Americana da Saúde
Descriptor French: Organisation panaméricaine de la santé
Entry term(s): PAHO
Tree number(s): N03.540.514.718.800.628
SH1.010.020.030.040
SP1.021.137.168.044.020
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010175
Scope note: WHO regional office for the Americas acting as a coordinating agency for the improvement of health conditions in the hemisphere. The four main functions are: control or eradication of communicable diseases, strengthening of national and local health services, education and training, and research.
Annotation: CATALOGER: Use NAF entry
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
HI history
OG organization & administration
Previous Indexing: International Agencies (1966-1972)
World Health Organization (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73
Entry Version: PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGAN
DeCS ID: 10363
Unique ID: D010175
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/05
Pan American Health Organization - Preferred
Concept UI M0015786
Scope note WHO regional office for the Americas acting as a coordinating agency for the improvement of health conditions in the hemisphere. The four main functions are: control or eradication of communicable diseases, strengthening of national and local health services, education and training, and research.
Preferred term Pan American Health Organization
Entry term(s) PAHO



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