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Public Health in Latin America and the Caribbean Region

This guide covers the main electronic resources as well as international programs and institutions pertaining to public health in Latin America and the Caribbean region.

WHO - World Health Organization

"WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends."