2018

  • 07 May 2018

    Uniting for Health Innovation Debuts: After 50 Years of Service, PAHO Foundation Refreshes to Deliver Health Solutions for the 21st Century

    As we near the end of the first decade of the 21stcentury, we can clearly see that while a host of medical triumphs have led to longer, healthier lives, there is certainly much work to be done. Illnesses like obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease seem to be unstoppable.  We are not prepared to face potential influenza pandemics, bioterrorism, or infectious diseases like Ebola which can be unexpected, incurable, and unusual in many aspects of their transmission.  The problems are compounded by a world seemingly smaller than ever where people from all cultures can quickly spread emerging viruses around the world in not months or days but just hours.  And addressing all of this is a health care landscape crowded with multiple organizations individually addressing the same challenges

  • 04 Apr 2018

    Uniting for Health Innovation Debuts: After 50 Years of Service, A New Chapter for PAHO Foundation

    ATLANTA, GA – April 3, 2018 -- PAHO Foundation, the region’s premiere philanthropic health organization working to stem a wide range of public health threats, has transitioned into Uniting for Health Innovation (UfHI), President and CEO Dr. Jennie Ward-Robinson announced today. Founded in 1968, the organization was created to mobilize resources, convene leaders and collaborate with partners to deliver a profound and positive impact on seemingly intractable problems undermining the health and