The Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) (www.pahef.org/awards/)is pleased to announce the extension of the deadline for the 2009 Call for Nominations of the Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health Program to Monday, June 1, 2009, 5:00 p.m. Washington DC time.
The foundation is proud to administer this joint program with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). This program started in 1975 with the creation of the Abraham Horwitz Award for Leadership in Inter-American Health. Recipients of each award are recognized with a certificate of honor, a monetary award, and a paid trip to Washington DC.
Again, the deadline for submission of nominations for the five awards is now Monday, June, 1, 2009, 5:00 p.m. Washington DC time.
Abraham Horwitz Award for Leadership in Inter-American Health
Pedro N. Acha Award for Veterinary Public Health
Clarence Moore Award for Voluntary Service
Fred L. Soper Award for Excellence in Health Literature
Manuel Velasco-Suárez Award in Bioethics
Please be advised that the nomination process has changed. Now all award nominations must be submitted through an on-line application form.
We encourage you to forward this announcement to your friends and colleagues in Latin America and the Caribbean who may be eligible and share our interest in improving the health of the people of the Americas.