PAHEFPan American Health and Education Foundation
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Initially, PAHEF was founded to manage PALTEX (The Expanded Textbook and Instructional Materials Program), a joint technical cooperation program of the foundation and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) that has provided more than six million books and instruments to students and health professionals.
PAHEF is an independent philanthropic organization working to combat disease, lengthen life, improve health care services, foster health research and enhance capacities of health care workers primarily in the Americas through grant-making and direct program implementation.
Horwitz, who served as the PAHO director and as PAHEF president for 25 years.