Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, Director of the Pan American Health Organization and Regional Director of WHO Regional Office for the Americas, extends her deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of those lost in the tragic crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, as well as to our UN colleagues and partners in regard to the untimely passing of the 21 United Nations personnel, on 10 March 2019.

We stand with our UN family to honor those lost in this tragedy and know that their presence will be greatly missed.