39624020270 d07b3e460a zThe Office for Equity, Gender, and Cultural Diversity (EGC) focus its work on promoting and advancing the PAHO's efforts to achieve health equity, with a focus on addressing gender and ethnic inequalities in health. These efforts are at the core of PAHO's priority objective to achieve Universal Health in the Region. 

By mainstreaming equity, gender, and cultural diversity considerations and approaches in all aspects of PAHO's work, we support the countries of the Region of the Americas by strengthening capacities and developing methodologies and tools to integrate equity in all aspects of health policies, plans, and programs in countries and at the regional level. EGC also focuses on generating evidence and analysis to inform policy to advance equity and equality in health.