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Juan Silva

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An ophthalmologist by training, Dr. Juan Carlos Silva has worked since 1991 as the visual health regional advisor for Latin America and the Caribbean at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the regional office of the World Health Organization (WHO). Silva devotes most of his time to program analysis, and he works closely with country teams in planning and program development. In 2007, Silva was appointed as the WHO-PAHO liaison for work with the Roman Catholic Church in Colombia. In 2002 he received a graduate certificate in public health in the community health promotion and education track and a MPH at Johns Hopkins University in 2004.