Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) – Bias and Credibility

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) - Pro Science - Credible

Factual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence based through the use of credible scientific sourcing.  Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased and does not use emotional words.  These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias, but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.

  • Overall, we rate PAHO Pro-Science based on the publication of evidence-based, well-sourced information.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic


The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is an international public health agency working to improve health and living standards of the people of the Americas. It was founded in December 1902.

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Funded by / Ownership

They are part of the United Nations system, serving as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization, and as the health organization of the Inter-American System.

Analysis / Bias

In review, PAHO’s mission is to strengthen national and local health systems and improve the health of the people of the Americas. PAHO promotes universal health coverage and universal access to health and strengthening of health systems based on primary health care strategies. This is an evidence-based website.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate PAHO Pro-Science based on the publication of evidence-based, well-sourced information. (D. Van Zandt 6/10/2018) Updated (02/02/2022)


Last Updated on July 18, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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