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Public health administrator

Francisco Justiniano Dy, Philippine public health consultant. Decorated Legion of Merit (with oak leaf cluster); recipient Distinguished Service Star, Philippine Government, 1945; named Most Distinguished Alumnus University of Philippines Alumni Association, 1976; recipient 1st Class Health medal Republic of Vietnam, 1975, Ancient Order of Sikatuna, Philippine Government, 1979, Distinguished Order of Diplomatic Service, Republic of Korea, 1979.


Dy, Francisco Justiniano was born on September 17, 1912 in Manila, The Philippines.


Doctor of Medicine, University The Philippines, 1937. Master in Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 1942.


Assistant and Instructor, Institute of Hygiene, University of Philippines 1938-1941. United States Army 1942-1945. Senior Surgeon, United States Public Health Service 1945-1946.

Consultant and Chief of Malaria Division, United States Public Health Service Rehabilitation Programme in Philippines 1946-1950. Professor, of Malariology and Chairman Department, of Parasitology, Institute of Hygiene, University of Philippines 1950-1952. Deputy Chief, Malaria Section, World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva 1950-1951.

Regional Malaria Adviser, WHO, for W. Pacific Region 1951-1957. Director of Health Services, WHO Regional Office for W. Pacific 1958-1966, Regional Director of WHO for W. Pacific 1966-1979, Regional Director Emeritus since 1979. Professor, of Community Medicine, University of Philippines since 1969.


Lieutenant colonel United States Army, 1942-1945. Fellow Philippine Public Health Association, Philippine Association for Advancement of Science (founder). Member Philippine National Science Society, Delta Omega.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: planting fruit trees.


Son of Technology C. and Epifania Marquez )Justiniano) D. Married Fe Lakandola De la Fuente (deceased July 1986). Children: Fe Josefina, Francisco Junior, Francisco III, Fay Jeanelle.

Technology Dy

Fe Lakandola De la Fuente

Francisco III Dy

Fay Jeanelle Dy

Francisco Junior Dy

Fe Josefina Dy