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FRANCISCO JUSTINIANO DY, Diplomat, Official. Regional Director, Regional Office for the Western Pacific, World Health Organization. Most Distinguished Alumnus, School of Medicine, University of Philippines, 45; Distinguished Alumnus, University of Philippines, 66; Legion of Merit, United States; Distinguished Service Star, Philippines. National Research Council of Philippines; Fellow, Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science; Fellow,

Background

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

Education

University of the Philippines, 1930-1932, Associate in Arts, 1932-1937, Doctor of Medicine. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1941-1942, Master of Public Health. Spoken languages: Filipino.

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Public health admin, community medicine, international health. Gardening, cooking.

Connections

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

father:
Therapeutic Community

mother:
Epifania Marquez

spouse:
Fe Lakandola De la Fuente

children:
Fe Josefina Dy

Francisco Junior Dy

Francisco III Dy

Fay Jeanelle Dy