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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,


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


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.


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

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


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.

Therapeutic Community

Epifania Marquez

Fe Lakandola De la Fuente

Fe Josefina Dy

Francisco Junior Dy

Francisco III Dy

Fay Jeanelle Dy