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Washington DC, July 15, 2019 (PAHO) - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Ibero-American Medicines Authorities Network (known in Spanish as Red EAMI), held the seminar on "Regulation of medical devices in Ibero-American: Collaboration between the Red EAMI and the PAHO Regional Working Group on Medical Devices Regulation", in Montevideo, Uruguay, from 8-12 July, 2019.


Washington, DC, 19 July 2019 (PAHO) - More than 30 representatives from Ministries of Health (MOH) and chief nursing officers (CNOs) from 18 countries in the Caribbean, USA and Canada came together in Miami, US, from 17-19 July 2019, to participate in a workshop on the National Health Workforce Accounts (NHWA) organized by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). The meeting aimed at exploring ways to strengthen health workforce information and evidence in the Region and define roadmaps for countries’ progressive implementation of NHWA.


Washington DC, July 2019 (PAHO / WHO) - The Pan American Health Organization published the updated version of the List of Priority Medical Devices for the First Level of Care according to the needs of the countries of the Americas. In order to reflect the health problems that generate the greatest burden of disease for the population of the Region, the preliminary list was prepared based on a review of the World Health Organization Clinical Practice Guidelines, which was then subjected to a validation process.


Washington, DC, 24 June 2019 (PAHO)- The Expert Committee for the Regulatory Landscape of the Americas met to discuss the scope and depth of a report that will landscape the industry and regulatory systems in the Americas. 


lihp 2019

Washington, D.C., 20 June 2019 (PAHO) — Thirty-five professionals in public health, international relations and related fields, from 26 countries in the Americas, started the 2019 session of the Pan American Health Organization’s (PAHO) Edmundo Granda Ugalde Leaders in International Health program (LIHP).