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Washington, DC, 20 January, 2018 (PAHO/WHO)- Nearly 70 professionals from National Regulatory Authorities for Medicines of 18 countries of the Americas completed the virtual course on "Sanitary Regulation of Biological and Biotechnological Products - Edition 2018" of the Virtual Campus of Public Health of the Pan American Health Organization (VCPH/PAHO).


Washington, DC, 14 January, 2019 (PAHO/WHO)- The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization, together with the College of Nursing of Riberão Preto at the University of São Paulo, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for Nursing Research Development, is supporting the training of 13 nurses in Guyana in Master's and Doctoral programs offered at the university in Brazil.


More than 170 health professionals from 17 countries of the Americas finished the virtual course on "Integrated health services networks (IHSN): from concept to action”, at the Virtual Campus of Public Health of the Pan American Health Organization (VCPH).


172x912015-lanzamiento-mais-medicosEl programa de acogida 2015 de los colaboradores cubanos que se incorporan al programa Mais Médicos, fue lanzado en La Habana el pasado 15 de septiembre.  El programa de acogida tiene una duración de un mes, en el que aproximadamente 500 cubanos participan de una inmersión en el idioma portugués a cargo de profesores brasileños, así como de una familiarización con la atención primaria en el Sistema Único de Salud Brasileo. 

Para más información visite la página web de la OPS/OMS Representación de Cuba.


redetsa arg mt nov2018

Washington DC, November 8, 2018 (PAHO/WHO) -More than 190 experts and health authorities of the Americas met at the X Meeting of the Health Technology Assessment Network of the Americas (RedETSA), on 7-8 November, in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The objective of the X Meeting was to discuss the role of the Health Technology Assessment in expanding effective and equitable access to medicine. The opening session was in charge of the Secretary of Health of Argentina, Adolfo Rubinstein, and the PAHO/WHO Representative in Argentina, Maureen Birmingham. During the meeting the participants discussed several topics, that included Adolfo Rubinstein´s presentation on the role of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in the progress towards Universal Health Coverage; and Analía Porrás, Chief of the Medicines and Health Technologies Unit at PAHO, presented on strategies to expand access and rational use of medicines and other strategic and high-cost health technologies.