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Washington, DC, 22 April, 2019 (PAHO/WHO)- Pan American Schools and Faculties of Medicine signed a statement that proposes guidelines on how to transform workforce training to improve health care and respond to health systems needs based on primary health care. 

Washington D.C. 21 March 2019 (PAHO/WHO) – Delegates from 26 countries of the Americas met in Washington, D.C., from 19-20 March, to review and discuss the proposed new “Strategy and Plan of Action to improve the Quality of Comprehensive, People , Family-, and Community-centered Health Services.”

Washington D.C. 19 March 2019 (PAHO/WHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) organized a Caribbean-node meeting to discuss progress of the Regional Action Plan for Universal Access to Safe Blood 2014-2019 with representatives of national blood programs and services from countries and territories in the Caribbean. The session took place in PAHO Headquartes, Washington D.C., from 18-19 March 2019.

Washington, D.C., 13 February, 2019 (PAHO) - Forty-six institutions from nine countries of the Americas collaborate with programs of the Department of Health Systems and Services, on areas such as nursing, health technologies, medicines, primary health care, bioethics, health science education, among others. According to a recently published report, there are 190 active PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centres in 16 countries in the Americas.

Washington D.C., 27 February, 2019 (PAHO) - The Pan American Organization organized a workshop on “Strengthening Human Resources for Health (HRH) Planning for the implementation of Belize´s HRH Strategic Plan”, which took place in Belize, from 26 to 28 February 2019. The goal of the initiative was to enhance the capacity of participants to develop effective health workforce strategies and interventions.