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grupo pharma2018

From 2-4 October, 2018, delegates from 24 countries of the Region participated in the XI Pan American Conference on Pharmaceutical Education (PCFE), in Quito, Ecuador, to promote cooperation and debate among pharmacy faculties and schools in the Americas.

During the meeting, participants agreed on the "Declaration 2018 of the Mission, Principles and Elements of Pharmaceutical Education in the Americas", which seeks to serve as a framework for the implementation of professional objectives and profiles, curricula, competences, practices and other actions related to pharmacy careers in the countries of the Americas.

hsr2018 simposio oct 2018

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) participated at the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, which took place from 8 to 12 October, 2018 in Liverpool, UK, with the theme “Advancing Health Systems for All in the Sustainable Development Goal Era”.

More than 2000 delegates, including health policy and system research scholars, practitioners, funders, policy actors, and community activists, joined the Forum to take forward conversations and collaborations on new ways of financing health, delivering services and engaging the health workforce, and new social and political alliances to promote health for all.

grupo ix credparf 2018

More than 160 national participants from regulatory authorities and health experts from the Americas met at the IX Conference of the Pan American Network for Drug Harmonization (CPANDRH) in San Salvador, El Salvador, from Oct. 24-26, 2018. The conference marked the first time the conference took place in a Central American country.

The theme of the three-day conference was "Commemorating 20 years of PANDRH and 40 years of Alma-Ata: The contributions of regulatory harmonization on achieving Health for All.”, History has demonstrated that countries can work together, under the leadership of the Pan American Health Organization, to address major health problems and ensure access to safe, effective and quality medicines in the Americas," said Leonor de Acosta, National Drug Administration of El Salvador. “

Alma Ata 40 icono 2018

Forty years ago, the Region of the Americas played a critical role in the development and negotiation of the Alma-Ata Declaration, which identified primary health care as a central strategy to the goal of health for all and a comprehensive approach to the organization of health systems. Since then, the values and principles of primary health care, which include the right to health, equity, solidarity, social justice and participation, and multisectoral action, among others, have formed the basis of many PAHO mandates and have guided health systems transformation in the Region.

caricom health financing 3 2018 eng

Washington D.C, 30 August 2018 (PAHO/WHO) – The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) held a Subregional Dialogue on Health Financing in the Caribbean, on August 28-29, 2018 in Barbados, as part of the CARICOM Member States commitment to advance towards Universal Health.

The Subregional Dialogue brought together high-level government officials, international experts and subregional partners to discuss the main challenges on financing health services in the Caribbean and identify opportunities for strengthening subregional collaboration to tackle common challenges jointly.

Participants shared evidence and lessons learned from country experiences in the Caribbean, as well as from Canada, Costa Rica, Estonia, Uruguay, and the United States.