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Washington,D,C. / Brasilia, 18 de agosto de 2015.  Con el objetivo de ampliar la formación académica de médicos y dar sostenibilidad al Sistema Único de Salud (SUS), Brasil abrirá nuevas facultades de medicina en 22 ciudades del interior.

La "Formación de Doctores para el SUS" es el primer eje del programa "Mais Médicos", el cual favorece el aumento cuantitativo y la diversificación geográfica de la oferta de cupos para estudiar medicina en las regiones con carencia acentuada de profesionales.


enfe colloquio cuba 2018

From 5-9 November, 2018, delegates from more than 20 countries of the Region participated at the XVI Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium, in La Habana, Cuba, with the theme “Contribution of Nursing in Primary Health Care for Universal Health."  “The colloquium is a great opportunity to discuss the advance of nursing education and to contribute to the training of researchers in this discipline”, said Silvia Cassiani, Advisor on Nursing and Allied Health Personnel at PAHO..


El programa "Mais Médicos" arribó a su segundo año de implementación y alcanzó una cobertura de 63 millones de brasileños, proporcionando atención médica en 4.058 municipios y 34 Distritos Sanitarios Especiales Indígenas. Los datos fueron dados a conocer en el marco de la ceremonia del aniversario, que se realizó en el Palacio de Planalto, en Brasilia.


sus 30 years 2018

Washington, DC, October 20, 2018 (PAHO/WHO) – Two new publications of the Pan American Health Organization summarize the achievements and challenges of the Brazilian Unified System (SUS) in its main areas of action, and make recommendations to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in 2030. The publications are part of the 30th anniversary celebration of the SUS.

The new publication “"Relatório 30 anos de SUS. Que SUS para 2030? Síntese Versão Prelimina" (Report on 30 Years of the SUS. How will it be in 2030?), analyses issues relevant to the SUS that include: governance, financing, primary health care, the More Doctors Program, training and management of human resources for health, medicines and technological innovation, child mortality, immunizations, chronic diseases and mental health, and the response to the Zika epidemic in Brazil.


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.