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Washington, DC, 20 April 2018 (PAHO/WHO)-The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization coordinated the session "Discussions on universal pooling in the Americas", at the World Bank Third Annual Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Financing Forum: Greater Equity for Better Health and Financial Protection. The Forum took place on April 19, 2018, in Washington DC.

Speakers included Robin Roberts from The Bahamas, Luis Vega from Panama, Janice Seinfeld from Peru, PAHO´s Camilo Cid and Lorena Prieto. They formed a panel that commented on recent discussions in their countries around the creation or expansion of a unified, universal, solidary national health fund to ensure health access and coverage to the largest share of their populations.


Expanding the Roles of Nurses in Primary Health Care

When: May 10, 2018

Time  13:00  - 17:00  (EST)

Where: Webex

WHD-2018-slideThe Pan American Health Organization cordially invites you to celebrate World Health Day 2018, with the theme "Universal Health: everyone, everywhere" in the Region of the Americas.
The Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Michelle Bachelet former president of Chile and Chair of the PAHO High-Level Commission "Universal Health in the 21st Century: 40 years of Alma-Ata."

Washington, DC, March 8, 2018 (PAHO/WHO)- Eighteen countries in the region of the Americas submitted their action plans to implement Interprofessional Education (IPE) in health for the period 2018-2019. The plans propose joint work between Ministries of Health, Ministries of Education, academic institutions, and school and professional associations.

On Thursday 5 April 2018, will take place the next PANDRH webinar on "Updates on regulatory convergence initiatives". The webinar aims to discuss the update on forms of participation in the International Conference on Harmonization of Technical Requirements and the creation of the International Pharmaceutical Regulators Program - IPRP.
The webinar is open to regulators and other interested parties.