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educaco2017

Brasilia, Brazil, December 10, 2017 (PAHO/WHO) - More than 120 representatives from Ministries of Health and Education, educational institutions and researchers from 28 countries of the Region, and from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) met in Brasilia, Brazil, from 5-6 December, to establish an agenda to advance towards the incorporation of Interprofessional Education (IPE) into health education policies in the Region.


Washington, DC, December 15, 2017 (PAHO/WHO) - Representatives from National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs) met in Washington D.C. to contribute to the discussion for the development of a common Global Benchmarking Tool (GBT) to strengthen national regulatory systems to be applied at all World Health Organization's (WHO) regions.


residencias-2017

Panama, November 22, 2017 (PAHO/WHO) - More than 70 participants from seven countries in the Region finished the 1st edition of the "Tutorial training course for residency systems - Strategies and Pedagogical Tools" in the Virtual Campus of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/VCPH). The initiative was developed by the PAHO/WHO office for the Coordination of Countries and Sub-regions for Central America and the Dominican Republic through the VCPH's Sub-regional Node. This first edition of the course, with duration of 16 weeks, brings together the concerns and needs of residency systems from Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama and the Dominican Republic. Considering its inter-sectoral nature, with the participation of the Ministries of Health, the local Universities and the Social Security organizations, the institutional frameworks and the problems related to in-service teaching were incorporated.


brisa-bir-opas-2017Washington, DC, November 22, 2017 (PAHO/WHO)- RedETSA and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) are launching the Regional Base of Health Technology Assessment Reports of the Americas - BRISA. This tool will allow the search of Health Technologies Assessment (HTA) bibliography produced by 33 member organizations of the Network. Initially, the base will include around 600 reports in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English.


sus-boletin-2017Washington, DC, November 2017 (PAHO/WHO)- The Pan American Health Organization with the collaboration of researchers from Brazil, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Imperial College in London and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)-will develop a seminal study on the Brazilian Unified System (SUS) accomplishments and challenges for the past 30 years. Experts, researchers, and decision-makers will participate in the project.