Washington, D.C., 27 julio de 2018 (OPS/OMS)- La Organización Panamericana de la Salud/Organización Mundial de la Salud (OPS/OMS) lanza el curso virtual de autoaprendizaje sobre eSalud para gestores y tomadores de decisión. El curso está abierto y disponible en el Campus Virtual de Salud Pública (CVSP) de la OSP y estima una dedicación total de 30 horas.

Read more: Nuevo curso de eSalud para gestores y tomadores de decisión


A new survey by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO)shows that several countries of the Americas are taking advantage ofinformation and communication technology for health (known as electronic health, or eHealth), but much remains to be done to expand its use and achieve its maximum potential.

Read more: Countries of the Americas benefit from eHealth, but challenges to implementation persist

Washington, D.C., 12 August 2014 (PAHO/WHO) – New eHealth initiatives are springing up in countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, in parallel with the increasing use of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the region. These initiatives have the potential to improve access to and quality of health care, yet few countries have policies in place to guide their development or exploit their full potential.

Read more: Special Issue of the Rev Panam Salud Publica on eHealth in the Americas

Health information systems meeting Jamaica

The director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, is in Jamaica this week for a high-level meeting with ministers of health from 16 Caribbean countries and territories.

Read more: Caribbean Health Ministers and the Pan American Health Organization meet in Jamaica to plan...