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eHealth Cooperation Between Countries

Taking into account the work that is underway between the Ministry of Health of the Province of Mendoza, Argentina, and the Ministry of Health of Brazil on the creation of the Mendoza Telehealth Network, and within the framework of activities related KMC-led eHealth Strategy, coordinated by Myrna Marti, KMC Regional Advisor based in PAHO/WHO Argentina, a proposal for eHealth Cooperation Among Countries (TCC) is being developed. PAHO/WHO sponsors South-South Cooperation projects with this...

Greater Transparency for Research Involving Human Beings

Medical research involving human beings will be more accessible to society based on the OpenTrials system, initiated in Brazil with a view to being implemented in Latin America and the Caribbean and in other regions. The system is the result of a cooperation project between Brazil's Ministry of Health, through the Department of Science and Technology (DECIT) and the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), and PAHO/WHO, through BIREME/PAHO/WHO....

PAHO/WHO Cuba – Experiences and Good Practices Developed at the Local Level: How to Systematize Them? A Methodological Proposal

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CHOLERANET4Haiti Network of Networks Launched

Some of the expectations for this project are: To share information and knowledge; To identify opportunities; To coordinate activities among partners; To keep our partners and the international community informed; To provide evidence-based information for decision makers; To connect people and institutions; To improve the knowledge at the community level. The email to be used is:...

PAHO/WHO Methodology to Conduct Communities of Practice

The objective of this document is to present the PAHO/WHO Methodology to Conduct Communities of Practice. Communities of Practice (CoP) are social groups created for the purpose of developing an expertise, sharing learning through shared reflection on practical experiences. An example of a community of practice can be a group of staff member with a single interest or expertise that shares problems and questions within an institution. Alternatively, it can be a medical community where certain...

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Information and communication technologies have proven to be an effective tool for promoting equity in health, fighting disease, improving quality, and prolonging peoplesÔÇÖ lives. At the Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World┬ Health Organization,┬ we have learned to be where our users are, hence the reason for this blog, wherein we intend to share our daily work. The Area of Knowledge Management and Communication includes such important aspects for...

Haiti Emergency Blog

Because of the cholera outbreak in Haiti, the Pan American Health Organization, through the Area of Knowledge Management and Communication, has launched a blog tracking all the news and developments taking place in that country. Blog:...

Blog of the Pan American Journal of Public Health (PAJPH)

We are pleased to announce the blog of the Pan American Journal of Public Health (RPSP/PAJPH), a new space designed to publish any news of interest to our readers, authors and contributors and to promote the exchange of ideas and experiences. It will also be used to disseminate events, courses and materials that could contribute to the improvement of scientific research publishing in the Region of the Americas....

The 50th Directing Council, up to the minute

All of the information on the 50th Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization, on its blog. More information:...