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Quinquennial Report of the Director 2008-2012

Complete Quinquennial Report Quinquennial Report Video Quinquennial Report...

PAHO is present at the Conference of the Canadian Public Health Association

PAHO is participating in the Conference of the Canadian Association of Public Health with a scientific and technical exhibit of books, CDs and booklets.¬ PAHO is also showing visitors of the stand the Regional Health...

How to Promote and Publicize the Launch of PAHO Publications

Some KMC multimedia/social media team members met with Dr. Paulo Teixeira of SDE to discuss and exchange ideas on how to promote and publicize the launch of three publications, one of them only available online. They are about the "Report on the Regional Evaluation of the Management of Municipal Solid Waste in Latin America and the Caribbean 2010," prepared by the Inter-American Development Bank, the Interamerican Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering (AIDIS) and the Pan...

Presentation by Dr. Carlos Alvarez-Dardet on Gaceta Sanitaria

Dr. Carlos Alvarez-Dardet, from Spain, was invited by KMC to assist in the analysis of the economic and management model of the Pan American Journal of Public Health. He is an Associate Editor of the journal Gaceta Sanitaria, Director of the graduate program in health sciences at the University of Alicante, and researcher and professor of public health and preventive...

Noticias de la OPS en Gestión del Conocimiento y Comunicaciones (Marzo 2011)

OPS en eBooks. La OPS/OMS y Google Editions se aprestan a firmar un acuerdo por el cual las publicaciones de la OPS estar√°n disponibles como libros online o ‚Äúe-books‚ÄĚ a trav√©s de Google eBooks. De esta manera, la OPS/OMS ofrecer√° sus libros en un formato para lectores electr√≥nicos como el Kindle y el IPad. Si desea m√°s informaci√≥n, cont√°ctese con Regina Castro (castrore@paho.org), Coordinadora de los Servicios Editoriales de KMC....

(Espa√Īol) Regina Castro, Coordinadora, Equipos Editoriales y de Traducci√≥n, Gesti√≥n del Conocimiento y Comunicaci√≥n, KMC

Regina Castro, Coordinadora, Equipos Editoriales y de Traducción, Gestión del Conocimiento y Comuicación,...

News from the Editorial Services Team

Regina Castro, Lucila Pacheco, and Roberta Okey of KMC’s editorial services team participated in and provided input for the 12th meeting of the Publishing Policy Coordination Group (PPCG) on 15 February 2011. The videoconference produced a rich exchange of ideas between WHO Headquarters and the WHO Regional Offices of Africa, the Americas, and Europe regarding the development of key strategies for the implementation of the new WHO publications policy....

NEW PAHO/WHO materials on Haiti: one year after the earthquake

PAHO/WHO Director: Haiti's Health Workers Were "Heroes" in 2010 (press release) ENGLISH |¬ SPANISH ONE year ONE team 4Haiti ENGLISH Message to Haitian people from Dr Mirta Roses, PAHO/WHO Director (video and text) FRENCH VIDEO |¬ TEXT ENGLISH VIDEO |¬ TEXT SPANISH VIDEO |¬ TEXT...

Translation Services reaches an all-time record in words translated

The Translation Services team at HQ has processed close to 5.3 million words (18,000 pages) so far in 2010. This figure is the highest ever in translation volume for this service. This year has seen an increase in volume in the translation of Governing Body documents, PAHO and WHO scientific and technical publications, and documentation related to public health emergencies, including some translation into Haitian Creole. This high productivity is possible because of the extensive use of PAHO...

Website Integrates Support Activities for Haiti

Disseminating information on prevention, control, diagnosis, treatment, among other things, is one of the ways to support the work of the teams working in response to the cholera epidemic in Haiti. With this goal in mind, and incorporating the PAHO/WHO communication and knowledge management strategy, the scientific literature portal at http://hotsites.bvsalud.org/colera-haiti is available in Spanish, English, French and Portuguese. The Website, developed by BIREME/KMC/PAHO/WHO, is also...