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Development of PAHO’s Editorial Policy

In June of 2010, EXM approved the development plan for PAHO's editorial policy. The objectives of the editorial policy: define standards for information products, enhance institutional image, adopt production and distribution models that are more cost-effective, and ensure widespread accessibility to PAHO's information products. The editorial policy will be a more comprehensive policy that the publications policy and will include all of the information products published in the various...

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...

PAHO at the International Book Fair

PAHO participated in the International Book Fair (FIL, by its Spanish acronym) in Guadalajara, which took place from November 27 to December 5, 2010....

PAHO in ATA-2010 and AMTA-2010

Denver, CO — From October 27th through November 4th, 2010, Fernanda Lozano and Hermes Camelo (both from Translation Services) represented PAHO at two international conferences regarding translation and translation technology: ATA-2010 (the 51st Annual Conference of the American Translators Association) and AMTA-2010 (the Ninth Biennial Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas). Both conferences had several joint events around common interests to help Machine...

LILACS celebrates 25th years

As the most important bibliographic index of the scientific and technical regional output, LILACS (Latin American and Caribbean Literature on Health Sciences) celebrates 25 years on 29 October 2010. The index commemorates its history of effective contribution for the increase of the visibility, access, and quality of the scientific and technical literature in the region. The date represents the beginning of the production of the index, in 1985, which meant a radical change for the region,...

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....