|Strengthening Health Information Systems - RELACSIS|
Latin American and Caribbean Network for the Strengthening HIS (RELACSIS as per the acronym in Spanish)
RELACSIS was officially launched in Lima in April of 2010 as an activity developed in the context of the Information Systems component of the PAHO/USAID project, and in alliance with MEASURE-Evaluation. Among the main conclusions of the meeting in Lima, the following are worth mentioning:
The specific objectives will center on:
Integrated working groups were established, which will define the future work plan. The lines of work that were agreed on were:
Until the normative aspects are defined, there will be a temporary Coordinating Committee (including Peru, Cuba, Brazil, Nicaragua, and Mexico) and a Technical Secretariat for the Network (under the responsibility of PAHO and MEASURE-Evaluation).
The Technical Secretariat for the Network has developed a proposal for communication mechanisms: the network’s portal, virtual meetings that were carried out between July and August of this year, and a session mentioned in this document.
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization