(Español) Universidad de Medicina Tradicional de Beijing establecerá oficina cooperación en México – People’s Daily Online (10 de Octubre de 2012)

“El Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN) de México y la Universidad de Medicina Tradicional China de Beijing, formalizaron la creación de la “Oficina Chino-Mexicana de Cooperación en Medicina Tradicional China”, informaron el miércoles fuentes oficiales. …

La directora general del IPN, Yoloxóchitl Bustamante Díez, firmó el convenio que tendrá vigencia de tres años con el profesor Niu Xin, jefe de la Oficina de Cooperación Internacional de la universidad china y director de la División de Beijing de la citada oficina.

El convenio establece que se promoverán las actividades de cooperación académica entre el IPN y la universidad china a través del desarrollo de cursos internacionales y proyectos de investigación en materia de la medicina tradicional china; la publicación de material relacionado con la medicina tradicional y alternativa y el intercambio de estudiantes, así como la movilidad de profesores e investigadores. …”

Si usted quiere leer este articulo viste el sitio http://spanish.peopledaily.com.cn/92122/7973171.html

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China and Inter-American Development Bank Announce US$1 Bln Investment Fund – China Briefing (March 22nd 2012)

By: Gregor Hastings

“China and the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) have recently announced plans for a US$1 billion investment fund to help develop Latin American and Caribbean markets.

The IADB and China’s state-owned Export-Import Bank of China will each make investments of $150 million and the remaining funds will be raised from the market. The purpose of the fund is to finance public and private sector projects in addition to making equity investments in the region. …”

To read this article please visit the site http://www.china-briefing.com/news/2012/03/22/china-and-iadb-announce-us1-billion-latin-america-fund.html

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PAHO’s Presence in Cuban Health: José Luis Di Fabio PhD. PAHO/WHO Representative in Cuba

MEDICC Review interview with PAHO/WHO Representative in Cuba, Dr. Jose Luis Di Fabio.  In the interview, he briefly touches on Cuba’s South-South collaboration with Brazil on the development and production of the meningococcal vaccine A+C for Africa.  He also mentions Cuba’s international cooperation and the Latin American Medical School, which are other ways the island nation is reaching out and offering health cooperation.

To read the full article, visit: http://www.medicc.org/mediccreview/index.php?issue=22&id=272&a=va

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Article: HRWeb Americas: a tool to facilitate better research governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

by: Eleana C. Villanueva; David Ribeiro de Abreu; Luis Gabriel Cuervo; Francisco Becerra-Posada; Ludovic Reveiz; Carel IJsselmuiden

And published by Cadernos de Saúde Pública –  (specific issue: Cad. Saúde Pública vol.28 no.10 Rio de Janeiro Oct. 2012)

The article describes the HRWeb Americas platform developed by the Pan-American Health Organization and the Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED) and how it can easily integrate previously scattered health resarch information into one integrated portal, helping to prioritize health research as well as encourage exchange of information and learning across health systems.  The platform is available in four languages, and organized by thematic categories as well as geographic regions. Continue reading »

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