PAHO/WHO was one of over 20 UN agencies and partners that participated in the 2012 Global South-South Development (GSSD) Expo held in Vienna, Austria the 19-23 of November. The event was hosted by UNIDO with a theme of ‘Investing in Energy and Climate Change: Inclusive Partnerships for Sustainable Development.’ PAHO/WHO, together with UNFPA and UN Women, organized a Solutions Exchange Forum to share successful solutions addressing Energy and Climate Change and its effects on Health, Youth, and Women. Read More
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), in partnership with the Inter-American Center for Social Security Studies (CIESS) and the Latin American Academy of Medicine for Older Adults (ALMA), is now enrolling students for the English Specialization in Health Management for Older Adults that will begin this May, 2013. The Specialization is an online course aimed at current professionals interested in managing health programs and services for older adults. The introductory module will be taught in-person, while the remaining six modules will be conducted virtually through the MOODLE platform of PAHO’s Virtual Campus in Public Health.
ENROLL NOW! The registration deadline for the 8Th Edition of the English Specialization is April 19, 2013. Visit www.ciess.org.mx to download an enrollment application and apply today! Questions? Refer to the informational documents below or e-mail email@example.com.
Knowledge Exchange Guide for Government Officials and Country Level Practitioners Available from World Bank Institute
“The Art of Knowledge Exchange Primer is for government officials and development practitioners who are involved in such knowledge exchanges. Identifying the right partners, planning for the exchange, making it happen and sharing the lessons can all be a major undertaking. This Primer takes the guesswork out of the process, by breaking the complexity of knowledge sharing lifecycle into simple steps and summarizing good practices…”
Published January 2013. Full publication available from World Bank Institue website: http://wbi.worldbank.org/sske/sske/stories/new-country-officials-guide-available
Link to the publication is also available in the Cooperation among Countries for Health Development document library, under knowledge exchange publications: http://new.paho.org/sscoop/?page_id=1909