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Coordinators meeting of the virtual courses in the VCPH

Coordinators meeting of the virtual courses in the VCPH.

Between 24 and 26 February, took place in El Salvador, Reunion General and academic coordinator of the virtual courses in the Virtual Campus of Public Health (VCPH). The main objectives of this meeting were to exchange experiences on the development of courses in 2009 and analyze the main recommendations for improving future courses.

This event was attended by the general coordinator of the virtual courses starting this year and all of them academic coordinators, both of 2009 as the next to begin in 2010.

Course Evaluation Workshop Virtual EPHF

Course Evaluation Workshop Virtual EPHF.During the days 22 and 23 February 2010, was developed in El Salvador Workshop Virtual Course Evaluation Essential Public Health Functions (EPHF) with the aim of evaluating the learning process and results of the first version of the course.

Open enrollment for Diploma "Managing for health promotion"

Open enrollment for Diploma "Managing for health promotion"

The National School of Public Health at the Medical University of Havana, Cuba, offers the Diploma "Managing for health promotion, with a humanist approach, based on the theories, concepts and methods from different areas of scientific knowledge.

To encourage an open and motivating the deployment on the experiences and initiatives of the labor force in promoting health through the exchange of learning and networking.

OBJECTIVES

Diploma graduates will:

The VI Workshop of Cuba Node Virtual Campus of Public Health was held

The VI Workshop of  Cuba Node Virtual Campus of Public Health was held With the participation of its member institutions met Node Cuba during the 11th and 12th of February.

This meeting was the opening of the DRCs Pastor Castell - Serrate Florit who emphasized the importance of these meetings and the high commitment of the institutions in the development of all activities of the Campus.

Upcoming Courses

Comenzó la especialización en “Gerencia de Programas y Servicios Salud para Personas Mayores ”Calendar is now available courses for 2010.

These courses require registration and are organized by PAHO representations in the region.

 

 

 

 

March.

  • Leaders in International Health Program "Edmundo Granda Ugalde"

April.

New format Familiarization Program

Comenzó la especialización en “Gerencia de Programas y Servicios Salud para Personas Mayores ”The Virtual Campus of Public Health of PAHO in its efforts to provide improvements in the development of courses for this year has developed a new format for the Program Familiarization with the various tools that the classroom gives both pupils and tutors .

With this new format, users can access all the necessary information through easy instructions with the help of images and a new navigation system makes users better understand the operation of the forums, chat, and Elluminate overview of all available tools in the classroom and that courses can be developed more smoothly.

Began specializing in "Management of Health Programs and Services for the Elderly"

Began specializing in "Management of Health Programs and Services for the Elderly"It began during the month of February the familiarization phase of the course "Management of Health Programs and Services for the Elderly". This is the second version of this specialization that has had excellent results in its first version made in 2009.

This course had its first Elluminate session on 4 February addressed to the familiarization of students and tutors with the tools available in the classroom and especially in using Elluminate.

Regional Rights Resource Team of PAHO / WHO met in Panama

Reunión del Equipo Regional de Recursos Humanos de OPS/OMS.

Panama, 30 January 2010. In order to check the Biennial Work Plan 2010 - 2011 and responsibilities for monitoring the monitoring indicators, the Regional Rights Resource Team of PAHO / WHO met in Panama City from 26 to 29 January.

Message from the Director of the Pan American Health Organization

Workshop on "Open Educational Resources Network. VCPH-VHL

Workshop on "Open Educational Resources Network. VCPH-VHLWith very satisfactory results developed between 7 and 9 December at the site of BIREME, Sao Paulo, the Workshop for Open Educational Resource Network (Red REA / ERO) by its initials in Spanish and English respectively.

Farewell Dr. Pedro Brito, HSS Area Manager, PAHO

Farewell Dr. Pedro BritoLast Friday, 11 December at PAHO headquarters in Washington DC. activity was performed by Dr. Pedro Brito farewell after 21 years who retires from the organization.

It was present Director Dr. Mirta Roses, the Assistant Director Dr. Socorro Gross, and Dr. Jose Luis Di Fabio, new director of HSS (acting).

Developing in BIREME, Sao Paulo, Workshop for Open Educational Resources Network

Workshop "Network of Open Educational Resources". BIREMEWith results so far very positive, has been operating since December 6 at the headquarters of BIREME, Sao Paulo, the Workshop for Open Educational Resource (Network REA / OER) by its initials in Spanish and English respectively.

Workshop Agenda

 

Workshop "Network of Open Educational Resources". BIREME

Taller “Red de Recursos Educacionales de Abiertos” . BIREME

On days 7, 8 and 9 December 2009, will be held at the headquarters of BIREME, Sao Paulo, Brazil; the Workshop for Open Educational Resource Network (Red REA / OER) by its initials in Spanish and English respectively.

On this workshop will assist those responsible for the care to the repository and the portal VCPH Nodes of each of the countries belonging to the Network Virtual Campus of Public Health.

The objectives of this workshop will be focused on:

CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION for Influenza A H1/N1 course in the Virtual Campus of Public Health.

CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION for Influenza A H1/N1 course in the Virtual Campus of Public Health.

It is available the certificate of participation for self-learning course on "Influenza A H1/N1" in the version in Spanish and has free access to the Virtual Campus of Public Health.

This course until the time has benefited 474 students of which 156 have completed the certificate and will receive their final evaluation.

Congratulations!!!

The “Edmundo Granda Ugarte” International Health Leader’s Program is Ready to face 2010

Taller SI

To create an educational module, able to face next year’s challenges, the “Edmundo Granda Ugarte” International Health Leader’s Program (IHLP) will gather Academy representatives, Panamerican Health Organization’s (PAHO / WHO) officials and participants of the Cohort 2009 initiative, in order to work together in a surveillance proposal for the Program, considering more complex contexts each year and PAHO Country Offices’ involvement as learning environments.

A new concept model for international health will be developed

II Workshop: Towards a new construction of the Concept Model for International HealthTo rethink Health, from an International Health perspective, was the challenge that more than thirty ibero-american experts and officers from the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) took in the city of Lima, these past 8, 9 and 10 October 2009.

Workshop on the Development of an Online Module for the Leaders in International Health Program Edmundo Granda Ugalde

Workshop on the Development of an Online Module for the Leaders in International Health Program Edmundo Granda UgaldeOn 8-9 October, 2009 a workshop was held in Kingston, Jamaica to commence the development of an online module on Chronic Diseases and Trade, which will be used for the Leaders in International Health Program Edmundo Granda Ugalde (LIHP) 2010.

II Workshop "Towards a new conceptual model building for International Health"

Taller SI

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) will conduct the second workshop "Towards a new conceptual model building international Health". This workshop will be held in Lima, Peru from 28 to 30 October 2009.

Week Face- First Virtual Course Management Mental Health Services.

Face WeekConcluded with very satisfactory results in Panama City face week (12-16 October 2009) First Virtual Course Management Mental Health Services, cosponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health of Panama (INSAM), the University Leon de Nicaragua, CAMH Canada and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

6th. Meeting of the Steering Committee of VCPH Node Mexico in Guadalajara

Reunión sobre la Adaptación de las habilidades de los Programas de Salud Pública del Caribe InglésThe 6th Meeting of the Steering Committee Meeting  VCPH Node Mexico took place between 1 and 2 October 2009, in the city of Guadalajara in the facilities of the University Center on Health Sciences at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico.

This is the third time this year, in which all institutions of Node Mexico have met in person.

During this meeting to reach agreements that help development and growth of Mexico Node as:

CALL Leaders in International Health Program Edmundo Granda Ugalde 2010

Reunión sobre la Adaptación de las habilidades de los Programas de Salud Pública del Caribe InglésThe Pan American Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) recognizes that health systems of the XXI century must confront new challenges in achieving the goals of national and international health to a globalized world. The Health Agenda for the Americas 2008-2017 sets an ambitious set of priorities and commitments which require intersectoral and international action for achieving an equitable and inclusive

Meeting on the Adaptation of the Skills Enhancement for Public Health Program to the English-speaking Caribbean

Meeting on the Adaptation of the Skills Enhancement for Public Health Program to the English-speaking CaribbeanOn 9-10 September, 2009 a workshop was held in Kingston, Jamaica to commence the adaptation process of the Skills Enhancement for Public Health Program to a Caribbean context.

The Skills Enhancement for Public Health Program is a highly regarded, interactive, online course that was originally developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to increase the skills of health professionals across Canada.

Virtual Course "Practical approach of the rational use of antimicrobials in the community"

Innauguración del Primer Curso Virtual de Gestión de Servicios de Salud Mental

Is now open the call to virtual course "Practical approach of the rational use of antimicrobials in the community."

This course is offered in both, Spanish language, and English, with a difference of days to start. This is a fundamentally selflearning course, but also has tutorials.

Inauguration of the First Virtual Course Management Mental Health Services

Innauguración del Primer Curso Virtual de Gestión de Servicios de Salud Mental

Validation Workshop Approach to Education of the CVSP

Validation Workshop Approach to Education of the CVSPValidation Workshop Approach to Education Virtual Campus of Public Health (CVSP) was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, between 10 and 11 August this year in order to validate and enrich the educational approach through the comments put participants perform.

First International Congress on Education Online and Free Culture "MoodleMoot / MoodleHealth 09"

Primer Congreso Internacional de Educación  en Línea y Cultura Libre “MoodleMoot / MoodleSalud 09”During the days 13, 14 and August 15 this year, was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the First International Congress on Education Online and Free Culture "MoodleMoot / Moodle Health 09".

Sponsored by Flacso Argentina (Virtual Flacso) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the event took place at the headquarters of FLACSO Argentina, with the presence of institutions involved in using the Moodle platform for teaching.

Diagnostic Workshop Institutes of Public Health

Diagnostic Workshop Institutes of Public HealthWorkshop on Diagnostic Institutes of Health was held in Costa Rica during the 20th and July 21. This event aimed to validate the diagnosis with the regional order that IANPHI and other international efforts that contribute to addressing the countries of Central America, Mexico and Dominican Republic will strengthen or establish their National Institutes of Health.

More information about the event

Preparatory Meeting of the Virtual Course "Management of Mental Health Services."

Preparatory Meeting of the Virtual Course On 16 and July 17 this year in Panama was the Preparatory Meeting of the Virtual Course "Management of Mental Health Services"

The project of this course is framed in the context of the status of systems of mental health care in the region of Central America and Dominican Republic.

This course aims to provide training in management of mental health services to health professionals or mental health or lead managed public mental health services within the context of community mental health with a focus on primary health care .

The 6th International Congress of Public Health. "Primary Health Care with a commitment of all equity."

6to Congreso Internacional de Salud Publica

During the days 11, 12 and June 13, this year took place in the National Faculty of Public Health, University of Antioquia, the sixth version of the International Congress of Public Health "Primary Health Care A commitment to fairness for all ".

This conference aimed to promote primary health care as a policy within the framework of equity, social justice, solidarity and guarantee human rights to address the health and direction of health systems and services the new challenges resulting from the social dynamics to achieve sustainable levels of health that lead to improved quality of life of people.

Inauguration of Diploma in Health and Local Development

Inauguration of Diploma in Health and Local DevelopmentDr. Mirta Roses, Director of the Pan American Health Organization, launched on June 17 passed the Diploma of Health and Local Development, which will involve about 80 members between students and mentors from 17 countries

Dr. Mirta Roses Video, Inauguration of Diploma in Health and Local Development
(06-17-09)

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