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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.

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

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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"

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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.

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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
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Course Influenza A (H1N1) available to all institutions

Course Influenza A (H1N1) available to all institutionsNode of Mexico has taken the initiative to make available to all institutions of the country and the region the Course "The Influenza A (H1N1)", developed by the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico and compiling a set of materials WHO - PAHO during the contingency. This course is an object of self-directed learning, which seeks to qualify the staff of primary care to deal with a more effective influenza virus A (H1N1). It is free and for free distribution.

Course design workshop on Design and Management on the Joint Health Benefits

Course design workshop on Design and Management on the Joint Health BenefitsOn days 1 and June 2, 2009, in the city of Buenos Aires met a group of experts to discuss the formulation of a course on the design and management of health benefit package.

The workshop, led by Dr. Ruben Torres, was the discussion of an initial draft of proposed course content and objectives; learning platform Virtual VCPH; Moodle tool and Elluminate as a tool indide Moodle.

Workshop to formulate a program of learning for teachers Medicine

Workshop to formulate a program of learning for teachers Medicine(Enlarge image) From 26 to May 28, 2009, in the city of Buenos Aires, met a group of experts in medical education to discuss the broad outlines that would set a course for teachers of medical studies to help establish the change in orientation training to Primary Health Care (PHC).

Workshop for the evaluation of the Virtual Course Design Educational Programs

Workshop for the evaluation of the Virtual Course Design Educational Programs(Enlarge image) On June 1, 2009, the group of tutors, together with the coordination of the course and the campus, met in the city of Buenos Aires to assess the course offered late last year and consider the necessary changes according to the needs, experience and results. The experience was rated positively, both in the number of participants enrolled and completed the course, for the results of design proposals submitted by participants.

UNAM won the Prince of Asturias Award

UNAM won the Prince of Asturias Award

The Virtual Campus of Public Health welcomes the news that one of its most active in Mexico, UNAM, has been recognized with the Prince of Asturias Award.

UNAM is the first public university to receive this prestigious award. Moreover, according to the latest survey by the Higher Council for Scientific Research, the university reached 44th place worldwide, making it the most prestigious educational institution in Latin America. Notably, the three mexican Nobel Prizes have been in UNAM: Octavio Paz, Arturo Garcia Robles and Mario Molina. The collective of Mexico Node CVSP warmly welcomes the colleagues from the university.

Establishing Node System of Social Protection in Health in the Federal District

Se crea el Nodo del Régimen de Protección Social en Salud del Distrito FederalOn June 9, 2009 was presented Node System of Social Protection in Health in the Federal District, creating the fourth node within its structure CNPSS training. The Ministry of Health of Mexico City joined the network in an effort to develop the skills of workers. In the words of Mr. Ignacio Villaseñor Ruiz, Assistant Secretary for Emergency Medical Services and the Ministry of Health of Mexico City, one of the major challenges for the installation of this node is "that we can gain knowledge at the service of the people" .

Launch of the Virtual Course II Capacity Building for the Renewal of the Primary Health Care

Lanzamiento del II Curso Virtual Desarrollo de las Capacidades para la Renovación de la Atención Primaria en Salud.Launch of the Virtual Course II Capacity Development for the Renewal of Primary Health Care (PHC) was held last May 26 at 11 am Washington DC, with over 50 people, including focal points at country level, participants, tutors and course coordination. This launch was held by Announcing a meeting, which was moderated and led by Dr. Carlos Rosales Regional Adviser in Human Resources Area Health Strengthening Health Systems and Services (HSS) by (PAHO) and the  academic coordinator Dr.

Launch Course Management Labor, Health and Safety for Health Workers

Lanzamiento del Curso Gestión del Trabajo, Salud y Seguridad de los Trabajadores de la Salud”Last May 21 was launched from the First Course Virtual Management of Labor, Health and Safety Health Workers, which had a participation of approximately 150 people from different parts of the Region of the Americas. This launch was led and organized by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Ministry of Health of Brazil / Ministry of Labor and Management Education, the Federal University of Minas Gerais (FUMG) / NESCON and School of Public Health at the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, through a Elluminate meeting

Launch of the Virtual Course "essential public health functions"

Launch of the Virtual course "essential public health functions"Last May 22 was the official launch of the Virtual Course Essential Functions of Public Health (EFPH). This release was presented by Dr. Joseph Ruales, Regional Adviser in Health Systems PAHO / WHO, Dr. Pedro Brito, Area Manager, Systems and Services Development, PAHO / WHO, Dr. Eduardo Levcovitz, Project Coordinator Health Systems and Social Protection, PAHO / WHO and Dr, Socorro Gross, Assistant Director, PAHO / WHO.

Nodes are created in the state of Veracruz and Tlaxcala CNPSS

Nodes Created in the State of Veracruz and Tlaxcala CNPSSAfter the successful experience in Michoacan, between days 25 and May 29 were set up two other nodes of the State Commission for Social Protection in Health (CNPSS) in Tlaxcala and Veracruz, as part of the efforts of the Strategic Training Program is leading the Seguro Popular.

Participants of the Leadership Program International Health Edmundo Granda Ugalde reach PAHO in Washington DC for the Module II

Curso de Tutores para el aprendizaje en RedDuring the days 11 to May 22 this year, participants of the Leadership Program in International Health Edmundo Granda Ugalde were in the PAHO to participate in the stage presence of Module II of the course.

In these two weeks, PLSI 2009 participants had the opportunity to deepen the analysis of the conceptual model of health; advance the development of her country in international health in coordination with stakeholders at headquarters and other institutions in the area and to know in greater depth on technical cooperation, diplomacy and health in the subregional integration processes.

COMING SOON: World Fair on Municipalities and Health: Rights, Citizenship and Integrated Local Management for Development

I Feria Mundial de Municipios y Salud: Derecho, Ciudadanía y Gestión Local Integrada para el DesarrolloArgentina will host the "I World Fair on Municipalities and Health: Rights, Citizenship and  Integrated Local Management for Development", which takes place during days 18 to August 21 at Centro Costa Salguero, Buenos Aires.

The 3rd Meeting Technical Program. Virtual Course "Diploma in Health and Local Development"

3ra Reunión Técnica de Programación. Curso Virtual “Diplomado en Salud y Desarrollo LocalOn days 11,12 and 13 May this year, was held in Panama the 3rd Technical Meeting of Programming course "Diploma in Health and Local Development."

This course is the convergence of several initiatives from PAHO: Project Human Resources for Health Development, in particular, the training initiative and the technical health of the Virtual Campus of Public Health (VCPH) Project Social Determinants and the Millennium Development Goals Initiative Faces, Voices and Places initiative and the health and local development.

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