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Third Regular Meeting of the Steering Committee Node VCPH Mexico

Held last September 24 at the headquarters of your PAHO, the Third Regular Meeting of the Steering Committee of Mexico Node Virtual Campus of Public Health, which was present Dr. J. Ignacio Santos CEO of Quality and Health Education, Dr. Maureen Birmingham Representative of PAHO, Dr. Jose B. Jardines Regional Coordinator Virtual Campus, with members of the Committee.

Training course for health professionals PHC approach in the National University of San Cristobal de Huamanga in Ayacucho, Peru

During the 3rd and 4th of September was held in Ayacucho, Peru, a training course for health professionals PHC approach in the National University San Cristobal de Huamanga in Ayacucho, headed by its dean, Dr. Jimmy Ango, the rector and vice-rector of the university and cooperating entities: UNPHA, CARE and PAHO / WHO.

MoodleHealth 2013 extends the deadline to submit jobs until October 6

Moodle Salud 2013 - Recife, Brasil

MoodleHealth 2013 extends the deadline until October 6 to the call and present jobs.

http://moodlesaude2013.fiocruz.br

Jobs should follow the following topics:

Second version - 2013 of the virtual Course Productive Management Methodology for Health Services (Spanish) begins

Curso MGPSS

The 2nd version - 2013 of the virtual Course Metodología de Gestión Productiva de los Servicios de Salud (Productive Management Methodology for Health Services) began recently with a group of 50 participants form Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Paraguay, El Salvador, Uruguay and Venezuela.

This virtual learning course provides participants a space of knowledge, reflection and development of operational capabilities to promote the development of PMMHS and its tools in each of the countries of the region.

Virtual Course CARMEN School: How to Effectively Address Non Communicable Diseases in 21st Century (2013 version) begins

Carmen course

The Virtual Course CARMEN School: How to Effectively Address Non Communicable Diseases in 21st Century (2013 version) started September 23rd and is expected to end December 6th. In this course, participants will develop a thorough understanding of a comprehensive approach to addressing the health problem of Chronic Non Communicable Diseases.

The course contains 5 modules:

PAHO launches first edition of Virtual Course on Gender and Health for the English-speaking Caribbean

On September 20, 2013 the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) launches the first edition of its Virtual Course on Gender and Health for the English-speaking Caribbean. The purpose of the course, which was developed in response to PAHO/WHO’s Gender and Health Policy, is to strengthen participants’ abilities to integrate the gender perspective within a diversity and Human Rights framework in their daily tasks.

“With this course, we hope to improve our partners´ access to information, tools, and evidence,” said Dr. Carissa Etienne, director of PAHO/WHO. “We also want to help users share experiences and build networks to continue the dialogue on how to include gender in health.”

El Salvador Node of Virtual Campus for Public Health was officially launched

Training Workshop on virtual education in Buenos Aires, Argentina

About thirty professionals from universities and institutes of higher education in health sciences Buenos Aires Argentina participated in a training workshop on virtual education, through the use of tools and labor potential of the Virtual Campus of Public Health (VCPH) of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), which serves as the regional office of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Implementation of Educational Virtual Clinic in Jujuy, Argentina

Jujuy launched the pilot phase of the Educational Virtual Clinic, a platform that will enable health professionals to consult, ask experts and discussions of diagnosed cases.

This tool, developed by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), will be useful for doctors and nurses who are in remote areas or far from the provincial capital.

The platform also has an area of ​​eLearning (learning) and a gallery that will interest clinical image sharing teaching. Thus, the initiative seeks to develop skills in family health teams and community, some of them located in areas of native peoples.

"Capacity Development for the Renewal of Primary Health Care" Virtual Course begins

The 6th edition (in spanish) of the virtual course "Capacity Development for the Renewal of Primary Health Care" began this past July 26. The purpose of this course is to aid managers, leaders and health professionals in decision-making for the process of renewal of primary health care systems. 

Eighty eight (88) students from 11 countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Paraguay) are participating. Dr. Carlos Rosales has been designated General Coordinator for the course, and Dr. Irene Melamed is the Academic Coordinator. The course also has a team of tutors with great experience in this topic, and is expected to end in December 2013. 

Opening of Call for Applications CARMEN School: How to Effectively Address Non Communicable Diseases in 21st Century (2013 version)

We announce the opening of the call for applications for the course CARMEN School: How to Effectively Address Non Communicable Diseases in 21st Century (2013 version), which is scheduled to begin September 23rd, 2013, with a duration of 10 weeks and comprised of 5 modules (Evidence Based Public Health, Policy Analysis, Non communicable Disease Surveillance, Social Marketing in Public Health, Evidence Based Management). 

This course is targeted to NCD country managers and managers in related areas: Health promotion, NCD Epidemiology, diabetes, CVD or cancer program managers.

Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health 10-13 November, 2013

Human Resources for Health – Foundation for Universal Health Coverage and the Post 2015 Development Agenda July 2, 2013

Health professionals expand knowledge and skills to international health leadership

Forty-seven participants of the 2013 Edmundo Granda Ugalde Leaders in International Health Program (LIHP) representing 22 Latin American and Caribbean countries, are meeting this week in Antigua, Guatemala together with LIHP mentors and coordinators and PAHO/WHO Country Office staff in Guatemala. The purpose of the meeting is to allow participants to explore in greater depth issues related to international health, including the main concepts, theories and models of international health, its manifestations in the national and regional context and its implications for the Americas.

Begins the Virtual Basic Course for Development and Adaptation Methodology Guides using GRADE - Version 1-2013

Began on Monday July 15, 2013 The Virtual Basic Course for Development and Adaptation Methodology Guides using GRADE - Version 1-2013, with a time duration of 4 weeks with the following objectives:

First Teleconference of the Educational Virtual Clinic

IV Congress of Regional Scientific "Overview of the PHC to improve the quality of life of the population" 20 to August 22

The Ministry of Health - Health Region San Miguelito, invites you to the Fourth Congress of Regional Scientific and Panama International Congress "Overview of the PHC to improve the quality of life of the population" of 20 to 22 August in Hotel El Panama.
 
The lectures to be provided are:
 
- Integration of networks within the PHC.
- Individualizing Treatment for Diabetes M. type II.
- Health and safety of health workers.
- Legal implications in dentistry.
- Functional foods.
- Diagnosis and treatment of childhood diarrhea syndrome.
- New Vision PHC nursing.

Opening the call of the 6th version of the Capacity Building Course for Renewal of Primary Health Care

Starts the 6th version of the Capacity Building Course for Renewal of Primary Health Care which covers the period from 26 July to 13 December 2013, with a duration of 200 hours for the purpose of promoting the development of the renewal of Primary Care in the Region of the Americas for the transformation to a health system based on PHC, through the strengthening of the capacities of leaders, managers and health professionals.

The call will be open until July 21, 2013.

Dr. Carlos Bloch passed away at 81

The June 11, 2013, at 81, passed away Dr. Carlos Bloch, Rosario unionist prominent physician and sanitarian recognized internationally. He studied medicine at Rosario, was a student activist and became a doctor in 1957. He joined the Board of the School of Medicine until 1966 coup. In parallel also involved in union medical organizations as the Medical Federation of the province of Santa Fe and Rosario Medical Association. Since this space is among the organizers in 1965 Argentinean Social Seventh Medical Conference held in Rosario.

Launch Edmundo Granda Ugalde Leaders in international Health Program 2013

The 2013 Opening Ceremony for the Edmundo Granda Ugalde Leaders in international Health Program (LIHP) took place virtually on 3 June 2013, with approximately 100 people participating from over 20 different countries. The bilingual event included a keynote presentation by Dr. José Romero Teruel, Assistant Director a.i. of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau, who highlighted the contributions of the Program in the development of professionals who are able to confront health and development challenges in an increasingly globalized world.

Regional dialogue on medical residencies

PAHO invites you to participate in the Regional Dialogue on Medical Residency which will be held from 7 to June 14, 2013. The inaugural meeting is June 7 at 10:00 am (Washington, DC). In this dialogue will highlight particular aspects of policy and planning medical residencies, whose themes are related primarily to the scarcity of certain specialties, the lack of specialists in rural and marginal urban areas, weak mechanisms and policy planning promote training and employment specialties worth deficit, the migration of doctors and funding for medical residencies.

Starts 6th edition of the Leaders in International Health Program "Edmundo Granda Ugalde" LIHP-2013

Capacity development workshop for implementing networking model of VHL

The University of Panama, with the support of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) in Panama and the Latin American Center of Information in Health Sciences (NLM / PAHO / WHO) held from 20 to 24 May this year the "Workshop on Introduction to Virtual Health Library (VHL) ".

The workshop aimed at participants achieve capacity building for implementation of the networking model of VHL, as well as in the promotion of open access to information and the management and operation of information sources VHL, as a strategy to support the development of VHL in Panama and other countries of the Network

Started Virtual Course Essential Public Health Functions Version 4

On May 2 the 4th started Virtual Course HSPA version in which a group of American colleagues comienzanuna training experience Essential Functions of Public Health through the potential and possibilities of the virtual learning environment offered by the Campus virtual Public Health.

This virtual learning program aims to give participants a space of knowledge, reflection and development of operational capabilities to promote the development of the Essential Public Health Functions-HSPA-in each of the countries of the region.

Presentation on the progress of the Virtual Campus of Public Health 2013

On 16 May at PAHO Headquarters in Washington DC. was called professionals consultants and technical areas and units, to a presentation by Dr. Jose Baudilio Jardines, on the progress of the Virtual Campus of Public Health (VCPH).

Begins Specialization in Health Management for Older Persons Virtual Course, 8th Edition, v_2013

On May 6 last began the first edition in English for the Caribbean Virtual Course Specialization in Health Management for Older Persons Virtual Course, which in turn is the eighth version of the Specialty since 2009.

Working Groups III Regional Network Workshop Open Educational Resources (OER) VCPH/BIREME/VHL

During the III Regional Network Workshop Open Educational Resources (OER) VCPH/VHL from 3 to August 5, 2012 in São Paulo, Brazil, was established as one of the main recommendations form three working groups on different development issues and operation of repositories country nodes.

Call for Online Course Design and Management of Joint Health Benefits

Five practical resources on Creative Commons licenses

Creative Commons licenses have expanded to become one of the best ways to disseminate content in an open, allowing third parties to reuse and dissemination.

This idea may seem simple, becomes very complicated when this opening is intended to coexist with the laws of each country and the interests of the groups affected by the production.

In this article we bring you a series of practical resources related to Creative Commons licenses.

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Started Call for applications for III Virtual Course on Pharmaceutical Services based Primary Health Care for Managers v_2013

Pilot Project Launch of Educational Virtual Clinic

Clinica Virtual Docente

 

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