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Launch of the new system for sending newsletters Virtual Public Health Campus

Lanzamiento del nuevo sistema de Boletines de Noticias del Campus Virtual de Salud Pública

The Virtual Course of Evaluation and Improvement of Care Quality and Patient Safety has Started

Curso Virtual de Evaluación y Mejora de Calidad de la Asistencia y Seguridad del Paciente

During 16 weeks from 4 August to December 8, 2011 will be held on Virtual Course of Evaluation and Improvement of Care Quality and Patient Safety in order to raise awareness and deepen understanding of the principles of quality in health services, and prepare the participant to apply the concepts and methods of continuous improvement in their organizations.

Opening of the Virtual Course Self-Study "An Ethnic Approach to Health"

This opens the Virtual Course Self-Study "An Ethnic Approach to Health" in order to strengthen the integration of ethnic approach (EA) at all levels of the organization, to help reduce unjustified and avoidable health.

The course aims to support the training of officials of the Organization and its partners in dealing with conceptual and analytical tools related to ethnicity.

Online course in Chile "Conceptual Foundations of Public Health"

Online course in Chile "Conceptual Foundations of Public Health"

Already began the online course in Chile "Conceptual Foundations of Public Health" which aims to help develop and strengthen competencies of analysis, reflection and knowledge of the theoretical foundations of public health in the current national and global context of the teams of the Undersecretary of Public Health.

Knowledge Objectives:

Begins Virtual Course Capacities Development for the Renewal of Primary Health Care

Virtual Course Capacities Development for the Renewal of Primary Health Care

This 30 June, 2011 start the Virtual Course Capacities Development for the Renewal of Primary Health Care

This course aims to support health managers in decision-making to develop health systems based on Primary Health Care (PHC).

The five modules presented here offer students the opportunity to review key aspects of PHC-based health systems, such as its values, principles, and essential elements.

Start Virtual Course on Management of Labor, Health and Safety Health Workers 3rd Edition

Virtual Course on Management of Labor, Health and Safety Health Workers 3rd EditionFrom July 18 to December 2, 2011 carried out the Virtual Course on Management of Labor, Health and Safety Health Workers 3rd Edition that is aimed at managers that are responsible for policy development, program planning and its implementation in health systems and services.

As well as trainers of human resources in the field of health, with particular emphasis on specialists in the field of public health and union representatives who are doomed to the implementation of policies on occupational health.

Presence Week on the Virtual Course Management Mental Health Services

Presence Week on the Virtual Course Management Mental Health Services

From 8 to August 12 of 2011, will be held the Presence Week on the Virtual Course Management Mental Health Services in Leon (Nicaragua), with the collaboration of the UNAN Leon and the PAHO office in Nicaragua.

34 students attended from 11 countries (Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, El Salvador, Honduras, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Belize).

This week we face is the fourth module of the course which started last May 30 and concludes with the presentation of a singles final on 24 October.

Seminar System Network for Education and Research Hospital and the VCPH, Health Strengthening Project Digital

During the 10th and August 11th of this year 2011, the Board of Santo Tomas Hospital, the Children's Hospital Trust, the Social Security Fund and the Regional Hospital December 24 with support from the University of Panama, made the Workshop entitled "THE HOSPITAL NETWORK SYSTEM fOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH AND NODE VIRTUAL CAMPUS PUBLIC HEALTH PAHO / WHO iN STRENGTHENING tHE DIGITAL HEALTH PROJECTS iN THE REPUBLIC OF PANAMA", which will take place at the dome of the University of Panama.

Webmaster Agreements Workshop in Panama

During the workshop Webmaster held last June in Panama City took important strategic agreements, management and technicians.
 
The agreements include new implementations in the field of security updates, ease processes, social networks, environments, graphics, statistics and more.
 
It also agreed to hold monthly virtual meetings Virtual Campus team of Public Health on technical and organizational aspects of the nodes VCPH, with the participation of the Webmaster and country coordinators.

Face phase of the Virtual Course "Integration of HIV and other infectious diseases prevalent in the first level of attention

During the week of June 27 to July 1, 2011 was held in Panama City, Phase face of the Virtual Course "Integration of HIV and other infectious diseases prevalent in the first level of care," the presence of about 100 course participants from Nicaragua, Guatemala, Dominican Republic and Panama.

On the first day Dr. Joseph B. Gardens and Ing Madgledis team Campis Almanza Virtual Public Health facilitated the workshop on e-health (e-health) from its relationship to health equity and the role of its main applications in the current challenges of health systems.

Starts Regional Workshop Webmaster

Began on June 21 VCPH the Regional Workshop in the city of Panama, with the presence of the Webmaster Nodes countries of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Paraguay, and the regional technical team VCPH, chaired by Dr. Joseph B. Campus Gardens regional coordinator.

The Workshop will run until June 23 with the main objective to train new professionals assigned to this responsibility, as well as an update of new tools built into the VCPH.

Professional training institutions and Health Services Virtual Courses culminate in El Salvador

Salvador, June 13, 2011. The Minister of Health, Dr. María Isabel Rodríguez, Dr. José Ruales Representative of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Secretary of the Faculty of Medicine, University of El Salvador, Mrs. Hilda Cecilia Mendez, awarded diplomas professionals at 62 National Health System that led courses through the Virtual Campus of Public Health (CVSP) during the years 2010 to 2011.

Launch of the Virtual Node Campus of Public Health in Uruguay

On June 14, 2011 we launched the Node of the Virtual Campus of Public Health in Uruguay, attended by officials from the Ministry of Health, the Pan American Health Organization, the University of the Republic, the Social Security Bank among others.

-MSP - Daniel Olesker Eq
-OPS - Dr. Eduardo Levcovitz
-ASSE - Dr. Mario Cordova
-FMEDA - Dr. Fernando Tomasina
-FENF - Mag Alicia Cabrera
-BPS - Dr. Maria del Rosario Oiz

Following the opening remarks from authorities and through Elluminate Dr. Joseph B. CVSP Gardens Regional Coordinator gave a presentation on current developments and prospects Campus Node Uruguay.

Technical Meeting on Education for health sciences at the Primary Health Care (PHC) and textbooks

Technical Meeting on Education for healthFrom 7 to 10 June 2011 held in Cartagena, Colombia the workshop on education in health sciences at the primary health care and textbooks aimed to propose and discuss political and technical guidelines renewal, training of health professionals has gained over the past three years a major relevance in the world, its adaptation to changing health priorities and the era of knowledge and information.

Start the Virtual Course V: Leading Human Resources for Health

We welcome you to the Virtual Course V: Leading Human Resources for Health.

On June 3 Getting started in CVSP course with a duration of 2 weeks (20 hours). You start a training experience in the field of Human Resources for Health, through the potentials and possibilities offered by virtual learning environments.

The purpose of this Virtual Learning Program is to provide a space for knowledge, reflection and operational capacity building to promote the development of workers and public health professionals. Do not forget that the most important resources at their disposal systems are health human resources.

Start Getting Virtual Training Course for Trainers of Physicians with a focus on Primary Health Care

On May 12, began Familiarization Program Virtual Training Course for Trainers of Physicians with a focus on Primary Health Care, which aims to support the processes of change in medical schools and health services involved in the APS renewed development, strengthening teacher training.

This course will last for 128 hours and be awarded a certificate of course approval by the OPS.

Main Teachers: Eliana Claudia Ribeiro, María Elena López, Karin Casasola, Alejandro Cragno, Carlos Diego Torino and Fernando Giraldo.

Under the coordination of Mónica Abramzón and Rosa María Borrell

Training Workshop on Tools in Paraguay VCPH

Taller Paraguay 2011As part of the bicentennial of the independence of Paraguay was officially launched Node Virtual Campus of Public Health and subsequently developed a training workshop CVSP tools to team members of the institutions to take charge of interoperating Node Network with Paraguay, among which were doctors, nurses, engineers, educators, journalists, among others.

Start the Diploma in Health and Local Development v3

Diplomado en Salud y Desarrollo Local

This May 16 to strengthen the link between health and development, the OPS provides the third version of the Diploma in Health and Local Development.

The program is intended for health stakeholders and local communities and cities in the region, in order to improve the health and quality of life of citizens through the development of skills to act on inequities, reduce exclusion and achieve full access to the right to health.

Meeting of the PLSI "Edmundo Granda Ugalde" of 2 to 6 May 2011 in Mexico City

The Leaders in International Health ProgramThe Leaders in International Health Program “Edmundo Granda Ugalde” (LIHP) 2011 held a week-long onsite meeting from 2-6 May, 2011 at the Centro Interamericano de Estudios de Seguridad Social (CIESS) in Mexico City, Mexico. This meeting represents the second module of the nine-month LIHP which is primarily conducted virtually.

Paraguay's Health Ministry made the Official Launch of the VCPH Node

Lanzamiento Nodo CVSP UruguayOn Tuesday May 3, was made official launch ceremony of the VCPH Paraguay Node, with the presence of officials of the Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare (MPSyBS), SE the Minister, Dr. Esperanza Martinez, Prof. Jose Maria Massolo, National Director and Dr. Raul DNERHS Gulino, Director General, National Institute of Health (NIH).

Virtual Course FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

Fundamentos de Determinantes Sociales de la SaludFrom May 19 to September 2, 2011

This virtual course aims to contribute to the continuing education of teachers of Public Health in the approach to social determinants and health equity it possible to redirect their teaching.

So also has the following objectives:

The Virtual Course on Gender and Health Begins

Start the Virtual Course on Gender and Health, which teaches the differences and disparities in the health of women and men, seen from multiple identities are determined by biological and social factors interact with each other, according to the characteristics of the historical, social and political.

This course will cover different categories of analysis used in the implementation of the gender perspective in health as well as the connections between these 2 categories to explain the risks and vulnerabilities of men and women, their access and power over resources and health services, participation in decision-making and health work.

Starts Virtual Course Program in International Health Leaders 2011

In March 28 began the course Virtual Leadership Program in International Health "Edmundo Granda Ugalde (PLSI) for the year 2011, which allows participants to identify and analyze a specific public health problem or situation in his country, subregion or region, based on the focus of international health; delve more deeply into their commitments and international determinants, and propose solutions or actions to help solve or improve the situation, giving priority to issues that require collaboration and intersectoral agreements or supranational.

Launched Virtual Risk Communication Diploma Course in Public Health

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) and the Universidad del Norte (UNINORTE) will welcome this valuable learning experience on risk communication in public health, both as a field of knowledge from practice,

Course Tutor Training for Integration of HIV and other infectious diseases prevalent in the 1st. level of care

Course Tutor Training for Integration of HIV and other infectious diseases prevalent in the 1st. level of careBetween 14 and 18 March of this year has celebrate in Panama a tutor training course for Project Integration of HIV and other infectious diseases prevalent in the 1st. level of care.

This course has two main purposes, the first immediate and the second with a strategic vision:

Start Node Virtual Campus of Public Health in Ecuador

On 24 February in the city of Quito, Ecuador, was the official ceremony to launch the Node VCPH-Ecuador with the presence of officials of the Ministry of Health chaired by Dr. Carmen Laspina Deputy Minister, Dr. Celia Riera Representative PAHO and the presence of the deans of the universities that make up Node 8 and their respective technical teams.

Virtual Course "Prevention of Meningococcal Disease"

Curso virtual Prevención de la enfermedad meningocócica

Call to March 4

Successfully concluded MoodleHealth 2011

MoodleSalud 2011

Very successful can be assessed by the development of MoodleHealth 2011 held in Havana, Cuba, on days 8.9 and 10 February.

Call: Summer University College of the Americas

Universidad de VeranoThe School of the Americas (COLAM) and the Inter-American Organization (OUI-IOHE), call for the Summer University on "Governance, Leadership and Public Policy" which addresses four areas:

1) Social Determinants of Health

2) Gender

3) Indigenous people and

4) Information Society and Knowledge.

This call relates to the 2011 edition of the Summer University College of the Americas "Governance, Leadership and Public Policy with emphasis on the thematic area of the Social Determinants of Health. "

VCPH Cuba Node Call the 2nd edition of the Diploma "Management for health promotion"

DiplomadoThe National School of Public Health at the Medical University of Havana, Cuba

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