Already begun the 3rd. current version of the virtual course "Capacity Development for the renewal of PHC"
In order to promote the development of the renewal of Primary Care in the Region of the Americas by strengthening the capacities of leaders and managers of health, was launched on 29 April 2010, the third version virtual course "Development capabilities for the renewal of PHC".
On April 15, 2010 began the third version of the Course Tutors Learning Network. This course will last 12 weeks, during which time it is estimated that participants will put into the course an average of 6 hours per week flexible schedules and distributed according to their capabilities.
In order to improve and bring new ideas to work in the Virtual Campus of Public Health (VCPH), took place between March 24 and 28, several meetings and exchanges with Human Resources teams, KMR and other areas consultants of the headquarters of PAHO / WHO in Washington DC that have launched or planned educational processes in the CVSP.
Between March, 21 and 23 were held in the Dominican Republic, several activities to assess the conditions in this country for the development of a Virtual Campus of Public Health Node.
On March 18 took place in Quito, Ecuador a working meeting with the Human Resources Division of the Ministry of Health and representatives of public universities in order to evaluate the possible formation of a Node Virtual Campus of Public Health (VCPH) in Ecuador.
With the aim of continuing the agreements of the Pro-Tempore Secretariat of the V Space Conference of the Americas, developed between 16 and 18 March the "Regional Workshop on Telemedicine / Telehealth in Puyo, Ecuador.
On 4 March, the second meeting of the technical team of the nodes of countries in this year 2010 through Elluminate, synchronous communication tool that has been useful for the Virtual Campus of Public Health (VCPH) and was implemented during 2009, both for meetings and for the development of virtual courses.
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.