On March 23 last began the Program in International Health Leaders 2009, starting this year will bear the name of Dr. Edmundo Granda Ugalde, great academic leader in health and health equity in his native country of Ecuador and throughout the Region.
On March 4, 2009, took place at the National Institute of Public Health in Cuernavaca, the first reunion of the Steering Committee of Node Mexico.
In recent days the link was posted to the Portal Node Mexico. This new image of Mexico portal is the result of hard work and dedication of Node mexico to provide their users with new tools that allow better interaction across the network while maintaining the active participation of all of them on campus.
On March 19, 2009 began the second version of the Course Tutor for Learning Network. This course has a duration of approximately 12 weeks and it is estimated that the participants have a commitment from an average of six hours a week in flexible schedules and distributed according to their means.
More than 40 social security officials from 17 countries gathered at the Inter-American Center for Social Security Studies (CIESS) for the start of the specialization "Management in Health for Older People"
From 3 to March 6 took place in Panama, the Workshop of the Virtual Campus of Public Health, which brought together experts from Moodle to the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO) and the Philo
From the last 26 to 27 February took place in Jamaica, at the University of the West Indies (UWI), a meeting between the authorities of that institution with the Virtual Campus of Public Health (VCPH) to analyze the incorporation of Jamaica as node campus. The meeting was attended by Dr.
From 17 to February 19 was held in Costa Rica, the workshop for assessment of educational Virtual Leadership Course in Human Resources in Health. The course allows more information and the basis for reflection, generating new knowledge and intervention mechanisms to facilitate the transformation of problems. Through access to multiple "managers" and academic institutions in their own area of work.
From 11 to February 13, held in Costa Rica, the workshop reviews the educational proposal on Primary Health Care and its development on the platform of the Virtual Campus. The main objective of this course is to foster the development of the renewal of Primary Health Care in the Americas, through strengthening the capacities of leaders and managers of health and is part of the technical strategy of strengthening the Health Systems and Services of PAHO.
In the context of the celebration of the VII International Congress of Informatics in Health was held in Havana on February 12 to 10, the development of the Workshop of the Virtual Campus of Public Health, to discuss the participation of the priority countries of the region in the Virtual Campus of Public Health.