Category Archives: Spanish

Regional progress towards achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals

Author: Pan American Health Organization ISBN: 978-92-75-11878-8 Published: June 2017 Available from: http://bit.ly/2tpfOjM [Executive Summary]. The experience gained during 15 years of pursuing the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has been vast and invaluable for the Governing Bodies of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). From a regional perspective, this document presents a summary of […]


Embedding research in health policy and systems in the Americas – Supplement: Improving Program Implementation through Embedded Research (iPIER)

OVERVIEW Authors: Etienne V. Langlois, Nhan T. Tran, Abdul Ghaffar, Ludovic Reveiz and Francisco Becerra-Posada Source: Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2017;41:e79. Published online: May 2017 EN – As countries develop and improve universal health coverage schemes globally, there is increasing recognition that health policymaking and health system streng­thening need to be informed by robust research evidence. […]


Zika virus: ethics preparedness for old and new challenges

Author: Carla Saenz The Lancet, v. 4, October, 2016 Published online: September, 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Esta breve publicación en inglés reflexiona sobre los desafíos que ha presentado el brote del virus del Zika en la Región de las Américas, las lecciones que se hubieran podido aprender en brotes pasados, el progreso reciente y la necesidad […]


Special Announcement: Summary of the Equity List Survey Results

This entry was posted in Equity, General Announcements by Editor Equity/Equidad.

Dear members, On behalf of the Area of Knowledge Management, Bioethics and Research (KBR – PAHO/WHO), we’d like to thank all the Equity List (Lista Equidad) members who took the time to complete the survey (launched in 16 Jun 2016). We received valuable feedback from the survey that will help us continue to provide information […]


Horizons 2030: Equality at the centre of sustainable development

Thirty-sixth session of ECLAC (Mexico City, 23-27 May 2016) United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Published online: May 2016 Overview The world is living a change of era. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals represent the international community’s response to the economic, distributive and […]


A comprehensive and critical view of conceptual models for access to health services, 1970-2013

Cad. Saúde Pública vol.32 no.5 Rio de Janeiro  2016  Epub May 17, 2016 Published online: May 2016 Abstract The aim of this study was to critically analyze various conceptual models on access to health services described in the literature from 1970 to 2013. A systematic review was conducted on applied and theoretical research publications that explicitly conceptualized access to health services. […]


Team Grant: Canada-Latin America-Caribbean Zika Virus Program = Subvention d’équipe: Programme sur le virus Zika Canada-Caraïbes-Amérique latine

Important Dates / Dates importantes Application Deadline: 12 July 2016 Anticipated Notice of Decision: 30 September 2016 Funding start date: 1 October 2016  Contact Information / Pour toute demande de renseignements Telephone: 613-954-1968 Toll Free: 1-888-603-4178 Email: support@cihr-irsc.gc.ca Summary: This funding opportunity on Zika virus is in response to the virus outbreak in the Americas […]


6th Global Forum on Health Promotion: Health Promotion ~ At the Very Heart of Sustainability. Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Ottawa Charter

Contribution from our valuable members. Thank you!! SAVE THE DATE 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion: Health Promotion ~ At the Very Heart of Sustainability. Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Ottawa Charter. 6e Forum mondial sur la promotion de la santé: La promotion de la santé ~ au cœur même de la durabilité. Célébration du […]


Moving toward the universal health coverage: A strategy to expedite health equity

Journal of Medical Society, 2016, 30 (1): 70-71
Published online: 5 February 2016


9th Annual Health Disparities Institute

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, University of the Virgin Islands, School of Nursing