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Canada reforms medical education to address changing health needs

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada is promoting a series of reforms to ensure that future Canadian medical professionals have the training, orientation and commitment they need to meet the health needs of a changing population.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 February 2012 04:02

First Regional Forum Of Human Resources For Health And Indigenous Peoples.

Panamá, November 21 - 23, 2001.

The Area of Health Systems based on Primary Health Care (HSS) would like to invite you  to participate via Internet on the First Regional Forum Of Human Resources For Health And Indigenous Peoples: The Challenge Of Interculturality.

The forum is a joint initiative of the Pan American Health Organization, Health Canada, the Indigenous Fund and the Inter-American Development Bank, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Panama.

You can access the event live via Internet on 21st and 22nd November (from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm - Washington DC time)

Translation available at:

For more information (in Spanish)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 November 2011 09:52

A “Voice for Public Health” in Canada: CPHA

For more than 100 years, the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) has been the leading non-governmental “voice of public health” in a country known for its commitment to universal health coverage, said James Chauvin, director of policy for the CPHA, during a Nov. 3 presentation at the headquarters of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 November 2011 11:49

PAHO/WHO, the Government of Haiti, and Canada Launch Project Manman ak timoun an sante in Port-au-Prince

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), together with the Haitian Ministry of Health and with the support of Canada, will launch a major project on maternal and child health, Manman ak timoun an sante,  today in Port-au-Prince.   The project seeks to reduce maternal and child mortality over the next two years.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 October 2011 07:06

World Health Day 2011 Call for Papers

The Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública / Pan American Journal of Public Health,published by the Pan American Health Organization, announces an open call for original papers, brief communications, and reviews for its next special issue, which will cover topics related to antimicrobial resistance.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 April 2011 06:32
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