Call for Virtual Course on Essential Public Health Functions 2012 is open

El Paso, TX, April 2nd , 2012 (PAHO/WHO) –The Virtual Campus of Public Health (CVSP, for its acronyms in Spanish) announces a call for a Virtual Course on Essential Public Health Functions - 2012 (CVFESP-12), which begins next May 22, 2012.

The course is intended for: Responsible for the management of health systems and services of the Ministries of Health and Social Security Institutions, responsible for or currently linked to the management of any of the FESP, leaders and coordinators of policies and programs that are influential health decision-making in their organization, leaders and teachers of universities and schools of public health dedicated to the training of health professionals.

The application process, selection and registration of participants will be held "online" from the Portal and the Virtual Classroom of the CVSP. The opening of the call to the online course is open from March 26th  to May 1st , 2012. Country offices, through designated focal points are responsible for reviewing applications of candidates and pre-select those whom meet the specific requirements, there will be at least four places guaranteed for each country.


The Virtual Campus of Public Health is a network of people, institutions and organizations that share courses, resources, services and activities of education, information and knowledge management in training, with the common purpose of improving the skills of the workforce and practices of public health through the development and innovative use of information and communication technologies for continuous improvement in the performance of continuing education programs in health. Is itself a tool of the technical cooperation of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) for networked learning in the region of the Americas.


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For more information please contact:
Lorely Ambriz, M.S.I.S
, Knowledge Management & Communication
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / A Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) United States-Mexico Border Office
5400 Suncrest Dr. Ste. C-4  El Paso, TX 79912
Office (915) 845-5950 Ext. 42523 / Cel (915) 449-3040  / Fax  (915) 845-4361
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