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Photo: ACHR Members.  45th Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Health Research (ACHR). Hamilton, Canada. 17 - 19 October, 2012.

The ACHR is part of the system of advisory committees of the World Health Organization (WHO) and its Secretariat lies within the Health Systems and Strengthening Project of the technical area of Health Systems based on Primary Health Care (HSS). 

List of ACHR members, their nationality and tenure

The committee is currently composed of eleven renowned experts from different backgrounds and disciplines who have an in-depth knowledge of the status of health research in the Americas and of the challenges it faces. Members of the ACHR frequently participate in virtual debates and attend yearly meetings called by the PAHO Director. Current members are denoted with an asterisk.

Established in 1962, the ACHR guides the PAHO Director in health research policy and programs, and contributes significantly towards the formulation of research for health policies and strategies within PAHO and towards strategic planning for technical cooperation in research for health. 

A Historical Review of its Contributions to Health, Health Care, and Health Policies 1962-2008 


A History of the Advisory Committee on Health Research. 1959-1999. World Health Organization 


 

 

ACHR Reports:

ACHR-45-2012 - Complete meeting documentation. 45th Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Health Research (ACHR). Hamilton, Canada. 17 - 19 October, 2012.

ACHR-44-2011- Complete meeting documentation. 44th Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Health Research (ACHR). Barcelona, Spain, 13-15 October, 2011.

ACHR-43-11-2009- Complete meeting documentation. 43rd Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Health Research (ACHR). Panama City, Panama, 11-14 November, 2009.  

CD48/INF/4. Report of the Advisory Committee on Health Research 48th Directing Council. 60th Session of the Regional Committee. Washington, D.C., USA, 29 September-3 October 2008.

ACHR-42-07-2008- Complete meeting documentation 42nd Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Health Research (ACHR). Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. April 13-16, 2008.

42nd Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Health Research (ACHR). Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. April 13-16, 2008. Full-text Documents

Former ACHR Reports

WHO Advisory Committee on Health Research.

The ACHR is an advisory body with a role to provide the Director-General with scientific advice in relation to WHO's research programmes.  It has the consultative mandate to support the World Health Organization in carrying out its constitutional role of promoting and coordinating research relating to international health work, acting in close cooperation with external institutions pursuing common goals and with the scientific community at large.

Eastern Mediterranean ACHRand reports.

 


 

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