PAHO Research Interest Group (PAHORIG)
The Research Promotion and Development unit's Research Interest Group (RIG) is an informal and collegial discussion space fostering the exchange of information about research needs and interests. It is a space for discussing challenges, best practices, and novel ideas in research. Aimed towards inspiring innovation and collaboration in PAHO's work, the group seeks to tap into the network of diverse knowledge and experiences, both individual and collective, represented by PAHO staff.
Did you miss past RIG meetings? Here are some topics from previous discussions. Don't miss the next one!
October 10, 2010. Topic: What Researchers Owe Research Participants- A Conversation on Ethics by Dr. Carla Saenz. Elluminate link to the recording (Spanish only).
August 4, 2010. Topic: Research priorities in Eduador- First International Research Interest Group. Elluminate link to the recording (Spanish only).
June 17, 2010. Topic: How to promote the sharing of knowledge and best practices among PAHO's programs, in order to translate research into practice?
April 19, 2010. Topic: Data collection and analysis: Successes and Challenges.
March 25, 2010. Topic:What research do you support, promote, and need to accomplish your goals?
Spring issue of the Research Newsletter
The Spring issue of the Research Newsletter is now available.
NIH, CARPHA, St. Georges University and PAHO offer Grant Writing Workshop. Extended through 24 July. Faculty welcome to apply
NIH, CARPHA, St. Georges University and PAHO offer Grant Writing Workshop for Caribbean researchers at St. Georges University in Grenada, 17-19 September. To learn more and apply select this link. Applications are due 24 July.
Call for Applications: PAHO-OAS Health Scholarships
New call for applications for PAHO-OAS health scholarships in Brazil. Students seeking master’s or PhD degrees in health and research for health may apply through 6 August 2014. More information here.
Who We Are
Why Invest in Research for Health?
A series of case studies examining the benefits of investment in research for health.
Framework & Mandates
Policy on Research for Health (abridged)
The 49th Directing Council approved PAHO’s Regional Policy on Research for Health which offers a strategic approach to strengthen research governance and knowledge translation.
Art for Research
PAHO has in-country representation throughout the region. Use the map provided to find the contact information for each PAHO focal point.
To read about internship opportunities in research at different PAHO entities, read testimonials from former interns, or apply, visit our internship section.