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Haiti Earthquake: Manuals, Technical Information and Webpages for First Responders

PAHO/WHO has prepared list of information resources including manuals, technical materials, and webpages for those working in response to the earthquake in Haiti.  Also available is a selection of systematic reviews and their conclusions prepared by the Cochrane Collaboration compiled by The Cochrane Library that colleagues in aid agencies have found significant. Of special interest are the following reviews.

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Who We Are

Our objectives, mission and vision

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.

PAHO Advisory Committee on Health Research (ACHR)

Art for Research

Images that illustrate how research has quietly but consistently contributed to development.

 

PAHO/WHO Research Focal Points

PAHO has in-country representation throughout the region. Use the map provided to find the contact information for each PAHO focal point.

Internships

To read about internship opportunities in research at different PAHO entities, read testimonials from former interns, or apply, visit our internship section.

Contact us: in PAHO/HQ: rp@paho.org; in the countries: list of focal points www.paho.org/researchportal

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