The webinar "Invest, Innovate and Implement Primary Health Care (PHC) to Achieve Universal Health" is the last meeting in the series of virtual seminars on Primary Health Care and is part of the celebration of Universal Health Day.
How to participate
Date: Tuesday, 12 December 2023
Time: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. (EST)
This event will explore existing challenges and collaborative actions essential to promote the expansion of PHC in the region. Additionally, it will focus on strategies to achieve more effective investment, foster innovation, improve implementation and conduct more robust evaluations in the field of PHC. The opportunities that arise with the digital transformation of the health sector will be highlighted, especially to strengthen the first level of care and meet the objective of achieving Universal Health in the Americas
Within the framework of this event, the Dashboard on Health System Indicators based on PHC will be presented.
10:00 a.m. Introduction and moderator.
Jonas Gonseth-Garcia, Advisor on Quality in Health Systems and Services, PAHO/WHO. Primary Health Care and Integrated Service Delivery
10:05 a.m. Commemoration of Universal Health Day and welcome remarks.
James Fitzgerald, Director, Department of Health Systems and Services, PAHO/WHO
10:15 a.m. Public Investment in PHC: Mobilizing and Efficiently Managing Resources Equitably.
Claudia Pescetto, Advisor on Health Economics and Financing, PAHO/WHO
Juan Pablo Pagano, Specialist in Health Economics and Financing, PAHO/WHO
10:30 a.m. Digital Health: Innovation in PHC and Requirements for Ensuring Effective Access.
Marcelo D’Agostino, Unit Chief, Information Systems and Digital Health, PAHO/WHO
10:45 a.m. Territorial and Social Equity in the Implementation of Primary Health Care.
Ernesto Báscolo, Unit Chief, Primary Health Care and Integrated Services Delivery, PAHO/WHO
11:00 a.m. Monitoring and Evaluation of Primary Health Care.
Natalia Houghton, Specialist, Analysis, Monitoring, and Evaluation of Health Systems, PAHO/WHO
Launch of the Dashboard of Indicators for Primary Health Care-Based Health Systems.
Unit of Primary Health Care and Integrated Services Delivery, PAHO/WHO
11:20 a.m. Q&A Session
Jonas Gonseth-Garcia, Advisor on Quality in Health Systems and Services, PAHO/WHO
Primary Health Care and Integrated Service Delivery
11:30 a.m. Closing