IS4H

17 Jan 2020
Definition of Information Systems for Health: A mechanism for managing interoperable systems with open data that comes from different sources and that is ethically used, through effective ICT tools, to generate strategic information for the benefit of public health.
16 Jan 2020
In the framework of the Health Information Systems initiative, launched by PAHO in collaboration with the Caribbean countries in 2016, several partners agreed to work together to strengthen national initiatives to "leave no one behind". "It is essential to work together with the countries, taking into account the existing initiatives and build on…
16 Jan 2020
Curaçao's new vision of the Ministry of Health, Environment and Nature, 'A healthy Curaçao' refers to a healthy and safe living environment in which citizens are given equal chance to engage and contribute to a healthy environment. For this new health sector approach, from a cure-oriented healthcare to a more wellness oriented and proactive…
16 Jan 2020
The experiences in terms of IS4H in the countries of South America are as diverse and heterogeneous as the countries of the region. But even with all the differences, there is a high degree of interest, participation and involvement shown by the different countries, which remain open to cooperation and the exchange of practices and initiatives.…
16 Jan 2020
The Ministry of Public Health Guyana has recognized the importance of Information Systems for Health (IS4H) and its role in improving access to healthcare amidst much of the information systems being fragmented, and many being manual and paper based. In keeping with a vision for standardization, interoperability and modernization, the Minister of…