inter-profesional-education-2017Interprofessional Education in Health Care: Improving Human Resource Capacity to Achieve Universal Health. Report of the Meeting. Bogota, Colombia. 7-9 December, 2016. Washington, DC:PAHO, 2017. PAHO/HSS/17-024

The purpose of this three-day meeting was to convene representatives of the ministries of health, ministries of education, professional associations, and academic institutions from the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to solicit input and stimulate discussion regarding the rationale, framework, and foundation for interprofessional education (IPE) and to understand different countries' experiences with IPE and collaborative practices

During the meeting, each participating country described its goals; 30-, 60-, and 90-day timelines for IPE implementation; and the resources needed to carry out its goals. In addition, strategies for developing partnerships with other IPE leaders across Latin America were identified. Participants proposed the creation of a regional interprofessional education network and a follow-up of goals with the countries..(Au)

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