100hss-competencieph-2013coverCore Competencies for Public Health: pdf Core Competencies for Public Health: A Regional Framework for the Americas . Washington, DC: PAHO,2013.

This document details the core competencies that all professionals working in public health and health service delivery should possess, regardless of where they work or the nature of their work. It has been decided that the definition of specific competencies by professional group or level of action will be left for a subsequent phase.

Public Health; Knowledge; Competency-­-Based Education; Knowledge Management for Health Research; Latin America; Caribbean Region

Also published in Spanish (2013) with the title: pdf Competencias esenciales en salud pública: un marco regional para las Américas . ISBN 978-92-75-31815-7

Health Systems and Services Publications