Photos showing the data situation in some countries of the Americas and the Caribbean, snapshots from informational meetings promoted by the Pan American Health Organization and ministries of Health of the Region.
The Dominican Republic inaugurated in November 2019 the first Cancer Registry unit, located in the Department of Health Sciences of the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD). This project was one of the winners of the call for proposals for the implementation of IS4H projects promoted by the Pan American Health Organization.
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 approach towards maintaining health and quality of life, the Ministry has asked PAHO/WHO to provide technical assistance in strengthening their national information system. The Information Systems and Platform Unit in PAHO/WHO conducted an assessment of the current state of the country's information systems for health using the PAHO IS4H Maturity Model Assessment Methodology.