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  • 06/20/2021 - RETS and COVID-19: Update of news and technical works

    Dynamic repository of relevant information about Covid-19. There is material in Portuguese, English and Spanish. Enjoy, send suggestions and spread the word! Access here!

  • 05/27/2021 - PAHO/WHO: Year of Health and Care Workers 2021

    The campaign calls emphatically for greater efforts to PROTECTand INVEST in health and care workers to achieve Universal Health. Read more!

  • 05/26/2021 - Covid-19

    Coronavirus disease pandemic official information from WHO. Access here!

  • 12/23/2020 - Happy 2021!
  • 11/19/2020 - 4th Regional Technical Meeting Interprofessional Education in Health Care: Improving Human Resource Capacity to Achieve Universal Health

    November 23 and 30, 2020 -  09:30 AM (Uruguay time). More information.

  • 07/14/2020 - 1st Virtual Meeting of RETS-CPLP: The work and training of health technicians in times of the COVID-19 pandemic

    On Wednesday, 07/01/2020, was held the first virtual meeting of the Network of Technical Schools in Health of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (RETS-CPLP). Learn more about the meeting, watch the videos and access the material presented.

  • 06/02/2020 - 1st Virtual Meeting of RETS - Latin America: The role of health technicians in times of the Covid-19 pandemic

    On Friday, May 22, 2020, RETS held its first virtual meeting with Latin American member countries. Read more about the meeting and see the countries' presentation.

  • 03/05/2020 - Born with congenital defects: stories of children, parents and health care professionals providing lifelong care

    Every year, around 8 million newborns are born worldwide with a severe congenital defect, and about 3 million will die before the age of 5 years. In Latin America, birth defects account for up to 21% of the deaths of children under 5 years and one out of five babies dies from birth defects during the first 28 days of life. Read more.

  • 03/05/2020 - Face masks during outbreaks: Who, when, where and how to use them

    The use of face masks during outbreaks of viral illnesses such as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has only been shown in scientific studies to be effective for protecting healthcare workers and to reduce the risk of sick patients spreading the disease. Read more.

  • 03/04/2020 - WHO launches a digital version of its Model list of Essential Medicines (EML)

    The World Health Organization has launched a new easy-to-access, digital version of its Model list of Essential Medicines (EML). The move will revolutionize the way this core WHO reference tool is used. Read more. Access the list.

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