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  • 04/10/2024 - The Virtual Campus of Public Health of the PAHO plays a fundamental role in training health technicians throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Understanding the experience of these professionals within the platform is essential to strengthen capabilities and improve health system response. The EPSJV invites you to the Webinar Series on the Virtual Campus in Public Health of PAHO/WHO and the training of health technicians, which will have as its first event: Profile and educational trajectories of health technicians in the CVSP/PAHO
  • 04/05/2024 - This year's theme was chosen to defend the right of all people, everywhere, to have access to quality health services, education and information, as well as clean water, clean air, good nutrition, quality housing, decent environmental and working conditions and freedom from discrimination.
  • 03/25/2024 - On the eve of World Tuberculosis Day (24 March), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is calling countries to intensify the fight against this preventable and curable disease. Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death from a single infectious agent worldwide, surpassed only by COVID-19.
  • 03/07/2024 - New country, policy and program commitments, plus nearly US$ 600 million in new funding, at first-ever global forum offer a chance to save hundreds of thousands of lives by 2030.
  • 02/19/2024 - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) convened countries from the Americas for a meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, to discuss the progress of negotiations on a possible future global pandemic agreement. The objective of the two-day meeting, which concluded on Friday (02/16), was to review the key components of the preliminary document to be presented in May for approval by the World Health Assembly (WHA).
  • 02/05/2024 - Global cancer cases are expected to rise around 77 per cent by the middle of the century, UN health authorities said on Thursday, highlighting the growing burden of the disease.
  • 01/16/2024 - The head of the health agency warns of a 42% increase in hospitalizations and 62% in ICU admissions in December due to meetings during the festive period and the JN.1 variant. It urges governments to ensure access to tests, treatments and vaccines, and for people to continue taking precautions, such as wearing masks and ventilating indoor spaces.
  • 12/09/2023 - The Joaquim Venâncio Polytechnic School of Health (EPSJV/Fiocruz) held on December 4 the international seminar "Clinical Simulation in the training of Health Technicians in the Ibero-American context: challenges and perspectives", which brought together experts and members of the Ibero-American Network for the Education of Health Technicians (RIETS). The event is part of a project presented in a call by the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB) and approved in July of this year.
  • 11/20/2023 - The seminar, which will be held on December 4 (morning and afternoon) at the Joaquim Venâncio Polytechnic Health School (EPSJV/Fiocruz), will be broadcast in Portuguese and Spanish via YouTube and will bring together experts from six countries. The aim is to deepen knowledge of clinical simulation as a teaching-learning strategy and to discuss processes for incorporating simulation into the training of health technicians. The event is part of a project approved in the 1st Call for Projects for Networks registered in the Register of Ibero-American Networks of the Ibero-American General Secretariat (Segib). Take part and spread the word!
  • 11/09/2023 - "Strengthening the training and work of health technicians is strengthening national health systems: the perspectives of PAHO/WHO and the CPLP". This was the central theme of the virtual meeting of the International Network for the Education of Health Technicians (RETS), based at the Joaquim Venâncio Polytechnic School of Health (EPSJV/Fiocruz). Held online on November 7, the event included the launch of an electronic publication, a debate, and a brief presentation on strategic projects.