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  • 06/20/2014 - Students seeking graduate degrees in health and research for health may now apply for scholarships to study in Brazil under an agreement signed earlier this year between the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Organization of American States (OAS). The application deadline is 6 August 2014. The tuition-paid scholarships are being offered through the PAHO-OAS agreement in conjunction with the Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities (GCUB). The scholarships support studies at the master’s or PhD level in health-related areas at Brazilian universities. They cover the costs of tuition and a subsistence stipend.
  • 06/20/2014 - On behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) invites foreign citizens who are interested in studying for a specialization, master’s degree or doctorate, conducting graduate or postdoctoral research, or taking part in an undergraduate or graduate-level academic mobility program, to participate in the 2015 Mexican Government Scholarship Program for International Students.
  • 06/09/2014 - The South American Institute of Government in Health (ISAGS) is launching an open call for articles and essays to be included in its first scientific journal, which will be about ‘Post-2015 and Sustainable Development Goals: the South American Vision’. The publication is aimed at fostering the political-strategic debate on the construction of the United Nations agenda for sustainable human development and its implications for human and environmental health from the perspective of South American nations.
  • 05/08/2014 - James Campbell from United Kingdom is appointment as Executive Director, GHWA and director of the Health Workforce Department, at the World Health Organization (HWF/WHO) effective 1at July 2014. 
  • 05/06/2014 - The Spanish experience will be presented in perspective to the South American systems. The conference that will be conducted by specialist José-Manuel Freire and is promoted by the South American Health Institute on May 13th at 11am. It will be broadcasted online in Spanish, English and Portuguese.
  • 01/21/2014 - The event theme was ‘The Network as a place of production of knowledge about education and work of health technicians’, happened as a preliminary activity to the 3rd Global Forum on Human Resources for Health, and brought together about 80 representatives of countries and institutions that are part of the networks. The official agenda of the meeting was the discussion and approval of the work and the regulation plan of the three networks and the election of the future headquarters of the Executive Secretariat of RETS and RETS-Unasur.
  • 10/08/2013 - Meeting in Washington from September 30 to October 4, the Directing Council and the Regional Committee of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) assess the issue of human resources for health (HRH) and reaffirm the commitment of the Organization to this theme.
  • 10/04/2013 - Paulo César Ribeiro de Castro, current director of the Polytechnic School of Joaquim Venancio Polytechnic Health School (EPSJV/Fiocruz), which is hosting the Executive Secretariat of the Network since 2005. The purpose of this interview is to discuss some issues and begin discussions which certainly will be part of the agenda of the 3rd General Meeting to be held on November 7th and 8th in Recife, in the Northeast of Brazil. 
  • 09/27/2013 - The illiteracy rate in Brazil has stopped falling. According to data from the National Household Sample Survey (PNAD) released on Friday (27) in 2012, the illiteracy rate among people aged 15 or older was estimated at 8.7%, which corresponded to the contingent 13.2 million illiterates. In 2011, this rate was 8.6% and the quota was 12.9 million people.
  • 09/26/2013 - The hair loss resulting from chemotherapy can become a big problem of loss of self-esteem for women affected by cancer. To relieve this trauma, many patients choose to use wigs, which is not always possible due to the high cost that this object can achieve.   Thinking about these women, the Technician Hairdresser program of the Educational Center of Human Talent in Health, of the National Learning Service (Sena) of Bogota initiated a special project, in which is developed a cosmetic and aesthetic procedure for women facing cancer treatment.