Argentina will host the 3rd Regional Technical Meeting on Interprofessional Education in Health

Within the framework of the strategic lines established in the Strategy on Human Resources for Universal Access to Health and Universal Health Coverage, the Unit of Human Resources for Health of the Department of Health Systems and Services (HSS/HR) – PAHO / WHO, in collaboration with the Secretariat of Government of Health of the Argentinian Republic, is organizing the Third Technical Meeting on Interprofessional Professional Education (IPE): Improve the capacity of human resources to achieve universal health, which will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 6 to 7 December 2018.

 For this event, which has the support of the Regional Network for Interprofessional Education in the Americas (REIP) that was established in the year of 2017, the participants are representatives of the 18 countries that attended the Second Technical Meeting held in the city of Brasilia, Brazil, in December 2017 and presented plans of action for the implementation of Interprofessional Education for the years 2018-2019 to PAHO / WHO , according to the commitment concurred in the event.

The objectives of the meeting are to evaluate the development of country activities for IPE plans (2018-2019) and to explore the influence of IPE to achieve universal health in the following areas: IPE as a strategy to improve collaborative practices in health; IPE in undergraduate and postgraduate courses in health; initiatives for the IPE faculty development.

The venue for the 3rd Regional Technical Meeting on Interprofessional Education is:

Buenos Aires National Academy of Medicine
José Andrés Pacheco de Melo 3081 C1425AUM
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina


John H.V. Gilbert
Emeritus Professor C.M., Ph.D., LLD., FCAHS
University of British Columbia and Dalhousie University / Canada

Barbara Brandt
Director, National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education; Associate Vice President, Academic Health Center - University of Minnesota / USA

Hernán Sepúlveda Uribe
Human Resources Advisor for Health - Subregional Program for South America PAHO /WHO

Eva María Icarán Francisco
Academic Director of the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences and Health - Universidad Europea de Madrid / Spain

Eduardo Tobar
University of Chile

Cláudia Brandão Gonçalves
Ministry of Health / Brazil

Marcelo Garcia Dieguez
Secretariat of Government of Health of the Argentinian Republic

Larisa Ivón Carrera
Faculty of Medical Sciences Universidad Nacional del Litoral / Argentina

Marcelo Viana da Costa
University Federal of Rio Grande de Norte / Brazil

Antônio Pithon Cyrino
University of Estate -São Paulo / Brazil

Eliana Goldfarb Cyrino
University of Estate -São Paulo / Brazil

Claudia María Teresa Ugarte Taboada
Ministry of Health / Peru

John Francisco Ariza Montoya
Ministry of Health / Colombia

Raquel Gutierrez de Mock
Ministry of Health / Panama

Sylvia Helena Souza da Silva Batista
University Federal of São Paulo / Brazil

Nildo Alves Batista
University Federal of São Paulo / Brazil