News and announcements

Peru establishes program to implement IPE

The Ministry of Health of Peru, through the General Directorate of Health Personnel (DIGEP), in coordination with the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) and the National Interprofessional Education working group, carried out , on December 6th, the event: International and National Experiences in Interprofessional Education in Health (IPE).

Representatives of educational institutions from Colombia, Chile and Argentina formalize the creation of UNIRED-EIP and hold the first meeting of the Network

On November 18 and 19, 2019, at the University of Santander (UDES) in the city of Bucaramanga, Colombia, the Academic Network for Interprofessional Health Education in the Americas (UNIRED-EIP) held its first technical meeting under the slogan "Together Transforming Education and Health Performance."

Mexico successfully holds the International Nursing Congress with the theme of IPE

On November 7, the Victoria School of Nursing (FEV) of the Autonomous University of Tamaulipas (UAT), in Mexico, held the International Nursing Congress “Leading Change: The Nurse as a Reference in Primary Health Care”.

IPE Implementation in the Americas Region Presents at Largest US Event

Collaborating Across Borders (CAB) is North America's premier conference on interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practice. The biannual event aims to bring together educators, researchers, practitioners, students and patients from Canada and the United States to discuss key issues in education, practice, leadership and interprofessional health policies.

Interprofessional Education present at the Brazilian Congress of Medical Education

From September 29 to October 2, 2019, the Brazilian Association of Medical Education held the 57th Brazilian Congress of Medical Education (COBEM).

Guidance on Global Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Research

October 18th, 2019

Dear Regional, National and International Leaders, Educators, Researchers, Networks, and Colleagues:

Guyana's Ministry of Public Health launches its Interprofessional Education action Plan

On August 14th and 15th, Guyana's Ministry of Public Health, Division of Health Sciences Education held a The National Forum for Interprofessional Education (IPE) and Collaborative Practice (CP) for Healthcare.

The event marked the launch of Guyana's IPE action plan for the next two years.

Uruguay Carries Out a Series of Activities in Interprofessional Education

From June 17 to 20, 2019, under the framework of the Interprofessional Education (IPE) Action Plan for Uruguay, the Faculty of Nursing (Fenf, Spanish acronym) of Uruguay’s University of the Republic carried out a series of activities to advance IPE in the university setting and in health services.

IPE in the Permanent Education Program