News and announcements

Brazil will hold a Virtual Seminar on IPE in the training and work of health technicians

The 7th Virtual Seminar of the International Network of Education of Technicians in Health will discuss the interprofessional education (IPE) in the training and work of health technicians and will be held on June 4, 2019, in the Auditorium of the Polytechnic School of Health Joaquim Venâncio (EPSJV / Fiocruz). The meeting will be broadcast live in Portuguese and Spanish.

Brazil starts interprofessional education program with more than 6,000 participants

On April 1, 2019, Brazil initiated the Work Education for Health Program (PET-Health), as a part of the implementation of the Interprofessional Education in Healthcare (IPE) plan. This plan was prepared by the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and National Council of Health in response to a call for action set for the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) in 2016.

The Colombian Association of Nursing Colleges discusses the importance of IPE for the training of health professionals

On March 28, 2019, the Colombian Association of Nursing Colleges (ACOFAEN) held its session of the Directing Council with a presentation on Interprofessional Education (IPE).

On World Health Day, PAHO reinforces that having interprofessional teams prepared and motivated are essential to respond to people's health needs

World Health Day, which is celebrated on April 7, in the Region of the Americas has focused on universal health.

According to the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO), everyone has a part to play, sparking conversations and contributing to dialogue on policies that can help your country achieve and maintain universal health.

Uruguay holds first conference on interprofessional health education

On December 3 and 4, 2018, Uruguay held the First Conference on Interprofessional Health Education. The objective of the event was to sensitize teachers, students and professionals in the field of Interprofessional Health Education (IPE), as well as to identify and value experiences of IPE and interprofessional work carried out by the University of the Republic (Udelar), as well as to elaborate new proposals on IPE.