News and announcements

Mexico makes the commitment to IPE

Let's make the WHO maxim: "Learning together to work together".

With these words, Dr. Laura Morán Peña, Head of the Division of Postgraduate Studies and research – ENEO, one of the organizers of the second Interdisciplinary Congress of Health in Mexico completed the closing ceremony of the event.

Chile advances in the IPE implementation

On May 8, 2019, the University of Lagos, through its Department of Health, held the First Seminar on Interprofessional Education, which had the objective of officially launching the project of interprofessional education (IPE) in undergraduate courses in health of the institution: Kinesiology, Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics and Speech – language pathology.

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.