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Brazil holds an event to evaluate course in faculty development for Interprofessional Education in Health

The School of Nursing of the University of São Paulo (USP) held on July 10 and 11, 2018, the workshop to evaluate the course of faculty development for Interprofessional Education in Health.

Recording Webinar: Faculty development: one of the keys to the success of interprofessional education in health

On June 29, the Webinar "Faculty development: one of the keys to the success of Interprofessional Education" was held.

The webinar is part of the series of webinars on the theme "Interprofessional Education (IPE) to achieve the universal health", which is being developed by PAHO in conjunction with the Regional Network of Interprofessional Education of the Americas (REIP).

REIP is theme of event in Argentina

The National University of Tres de Febrero (UNTREF) held Seminar on Interprofessional Training in Health on June 5 and 6.

The event brought together more than 200 students, professors and professionals from different institutions, whose objective was to discuss the importance of interprofessional education (IPE) and the educational challenges in this field.

Brazil launches online course on Interprofessional Education in Health

The objective of the course is to do a first approximation of the theoretical-conceptual and methodological bases of Interprofessional Health Education as a device for the development of collaborative competences.

The REIP is the newest member of the World Coordination Committee of the All Together Better Health

Recently (April 9, 2018), REIP (Regional Network for Interprofessional Education in the Americas - REIP, Spanish acronym) was accepted as a member of World Coordinating Committee “All Together Better Health” (WCC – ATBH). This achievement represents an advance for the newly created regional network.

The theme of Interprofessional Education is present in the largest Education and Health event in Latin America

Between the 30th of May and the 2nd of June, the 13th International Congress of the United Network is held in Brazil, in the city of Manaus, in the State of Amazonas.

The theme of interprofessional education is present in various activities of the event.

Access the site: Rede Unida.

Learn team work in health, from undergraduate - This was the theme Chile Conference

With great interest on the part of the attendees, from May 24 to 25 the XVIII Conference of Education in Health Sciences of Chile was held, whose central theme this year was "Interprofessional education in the area of health".

The Importance of the Regional Network for Interprofessional Health Education in the Americas from the International Health Perspective

In the context of Interprofessional Health Education (IPE) activities taking place in Argentina, the project “Strategies for strengthening IPE from the international health perspective” was presented at the 2017 meeting of PAHO’s Edmundo Granda Ugalde Leaders in International Health (PLSI) Program.

The new administrative technical standard of health programs for adults and the elderly persons in Panama focuses on Interprofessional Education

On May 16 and 17, the National Team of the Adult and Senior Health Program of the General Directorate of Public Health of the Ministry of Health of Panama held the workshop to update the participants to use the new standard of health care for adults, elderly persons on clinical trials history. In the activity directed to the local staff, which includes doctors, nurses, social workers and directors, the focus of Interprofessional Education was present.

Dr. Raquel de Mock, family physician and coordinator of the Adult and Elderly Health Program, is responsible for the event's organizing team and for being a member of the standards development technical committee. She participated in the regional technical meeting on Interprofessional Education, held in December in Brazil, organized by PAHO.

The Panama workshop is an activity of the plan for the implementation of the IEP in the country, in accordance with the commitment established at that technical meeting.

As part of the agenda of the event, an exhibition was held on interprofessional education for collaborative work in primary care and resolution of practical exercises of cases through interprofessional team.

One of the important results demonstrated at the event is the incorporation of the EIP approach to the recent Technical Administrative Standard for Adult and Elderly Health Programs for use in all units of the Ministry of Health that offer primary health care.

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