Sílvia Cassiani

Regional Advisor on Nursing and Allied Health Personnel of the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO). Cassiani has a PhD in Nursing from the University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing - Brazil. She was the director of the same institution, with a master's, doctorate and postdoctoral degree. She is one of the protagonists in the implementation of the theme of Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practices in Region of the Americas. She launched the theme as a priority in the area of human resources for health in the year 2016 and has been working intensively ever since, so that the approach can contribute to improving the quality of health care. Member of University Council in Brazil. Ad-hoc Consultant of the Foundation for Research Support of the State of São Paulo (FAPESP), the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) of Brazil and with several experience in the Nursing area, with emphasis on undergraduate Nursing, Cassiani has a strategic role in Education and collaborative inter-professional health practices in the Region of the Americas.