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Equity in Health Policy Assessment: Region of the Americas
The Region of the Americas has prioritized the achievement of health equity—“the absence of avoidable or remediable differences among groups of people, whether these groups are defined socially, economically, demographically ...
Information Systems for Health: Lessons Learned and After-Action Review of the Implementation Process in the Caribbean, 2016–2019
This publication reviews the work of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) with the countries of the Caribbean subregion and assesses the lessons learned to extend successful strategies and avoid obstacles. It also ...
Health Systems Services Profile St. Vincent and the Grenadines
The National Strategic Health Plan 2007-2012 articulates the strategic direction for the reform and the primary care orientation is the framework for organizing the health system. The national health priorities seek to ...
Promoting Immunization Equity in the Americas. Intersectoral Collaboration, Civil Society Participation, and Community Engagement: Sucre, Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
In Bolivia (Plurinational State of), public participation in the decision making, management, and monitoring of the public health system is enshrined in the national constitution. The Family, Community, and Intercultural ...
Promoting Immunization Equity in the Americas. Emergency Response and Vaccine Equity among Migrant Populations and Border Communities: Guyana
In response to concurrent measles, diphtheria, and yellow fever outbreaks in the Americas Region alongside increasing migratory movement, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) declared an emergency situation in ...
Promoting Immunization Equity in the Americas. Establishing an Electronic Immunization Registry: Grenada
In 2015, the Grenada Ministry of Health (MOH) began updating its localized, paper-based immunization information system through the establishment of a nationwide electronic immunization registry (EIR), the Grenadian ...
Promoting Immunization Equity in the Americas. Establishing an Electronic Immunization Registry: Uruguay
In 2017, Uruguay’s Ministry of Public Health (MPH) implemented a new electronic immunization registry (EIR), the Vaccine Information System (SIV, acronym in Spanish).
Promoting Immunization Equity in the Americas. Strategies for Monitoring the Impact of Social Inequalities: Colombia
Implementing strategies to monitor immunization inequalities is crucial to more effectively informing strategic planning and programmatic decision-making aimed at improving immunization equity.
Eight Guiding Principles of Digital Transformation of the Health Sector. A Call to Pan American Action
The digitization of health services implies important cultural changes for both health personnel and the population in general. This guide presents eight guiding principles aimed at guiding the countries of the Region of ...
Crisis Communication related to vaccine safety: technical guidance
Vaccine- and vaccination-related crises require a communication response that is different from the communication strategies used to promote the benefits and importance of vaccines in general. This document presents the ...