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January 2006

Newsletter VHL 031 27/January/2006

ISSN 1809-6859

PAHO IKM area discusses BIREME's planning for 2006-2007

Technical cooperation actions by BIREME/PAHO/WHO for 2006 and 2007, highlighting projects and actions oriented for the development of scientific and technical information, publication capacity and access in Latin America and the Caribbean, through the operation, expansion and strengthening of VHL, SciELO and ScienTI networks was the purpose of the first meeting held by PAHO Information Knowledge Management (IKM) area in 2006. This meeting involved a group of Pan-American Health Organization professionals in Washington (USA), and another group headquartered at BIREME, in Sao Paulo
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Virtual Community strengthens communication at RIPSA

RIPSA results from the cooperation between the Brazilian Ministry of Health and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Country Office in Brazil. The RIPSA network aims to improve the availability of basic data, indicators and analyses on health care and its trends in Brazil. A Virtual Community was established inside the VLH context, with the support from João Batista Risi Júnior (PWR BRA), to strengthen the communication between the network actors and therefore, to cooperate in consolidating RIPSA in the country
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SciELO, ScienTI and VHL networks were highlights at the 2nd International Seminar on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators

The 2nd International Seminar on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators was held in Santiago, Chile, from January 16-18, 2006. The main purpose was to analyze different aspects of scientometric indicators and to learn about the new developments and information technologies to generate these indicators. BIREME/PAHO/WHO participated with a team made up by Abel Packer, Director, Regina Castro, coordinator of Scientific Communication on Health (CCS), and Rogério Meneghini, scientific coordinator of SciELO Brazil
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VHL on Sustainable Development and Environmental Health has been leveraged in Nicaragua

Once again, Nicaragua stands out. Now, it is developing the VHL Sustainable Development and Environmental Health (VHL DE). From December 12 to 15, 2005, a capacity building workshop for the Empresa de Agua y Alcantarillado (ENACAL) information professionals was held aiming to leverage this VHL. ENACAL is an organization that effectively cooperates with the VHL DE initiative in Nicaragua
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SES SP Site displays the Health Legislation empowered by BIREME Full Text System

By accessing the site of the State Secretary of Health of the State of Sao Paulo (SES-SP) it is possible to find the most recent joint work consolidated between BIREME/PAHO/WHO and the Documentation Technical Center (CTD) of SES-SP, Brazil: the LEGSES-SP, a database on health legislation that works as a tool to search, promotion and access information on health legislation in full text
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Eighth group concludes the long distance course on bibliographic search in the VHL

A pioneer initiative at BIREME/PAHO/WHO and operating regularly for over one year, the Long Distance Course on Bibliographic Search in the Virtual Health Library (VHL) has just concluded its eighth study group, with 66 students. Given via the internet, the course provides permanent tutorship and follow-up by two lecturers. Over one thousand students from practically all Brazilian states have already taken part in this course since its beginning about two years ago
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