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New commitment to health data will improve health policy in the Americas

A new plan of action to improve information systems for health (IS4H) was approved ton October 2, 2019 by ministers of health of the Americas. The plan will ensure better collection and management of data to inform decision-making, policy development, and monitoring and forecasting for the Region’s health situation.

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Ian BrooksBrooks presents state of health informatics to regional Ministers of Health

Director of the Center for Health Informatics Ian Brooks gave an invited talk on health informatics at “Celebrating 25 Years of the Core Health Indicators,” a side event held on September 30 during the 57th Session of the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) Directing Council. PAHO is the regional office of the World Health Organization.