2017 CALL FOR SOLUTIONS

We are searching for community-based solutions that are improving healthcare.
If you have developed and are implementing a healthcare solution, we want to learn from you!
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CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

We have been searching for solutions that are improving health care delivery in Central America and the Caribbean!

CONTINENT
The Americas

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Region
Central America and the Caribbean

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is partnering in an international collaboration with the Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas (CIDEIM, Cali, Colombia), the Universidad Icesi (Cali, Colombia) and the World Health Organization Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR/WHO) to identify, map, study and promote community-based solutions to health problems in Central America and the Caribbean (CAC).

THE OPPORTUNITY

Across Central America and the Caribbean, thousands of health-care workers, business owners, students, government workers, community members and innovators are tackling health issues locally and implementing solutions for more inclusive, more effective and more affordable health care.

 

These are the passionate agents of change we have been looking for. Through a call for solutions, we will study, assess and select the most promising projects to undertake cases studies that will advance the knowledge on health care innovative approaches.

WE HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR SOLUTIONS THAT,
AMONG OTHERS, ARE:

Addressing health care issues related to infectious diseases

Empowering indigenous communities

Improving health and well-being

Addressing conditions and root causes that contribute to death

That are located in Central America and the Caribbean

OUR SELECTED SOLUTIONS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO

Be recognised by national and global health policy makers

 

Have a case study published on your solution

 

Meet other social innovators in their region

 

Make a contribution to the improvement of health in Central America and the Caribbean by sharing your experiences and developing the collective knowledge in this field. We want to share your story and learn from it!

TO LEARN MORE AND SEE OTHER EXAMPLES OF SOCIAL INNOVATION IN HEALTH VISIT one of the case studies below.