Winners of the 2021 call for social innovations in health

PAHO is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 call for social innovations in health, organized by the node for social innovation in health for Latin America and the Caribbean SIHI-LAC, which is coordinated by the International Center for Medical Training and Research CIDEIM , as a regional training center for the Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO / WHO), and the National Autonomous University of Honduras. The initiative has received support from the Swedish Agency for International Development Cooperation AIDS, as well as TDR and PAHO.

The call received 106 were eligible, and after a rigorous evaluation process with an independent panel of experts in innovation, health and development, these 4 projects were selected for being social innovations that during the COVID-19 pandemic have been contributing to the strengthening of systems of health. In the context of Universal Health Day.

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