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World Health Day “Let’s Talk About Depression”

Every April 7 since 1950, World Health Day has been observed. This day is an opportunity to build public awareness, celebrate advances, and unite people around the world who work to prevent disease and promote health. Each year, the World Health Organization (WHO) identifies a theme for World Health Day. This year’s focus is “Let’s […]

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World Water Day

Water, sanitation, and basic hygiene are essential for health, well-being, and quality of life for all human beings. Many people in Central America and throughout the world do not enjoy these basic human rights. It is estimated that 77 million people, or 15% of the latin american population, do not have access to potable water […]

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Mobile Applications in Health: tools to promote shared decision making to improve public health

Edén Galán-Rodas Medical Doctor, Surgeon. CAHI Fellow 2015. INCAE Business School. Investigator at the Center for Investigation and Innovation in Translational Nutrition and Health (CIINT). Universidad Hispanoamericana. San José, Costa Rica Scholarship Recipient 2017-2018. Masters International Occupational Safety and Health. Faculty of Medicine. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) München. Germany Nowadays, the revolution in information and communication technologies […]

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Shivaugn Ahern, Communication and Development Director

The Central American Healthcare Initiative is pleased to announce and welcome Shivaugn Ahern as the new Communication and Development Director. Shivaugn will be responsible for leading CAHI’s efforts of expanding its support base in Central America and the United States and continue positioning the organization as a key contributor to the creation of social progress […]

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CAHI Event: “Evidence-based Decision-making: New Trends in Public Health”

As part of our research, learning, and best practices in health agenda at the Central American Healthcare Initiative (CAHI), Thursday, February 9, 2017, we organized a conference titled “Evidence-based Decision-making: New Trends in Public Health” to promote innovative health projects in the region and generate discussion about training for health professionals and the use of […]

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Improved Management of Waiting Lists in Public Hospitals

Improvement of hospital management requires several steps. The health professionals and managers of hospitals must be trained professionals and they must contribute analytical, managerial, and leadership skills to their teams. Resulting decision making will impact the services offered by the hospital, directly affecting hospital performance, but more importantly, translating into greater value for patients and […]

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