a multidisciplinary capacity-building network
Now having been sustained for over 30 years, it is composed of women and men from, or based in, different countries of the region, and includes physicians, nurses and midwives, public health experts, social scientists (statisticians, economists, anthropologists) and a range of other specialists.
a strong committee
improving health conditions and the health system in the region
These themes are based on either existing, or sometimes collaborative work among the different countries, as is the case with childbirth; or on new themes with identified speakers. Conflict and political violence as a contextual parameter has been a recurring theme.