This section includes the publication of research projects undertaken by IHN members. Also included are opportunities for collaborative research and continuing education, including links to scholarships, grants, courses, and upcoming events that may be of interest to IHN members.

Research Projects by members of the International Health Network (IHN)


This section aims to share the outcomes of research projects and/or publications conducted by members of the IHN.

Research report: Outcome Evaluation of the Edmundo Granda Ugalde Leaders in International Health Program. 2008- 2012

Measuring the Progress and Success of Regional Health Policies: PRARI Toolkit of Indicators for the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR):  Publicationfollowing the research conducted by LIHP Alumni during the program.

Monitoring Pro-Poor Health-Policy Success in UNASUR: Publication following the research conducted by LIHP Alumni during the program.

How do national contraceptions laws and policies address the contraceptive needs of adolescent in Paraguay?: Published by LIHP Alumni

Sexual and reproductive rights for contraception in Bolivia, Colombia and Uruguay in the framework of Human Rights: Published by LIHP Alumni


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Continuing education 

Members of the network can suggest interesting opportunities to access available scholarships,  courses and training (online and onsite) here. 

Apply: Edmundo Granda Ugalde Leaders in International Health Program. Deadline February 15 2019.      


Scholarship opportunities


Opportunity Link

650 scholarships in Canada for Latin American and Caribbean citizens

ERASMUS +: Scholarships for Master’s studies, teaching abroad opportunities, research collaboration, and volunteer programs within the EU.

Grants and Resources for Sustainability

(Research) Thomas J.Alexander Fellowship: Equity and education, policy analysis and research.
Directory  of Grants and Fellowships in the Global Health Sciences: compilation of international funding opportunities in biomedical and behavioral research
Welcome Trust Biomedical Science Grants in Public Health and Social Sciences for individuals ranging from young professionals to senior researchers.
World Bank Scholarships
Colombia Científica (COLCIENCIAS)
Human Reproduction Program: research for impact (research opportunities offered according to need)
Fundación Carolina Scholarships
(Peru) Fogarty KUSKAYA

Leaders for Health Equity Fellowship Program

OEA-GCUB-PAHO Postgraduate studies in Mexico and Brazil

Scholarship Program. Korea-LAC. Improving Public Management.

Global Women Change Leaders

Embassy of Japan: Scholarships for  Dominican professionals

AIDS 2018 Interantional Scholarships

International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA)




The Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization and the International Organization for Migration invite you to the International Seminar on Migration and Health.


When: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Location: to be confirmed


On the occasion, the Lancet Global Report on Migration and Health will be launched and will be discussed with international experts on the current situation of migration in Latin America and Peru.


We appreciate booking the date for this event. The agenda will be sent as soon as possible.     If you have any questions, you can send an email to:;;;;;


Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean (FREE)
Evaluation of programs with social impact
Global Health Training Centre e-learning courses
Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research (National Institutes of Health-NIH)
Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH);

ISAGS and FLACSO 1st edition of the course Health and Governance


Call for papers

Deadline Details Link
August 30, 2019  XVI Encuentro Científico. INS Colombia.
November 18, 2018 (Abstract) Second Annual Conference on the Health of Migrants

30 November, 2017 (Abstract)

The academic journal Social Justice Research is calling for papers to appear in their special feature titled “Justice and Health”. The journal will consider submissions from a variety of disciplines that contribute to the theme of justice in health care access, health outcomes, and the setting of priorities through theoretical or empirical methods.
29 December, 2017 The Pan American Journal of Public Health is calling for papers to be published in a special issue titled “Primary Health Care in the Americas: 40 Years after Alma-Ata”. The issue will be published in 2018, marking forty years since the declaration of Alma-Ata. The Journal of Public Health is calling for papers related to four key areas: (1) strategies and programs to reduce inequities in health and health care; (2) increasing response capacity of first level of care; (3) leadership and governance; and (4) organizing the community to promote universal access to health and universal health coverage.




VI LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBEAN GLOBAL HEALTH CONGRESS  "Sustainable development and global health: equality and equity challenges in the region"

October, 28th and 29th, 2020








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