New member – Ministry of Health, Panama
New partnership – RedETSA & Ministry of Health, Panama
RedETSA wants to welcome its new member: Ministry of Health, Panama. This new addition to the Network brings the total number of institutions member to 32 in 15 different countries throughout the Americas.
The Ministry of Health’s mission is to ‘Ensure access to comprehensive care through public health services, humanized at all levels of intervention, based on the primary care strategy, and the development of the functions of rectorship, management & transformation, favoring equity, efficiency and quality with warmth during care, ensuring the processes of transparency in the use of resources and the development of health actions with citizen participation, in building the necessary conditions for the social production of health. ‘ They have recognized the need to create a Health Technologies Assessment Unit in order to improve its management in the area of medicines and supplies and other health technologies, and has thus joined RedETSA as their first step.
RedETSA is confident that the inclusion of the Ministry of Health will strengthen the network and its HTA activities in the region.