Project profile — Integrated Health Systems in Latin America and the Caribbeans


PAHO - Pan American Health Organization (47083)
2015-08-11 - 2019-12-31
Global Affairs Canada
NGM Americas

Country / region 

• Guyana (9.09%)
• Bolivia (9.10%)
• Haiti (9.09%)
• Nicaragua (9.09%)
• Peru (9.09%)
• Ecuador (9.09%)
• Colombia (9.09%)
• Paraguay (9.09%)
• Guatemala (9.09%)
• Suriname (9.09%)
• Honduras (9.09%)


• Health policy and administrative management:
Health policy and administrative management (12110) (7.78%)
Medical services (12191) (10.56%)
• Basic health care:
Basic health care (12220) (18.91%)
Basic nutrition (12240) (5.00%)
Infectious disease control (12250) (5.00%)
Health personnel development (12281) (10.00%)
• Reproductive health care:
Reproductive health care (13020) (18.88%)
STD control including HIV/AIDS (13040) (5.00%)
Personnel development for population and reproductive health (13081) (16.88%)
• Water And Sanitation: Waste management/disposal (14050) (1.99%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (significant objective)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (significant objective)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (principal objective)
• Youth Issues (principal objective)
• Indigenous Issues (significant objective)
• Disability (significant objective)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


The project aims to improve the health and protect the rights of women, adolescent girls and children, including indigenous and afro-descendant populations, living in situations of vulnerability in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru and Suriname. Project activities include: (1) strengthening national systems of health statistics to improve the reliability of data on maternal deaths; (2) strengthening the ability of health services to provide appropriate care for children, girls and women to prevent HIV transmission and other diseases transmitted from mother to child; (3) strengthening national capacity to develop annual action plans for immunization; and (5) strengthening national capacity in micronutrient distribution to children, women of childbearing age and pregnant women.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) better usage of essential health services; (2) enhanced management by national health authorities of leading diseases; and (3) improved nutritional practices in targeted populations.

Results achieved 

Results achieved as of March 2019 include: (1) 11,948 health professionals were trained in clinical management of diseases and in applying skills according to national guidelines; (2) 3,140 community leaders, members and community health workers were trained to detect and monitor priority health issues; (3) 106,740 pregnant women received diagnostic screening and treatment (e.g. for HIV, STIs, cervical cancer, Chagas disease, dengue, etc.); and (4) 66,242 pre-school and school age children received deworming interventions.

Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Transaction Date Type Value
18-06-2019 Disbursement $1,000,000
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Contributions to specific-purpose programmes and funds managed by implementing partners
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