Health Diplomacy

As an organization of international cooperation, ISAGS has in Health Diplomacy one of its most dynamic and transversal areas – it is performed by all of the Institute´s Units and practically all its actions. Acting as a hub between the Institute and its counterparts, the area of ​​International Relations and Cooperation, in addition, promotes networking with other bodies and different Sectoral Councils of UNASUR.


Work Topics

– International agreements
– Health diplomacy
– Courses



Consultative Council gathers to propose an agenda for 2019

The ISAGS Consultative Council met between April 11 and 12 at the Institute’s headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, to discuss and propose actions for the next year of work. Representatives from 8 UNASUR countries, including members of the ministries, technical groups and structuring networks of the South American Health Council, as well as ISAGS officials […]


#Institutional: ISAGS pays an official visit to Bolivia

Our Director Carina Vance met with Minister Ariana Campero, and coordinated joint work initiatives for the Pro Tempore Presidency of Bolivia at UNASUR, which begins in April Between March 19 and 23, the international relations team of ISAGS held a series of meetings in Bolivia’s Ministry of Health with the goal of establishing a work […]



Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Carlos Slim, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Michael Bloomberg. Everyone knows these names. But could anyone tell what these and other mega-billionaires have to do with global health? How do the world’s richest men interfere with public health decisions in the most important multilateral fora? The answer to these questions lies in […]


The 2018 Annual Operative Plan of ISAGS is under way

Every year, ISAGS submits to its Directing Council the work proposals for the following year. It’s the so-called Annual Operative Plan (POA 2018), which gathers and systematizes the main initiatives that will be carried out by the Institute’s different areas of action. “After an excellent year of activities and a good regional positioning in 2017, […]


PAN AMERICAN SANITARY CONFERENCE 2017: The participation of the countries of UNASUR

Read all about the decisions, resolutions and participation of the South American countries in the conference of the Pan American Health Organization


ISAGS signs collaboration agreement with INS Colombia

With the agreement, the institutions are committed to promote and strengthen relationships for integration in health in the region.