Structuring Networks - RINS


The Network of National Institutes of Health (RINS), created in March 2010, is integrated to the National Health Institutes or similar institutions of member countries. Its mission is to contribute to its strengthening and fully development as structuring bodies of the national Health Systems, as well as “the construction of integrated process that contribute to the solution of health problems in the South American countries”.

Executive Secretariat: Brazil – Oswaldo Cruz Foundation

Coordination: Argentina
Alternate Coordination: Ecuador



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 […]


RINS will hold a Workshop on UNASUR?s national networks of laboratories in April

During the first formal meeting of the Advisory Board of South American Institute of Government in Health (Isags), which ended yesterday (03/08) and had as its participants, members of the five Networks and Technical Groups (GTs) of UNASUR-Health, the Executive Secretary of the Network of National Health Institutes (RINS), Féliz Rosemberg, spoke about the main […]


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.


UNASUR secretary-general gathers with members of ISAGS and the Structuring Networks of the Health Council

The meeting was held at the institute’s headquarters and addressed the role of Health in economic, political and social agendas of the bloc.


Rins will hold seminars for structuring the National Network of Laboratories and the Regional Program for Assessing Health Technologies

The Network of the National Health Institutes (Rins) decided, this Saturday (11/19) morning, in Rio de Janeiro, to hold two specific seminars for discussing and defining the structure of the National Network of Health Laboratories and creating a Regional Program for Assessing Health Technologies. These are two of the 35 projects that are included in […]


Isags meeting was highly positive, says Cesar Cabral

A week after the meeting with networks and technical groups, and also attending Isags Advisory Board meeting, UNASUL Health Pro-Tempore President secretary head, and Public Health School Network representative, César R. Cabral Mereles says that the meeting is “highly positive.” César Cabral explains that the Advisory Board meeting (March 7-8) at Isags head office was […]