PAHO – IS4H Response to COVID-19

PAHO’s IS4H website includes technical resources for countries to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic using digital solutions. The site is constantly being updated. Click here to visit the website.

Key resources include:

  • IS4H - COVID-19: Teleconsultations during a pandemic

In situations where a pandemic is declared, the feelings of anxiety and uncertainty can overwhelm people, and health systems can struggle to cope with an uncontrolled and exponential demand. Teleconsultations are a safe and effective way to assess suspected cases and guide the patient’s diagnosis and treatment, minimizing the risk of disease transmission.



  • PAHO COVID-19 Guidance and the latest research in the Americas

This searchable database provides access to technical guidelines, scientific publications, and ongoing research protocols from the Americas and affected countries worldwide regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

Recommendations and guidance from the Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization are also included, making it a useful platform of trusted information for decision and policy-making authorities, researchers, health professionals, and individuals.

The literature is organized into three main categories: Save Lives, Protect Health Care Workers, and Slow the Spread. Other filters including subcategories, type of study, authorship, and language (English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and others) are also available.


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Last Update: 09/11/2020

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