Virtual Health Library


About VHL

Advisory Committee

The committee consists of:

Centro de Documentación e Información en Cáncer (CDIC)    -     

Programa Nacional de Control del Cáncer (PRONACCAN)  -

Servicio de Oncología Clínica de la Facultad de Medicina  -

Representación OPS/Uruguay   -   

Sindicato Médico del Uruguay   -  

It was created in May 2002. Its main purpose consists in coordinate adequately and effectively the sources of information of the VHL-O, according to the quality criteria demanded by Bireme / WHO for development, monitoring and adequacy of the BVSs to new realities.

Main objectives:

  • To contribute to the development of sources of information for the VHL-O, in coordination and cooperation with other thematic, institutional and national VHLs.
    To promote common actions with other agencies of the area for the establishment of cooperative arrangements between institutions to provide a better and efficiently use of available resources.

Interagency cooperation agreement between Comisión Honoraria de Lucha Contra el Cáncer(CHLCC), Organización Panamericana de la Salud (PAHO/WHO) and Sindicato Médico del Uruguay(SMU) for the creation of a Consortium of the Virtual Health Library (VHL) in Uruguay.


The Honorary Committee To Fight Against Cancer

Brandzen Street 12th Floor Phone (598) 2402 0807 - 2402 0809 - Fax (598) 2401 9189 - Montevideo - Uruguay


Update: May, 2015