UNESCO Chair in Research, Planning and Development of local Health Systems (307), established in 1998 at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain).


Education for health and Community participation; Adults Education; Distance Education; Medical planning; Tropical Medicine.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of Angolan Health Infrastructures.
  • To develop the networking with other universities, centres and organizations in Europe, Africa and Latin America.

Host Institution

  • University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Website

In collaboration with

  • Departamento da Saúde Pública, Instituto Superior de Enfermaría de Angola, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Agostinho Neto (Angola). Website

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education ; Natural Sciences.


Dr. Luis Serra Majem, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud
E-Mail address - silos(at)
Work Phone - 34 928 45 34 76/ 45 3446
Fax - 34 928 45 89 49
Street - Apartado de Correos 550
City - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Postal Code - E 35080
Country - Spain