A virtual exposition space for information and discussion on Health in Housing, developed by telematic means as a discussion list and promoted by the Pan American Network for Health in Housing Centers and the Pan American Center for Sanitary Engineering (CEPIS/ PAHO), under the patronage of the Basic Sanitation Program of the Health and Environment Division of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

A regional and international forum for information broadcasting and criteria confrontation specialized on Health in Housing, which was based on telecommunication facility. This forum is opened for participation of all professionals interested in these thema. Its basic language will be Spanish, but also it should be allowed contributions in English, French and Portuguese, as a way of stimulating participants of the English Caribbean, Haiti and Brazil. 

You will be able to find more information on VIVSALUD looking for the WEB URL:

2. Subscription (This process is free)

To participate is necessary be subscribed by anyone of the following modalities:

a) By electronic mail, sending a message to the list managers through e-mail:

b) by electronic mail, sending a command to the list automated manager.


From: (your e-mail address)

c) By means of the list web site, filling a registration form:

3. All exchanged list messages will be automatically filed and it could be made searches through following URL address:

4. The list´s managing

Dr. Carlos Barceló: ( INHEM – La Habana)
Ing. Paulo Cezar Pinto: (OPS/OMS - Washington)
Dr. Maurizio Trevisan: (SUNY – Buffalo)

5. Operation

Each member sends his message to the electronic address of VIVSALUD@CEPIS.ORG.PE list. The (LISTSERV 1.8d®) software guides automatically each message to all list members. Anyone of the undersigneds can begin discussions on general or concrete topics. List members can answer or comment messages, and so on.

This is a virtual discussion on Health in Housing issues. So that, VIVSALUD list will be effective and relevant, while each member must be responsible to verify quality of exchanged information and to follow rules of ‘Netiqueta’ :

6. To request registration of other members to VIVSALUD list, you must send a message to the managers

7. Cancellation

a)By electronic mail, sending a message to list´s managers

b) By electronic mail, sending a command to the automated list manager.


From: (your e-mail address)

c) By means of the list web site, filling a cancellation form:

Recall preferably to avoid use of files attached to message’s body, but sign always your contributions. Try to condense information or opinions you wish to communicate, for sake of briefness. In your first list contribution, we request, that after your firm, identify your profession, affiliation, country and any other information that serves to provide knowledge on yourself to participants. Thank you very much .

With Best Wishes for receiving your valuable contributions. Sincerely,

Maurizio Trevisan
Dr. Maurizio Trevisan
Carlos Barcelo
Dr. Carlos Barceló

Paulo Cezar Pinto
Ing. Paulo Cezar Pinto

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