LAC Digital Health Network

Towards collaboration, dialogue, and the exchange of knowledge and experiences among the governments of Latin America and the Caribbean to advance the digital transformation in regional health

What is RACSEL?

The Latin American and Caribbean digital health network, hereinafter referred to as RACSEL, is an initiative of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) supported by the Inter-American Development Bank. It is established as a systematic horizontal technical cooperation mechanism through which exchanges are promoted, multiplied, strengthened, and energized, aimed at developing, disseminating, and implementing best practices in digital health to support institutional development processes and their progress in the region.




To promote collaborative work and cooperation in the field of digital health, so that the good practices and results achieved in one country can be leveraged by others, resulting in increased efficiency and effectiveness. This, in turn, leads to an improvement in the quality of healthcare services and overall social growth and well-being.




To be one of the main global networks of cooperation in electronic and digital health, and a reference in the dissemination, promotion, and adoption of standards, through dialogue, coordination, and the exchange of knowledge and experience


Registration for the second LACPass Connectathon is now open


The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the American Network for Cooperation on eHealth (RACSEL), together with the National Center for Health Information Systems (CENS), inform that the technical registration is now open for interested countries to register for the Second LACPASS Conectathon to be held on November 12-14, 2023 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


The initiative is part of the Regional Public Good project "Digital transformation in health to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean" and the "Convergence of cross-border interoperability initiatives for Latin America and the Caribbean" in which 15 countries are currently participating.


The details of the administrative and technical requirements of the registration process, which will last until September 29th of this year, were announced in a webinar led by IHE (Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise). During the webinar, the process was reviewed in detail in the Gazelle Test Management platform, which will be used to run the technical tests during the Conectathon in November. The technical objectives and tracks to be carried out in the different phases of the event and the roadmap of activities proposed for the event were also reviewed.


The content of this webinar can be found at the following links:  (inglés)   (español)


Event registration

1.Gazelle Test Management Registration

Registration process documentation:

2.- New participants must create an organization and an account in Gazelle TM.

3.- Select LACPass test session - Projectathon 2023 - Sao Paulo.

4.- Register your system for available profiles and actors.