Mainstreaming human security in country health plans in Central America and the Dominican Republic

Duration: December 2015 – December 2018
Budget: US$538,026 (UNTFHS: $308,026; Pooled Funding: $230,000)
Implementing Agencies: PAHO/WHO

Towards the advancement of Universal Health Coverage, the programme successfully mainstreamed the human security approach into health planning processes in Central America and the Dominican Republic, particularly at the local level, by developing multi-lingual training modules, human security-based assessment tools, and guidelines on incorporating the human security approach towards inclusive and comprehensive health plans.


Mainstreaming human security to build community resilience within the context of health: a strategy to implement the 2030 agenda for sustainable development at the community level [EN][SP]

Health and Human Security Course

Human security analysis tool

  • Guidelines for assessing the incorporation of the human security approach in local health plans [EN] [SP]

Local health plan assessment results and recommendations from the human security perspective