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  • Validación predictiva de un método de clasificación funcional en adultos mayores 

    García-Arango, Víctor; Osorio-Ciro, Jorge; Aguirre-Acevedo, Daniel; Vanegas-Vargas, Catalina; Clavijo-Usuga, Carmen; Gallo-Villegas, Jaime (2021-02-18)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Evaluar la validez predictiva de un método de clasificación funcional (CF) sobre el uso de los servicios de urgencias y hospitalización, mortalidad y costos de la atención en salud en adultos mayores. ...
  • Cesarean sections in Brazil’s teaching hospitals: an analysis using Robson Classification 

    Mendes, Yluska Myrna Meneses Brandão e; Rattner, Daphne (2021-02-18)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To determine the distribution of cesarean sections performed in teaching hospitals participating in the Project for Improvement and Innovation in the Care and Teaching of Obstetrics and Neonatology ...
  • Vinculación de datos administrativos y su utilidad en salud pública: el caso de Ecuador 

    Orozco, Fadya; Guaygua, Santiago; López Villacis, Danilo Hernán; Muñoz, Fabián; Urquía, Marcelo L. (2021-02-18)
    [RESUMEN]. Los objetivos de este artículo son describir las características del abordaje de vinculación de bases de datos administrativos y sus usos en investigación en salud pública, y discutir las potencialidades y retos ...
  • Red Nacional de Gestión de Conocimiento, Investigación e Innovación en Tuberculosis en Colombia 

    Rincón-Torres, Carlos Eduardo; Rubio, Vivian; Castro, Claudia; García, Ingrid; Cruz, Oscar Andrés; Trujillo-Trujillo, Julián; Puerto, Gloria Mercedes (2021-02-18)
    [RESUMEN]. El Ministerio de Salud y Protección Social de Colombia, en colaboración con el Instituto Nacional de Salud y la Organización Panamericana de la Salud, convocaron en 2018 a todos los actores asociados al Programa ...
  • Llamado a la acción de San Pablo para la prevención y el control de la hipertensión arterial, 2020 

    Campbell, Norm R. C.; Schutte, Aletta E.; Varghese, Cherian V.; Ordunez, Pedro; Zhang, Xin-Hua; Khan, Taskeen; Sharman, James E.; Whelton, Paul K.; Parati, Gianfranco; Weber, Michael A.; Orías, Marcelo; Jaffe, Marc G.; Moran, Andrew E.; Plavnik, Frida Liane; Ram, Venkata S.; Brainin, Michael; Owolabi, Mayowa O.; Ramirez, Agustin J.; Barbosa, Eduardo; Bortolotto, Luiz Aparecido; Lackland, Daniel T. (2021-02-17)
    [RESUMEN]. • Cerca de una cuarta parte de los adultos tienen hipertensión, el principal factor de riesgo de muerte (inclusive la causada por cardiopatía y accidente cerebrovascular). • Existen políticas eficaces que podrían ...
  • Chamado à ação de São Paulo para prevenção e controle da hipertensão arterial, 2020 

    Campbell, Norm R. C.; Schutte, Aletta E.; Varghese, Cherian V.; Ordunez, Pedro; Zhang, Xin-Hua; Khan, Taskeen; Sharman, James E.; Whelton, Paul K.; Parati, Gianfranco; Weber, Michael A.; Orías, Marcelo; Jaffe, Marc G.; Moran, Andrew E.; Plavnik, Frida Liane; Ram, Venkata S.; Brainin, Michael; Owolabi, Mayowa O.; Ramirez, Agustin J.; Barbosa, Eduardo; Bortolotto, Luiz Aparecido; Lackland, Daniel T. (2021-02-17)
    [RESUMO]. • Cerca de ¼ dos adultos têm hipertensão arterial, que é o fator de risco isolado mais importante para morte (incluídas as mortes por cardiopatia e acidente vascular cerebral). • Existem políticas eficazes que ...
  • Propiedades diagnósticas de las definiciones de caso sospechoso de COVID-19 en Chile, 2020 

    Aubert, Josefina; Durán, Doris; Monsalves, María José; Rodríguez, María Francisca; Rotarou, Elena S.; Gajardo, Jean; Alfaro, Tania; Bertoglia, María Paz; Muñoz, Sergio; Cuadrado, Cristóbal (2021-02-17)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Comparar las propiedades diagnósticas de cinco definiciones de caso sospechoso de COVID-19 utilizadas o propuestas en Chile durante los primeros ocho meses de la pandemia. Métodos. Se analizaron las ...
  • Tuberculosis care cascade for the indigenous population in Colombia: an operational research study 

    Polanco-Pasaje, Jhon Edwin; Rodríguez-Márquez, Iader; Tello-Hoyos, Kelly Yoana; Torres- Pereda, Pilar; Guzmán-Salazar, Bertha Leonor; Pérez, Freddy (2021-02-17)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. Construct and evaluate the care cascade for pulmonary tuberculosis in the indigenous population of the department of Cauca (Colombia) and identify existing gaps. Methods. Mixed-methods sequential ...
  • Sustainability in chronic disease prevention: lessons from the Salud al Paso program in Ecuador 

    Sacoto, Fernando; Torres, Irene; López-Cevallos, Daniel F. (2021-02-17)
    [ABSTRACT]. This study analyzes the conditions and possibilities of sustainability of the Salud al Paso program of the Metropolitan Health Secretariat of the Municipality of Quito, Ecuador, as an example for similar ...
  • Experiencias y retos del Centro de Apoyo Técnico en la investigación integrada en los servicios en América Latina y el Caribe 

    Becerril-Montekio, Víctor; Torres-Pereda, Pilar; García-Bello, Luis Alberto (2021-02-16)
    [RESUMEN]. En este artículo se describen los principales modelos de integración, las experiencias de éxito y los retos del trabajo conjunto de los investigadores y los tomadores de decisiones participantes en la iniciativa ...
  • Barriers to implementing childbirth recommendations in Brazil: the women’s perspective 

    Vidal, Ávila Teixeira; Barreto, Jorge Otávio Maia; Rattner, Daphne (2021-02-16)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To identify barriers to the implementation of National Childbirth Guidelines in Brazil from the women’s perspective. Methods. A descriptive exploratory study was performed using a qualitative approach ...
  • Acceptability and adoption of clinical practice guidelines and treatment protocols on preeclampsia/ eclampsia in the Dominican Republic 

    De la Rosa, Andelys; Mordan, José; Barinas, Indiana; Toribio, Mayra; Mancebo, Diana; Rodríguez, Alexandra; Pacheco-Herrero, Mar (2021-02-11)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. Estimate the acceptability and adoption by health care workers of clinical practice guidelines and treatment protocols for women with preeclampsia/eclampsia and identify the facilitating factors and ...
  • Barriers to implementing guideline recommendations to improve childbirth care: a rapid review of evidence 

    Oliveira, Cintia de Freitas; Ribeiro, Aline Ângela Victoria; Luquine Jr., Cézar D.; de Bortoli, Maritsa Carla; Toma, Tereza Setsuko; Chapman, Evelina Maria Gracia; Barreto, Jorge Otávio Maia (2021-02-11)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To identify potential barriers to the implementation of the National Childbirth Guidelines in Brazil based on the best available global evidence. Method. A rapid review of evidence was performed in ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Measles and Diphtheria (1 February 2021) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-02-01)
    Several factors have contributed to the outbreaks of measles and diphtheria in the Region of the Americas, including lack of compliance of vaccination coverage. Moreover, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has decrease in ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Occurrence of variants of SARS-CoV-2 in the Americas (26 January 2021) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-01-26)
    The appearance of mutations is a natural and expected event within the evolution of the virus. Since the initial genomic characterization of SARS-CoV-2, the virus has been divided into different genetic groups or clades. ...
  • COVID-19 Situation Report, n.42 (25 January 2021)  

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-01-25)
    Following an outbreak of a novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China, rapid community, regional and international spread occurred with exponential growth in cases and deaths. On 30 January 2020, ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Occurrence of variants of SARS-CoV-2 in the Americas (20 January 2021) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-01-20)
    The appearance of mutations is a natural and expected event within the evolution of the virus. Since the initial genomic characterization of SARS-CoV-2, the virus has been divided into different genetic groups or clades. ...
  • Inequidad por la condición étnico-racial en el aseguramiento de salud en Colombia: un estudio de corte transversal 

    Viáfara-López, Carlos Augusto; Palacios-Quejada, Glenda; Banguera-Obregón, Alexander (2021-01-19)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Caracterizar la relación entre la inequidad por la condición étnico-racial y el tipo de aseguramiento de salud en Colombia. Métodos. Estudio de corte transversal basado en datos de la Encuesta de Calidad ...
  • COVID-19 Situation Report, n.41 (18 January 2021) 

    Organización Panamericana de la Salud; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-01-18)
    Following an outbreak of a novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China, rapid community, regional and international spread has occurred with exponential growth in cases and deaths. On 30 January ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) (15 January 2021) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-01-15)
    All 56 countries and territories in the Region of the Americas have reported COVID-19 cases and deaths. Since the 11 December 2020 PAHO/WHO Epidemiological Update on COVID-19 and as of 14 January 2021, 11,409,052 additional ...

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