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  • Evaluation of nine serological rapid tests for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 

    Mercado, Marcela; Malagón-Rojas, Jeadran; Delgado, Gabriela; Rubio, Vivian Vanesa; Muñoz Galindo, Lida; Parra Barrera, Eliana L.; Gaviria, Paula; Zabaleta, Gabriela; Alarcon, Zonia; Arévalo, Adriana; Casallas Cifuentes, Helly; Estrada, Kelly; Puerto, Gloria; Herrera Sepúlveda, María T.; Rodríguez, Helena; Galindo, Marisol; Ospina Ramírez, Martha Lucía (2020-11-24)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To evaluate the operative capacity of nine serological rapid tests to detect the IgM/IgG antibodies response in serum from patients with SARS-CoV-2 in different clinical stages. Methods. A cross-sectional ...
  • Revisión sistemática de evaluaciones económicas en salud para el tratamiento de la obesidad en adultos, 2009-2019 

    Sánchez Gómez, Julie May; Betancur Mejía, María Isabel; Cardona-Arias, Jaiberth Antonio (2020-11-24)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Analizar las evaluaciones económicas en salud para el tratamiento de la obesidad en adultos publicadas en la literatura mundial entre 2009-2019. Métodos. Revisión sistemática aplicando las guías Cochrane, ...
  • Epidemiology of human leptospirosis in Saint Lucia, 2010–2017 

    Chery, Gemma; Francis, Lorraine; Hunte, Shelly-Ann; Leon, Phil (2020-11-24)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To describe the epidemiology of human leptospirosis cases in Saint Lucia from 2010 to 2017 and determine whether there was a relationship between cases and rainfall and temperature. Methods. A ...
  • Salud pública abierta: el camino para no dejar a nadie atrás 

    D’Agostino, Marcelo et al.; Mejía Medina, Felipe; Marti, Myrna; Malek Pascha, Victoria; Nelson, Jennifer; Pombo, Cristina; Pesce, Karina; Inigo, María Isabel; Curioso, Walter H.; Rojo, Marina; Tejerina, Luis; García Saiso, Sebastián (2020-11-23)
    [RESUMEN]. En el contexto de la globalización, la salud pública requiere una cooperación continua entre todos los actores y un flujo de datos e información que facilite y apalanque esa cooperación. Sin embargo, existen aún ...
  • Maternal and child health inequalities among migrants: the case of Haiti and the Dominican Republic 

    Bouilly, Roberta; Gatica-Domínguez, Giovanna; Mesenburg, Marilia; Cáceres Ureña, Francisco I.; Leventhal, Daniel G. P.; Barros, Aluísio J. D.; Victora, Cesar G.; Wehrmeister, Fernando C. (2020-11-10)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To assess coverage and inequalities in maternal and child health interventions among Haitians, Haitian migrants in the Dominican Republic and Dominicans. Methods. Cross-sectional study using data ...
  • The effect of early-stage public health policies in the transmission of COVID-19 for South American countries 

    Valcarcel, Bryan; Avilez, Jose L.; Torres-Roman, J. Smith; Poterico, Julio A.; Bazalar-Palacios, Janina; La Vecchia, Carlo (2020-11-10)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objectives. The analysis of transmission dynamics is crucial to determine whether mitigation or suppression measures reduce the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This study sought to estimate the ...
  • Ambient air pollutants and their effect on COVID-19 mortality in the United States of America 

    Liu, Samuel; Li, Meng (2020-11-10)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To examine the impact of four ambient air pollutants on the COVID-19 mortality rate in the United States of America. Methods. Using publicly accessible data collected by the United States Census ...
  • The HIV epidemic in Jamaica: a need to strengthen the National HIV Program 

    Figueroa, J. Peter; Duncan, Jacqueline P.; Bailey, Althea; Skyers, Nicola (2020-11-09)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objectives. To assess the status of the HIV epidemic and programmatic implementation in Jamaica while identifying strategies for achieving effective HIV control. Methods. The assessment included a review of the ...
  • Barreiras à implementação de recomendações para assistência ao parto normal: revisão rápida de evidências 

    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 (2020-11-06)
    [RESUMO]. Objetivo. Identificar potenciais barreiras à implementação das recomendações das Diretrizes Nacionais de Assistência ao Parto Normal a partir das melhores evidências globais disponíveis. Métodos. Realizou-se uma ...
  • Emerging mental health challenges, strategies, and opportunities in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: Perspectives from South American decision-makers 

    Antiporta, Daniel A.; Bruni, Andrea (2020-11-06)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To identify emerging mental health problems, strategies to address them, and opportunities to reform mental health systems during the COVID-19 pandemic in South America. Methods. An online questionnaire ...
  • Estudio cualitativo sobre la implementación del Programa de continuidad de cuidados y rehabilitación para personas con trastornos mentales graves en el Perú 

    Diez-Canseco, Francisco; Rojas-Vargas, Jefferson; Toyama, Mauricio; Mendoza, María; Cavero, Victoria; Maldonado, Humberto; Caballero, July; Cutipé, Yuri (2020-11-04)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Describir la implementación del Programa de continuidad de cuidados y rehabilitación (PCC-R) en centros de salud mental comunitaria (CSMC) del Perú. Métodos. Estudio cualitativo sobre la implementación ...
  • Densidad de recurso humano y desigualdad en gastos en salud en países de las Américas 

    Guerrero Núñez, Juan (2020-11-04)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Determinar existencia de desigualdad y gradiente en gastos de bolsillo, gasto público y gasto privado, entre países americanos estratificados según su densidad de recurso humano en salud (RHS). Métodos. ...
  • Barreiras e estratégias para implementação de Diretrizes Nacionais do Parto Normal no Brasil 

    Barreto, Jorge Otávio Maia; Bortoli, Maritsa C.; Luquine Jr., Cézar D.; Oliveira, Cintia F.; Toma, Tereza S.; Ribeiro, Aline A. V.; Tesser, Taís R.; Rattner, Daphne; Vidal, Avila; Mendes, Yluska; Carvalho, Viviane; Neri, Mônica Almeida; Chapman, Evelina (2020-11-03)
    [RESUMO]. Este relato apresenta os processos e resultados de um projeto de tradução do conhecimento desenvolvido em três etapas para identificar barreiras e estratégias para a efetiva implementação das Diretrizes Nacionais ...
  • Information and communication technologies in neonatal health 

    Duran, Pablo; Sommer, Janine A.; Otero, Paula; Daus, Mariana; Benitez, Sonia; Serruya, Suzanne; De Francisco, Luis Andres (2020-11-03)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objectives. To identify scientific evidence on the use and results of information and communication technologies for the improvement of neonatal health in general or specific health problems or interventions, ...
  • Equidad, abordajes interculturales y acceso a la información sobre las medicinas tradicionales, complementarias e integrativas en las Américas 

    Gallego-Pérez, Daniel F.; Abdala, Carmen Verônica Mendes; Amado, Daniel Miele; Carvalho de Sousa, Islândia Maria; Aldana-Martínez, Natalia Sofía; Ghelman, Ricardo (2020-11-03)
    [RESUMEN]. El acceso a la información y los abordajes interculturales en el ámbito de la salud son esenciales para la eliminación de inequidades en el acceso a los servicios de salud y la atención sanitaria. Los modelos ...
  • Bulletin d'Immunisation, v.42, n.3, Sep. 2020 

    Organisation panaméricaine de la Santé; Family, Health Promotion and Life Course (FPL) (Washington, D.C., OPS, 2020-10-28)
    Dans Ce Numéro: Mise au point, distribution et approvisionnement des vaccins | Ce que j’ai appris en tant que conseiller en vaccination pendant la pandémie de COVID-19... par Marc Rondy, point focal de l’OPS/OMS en vaccination ...
  • Boletim de Imunização, v.42, n.3, Sep. 2020 

    Organização Pan-Americana da Saúde; Family, Health Promotion and Life Course (FPL) (Washington, D.C., OPAS, 2020-10-28)
    Nesta Edição: Desenvolvimento, distribuição e fornecimento de vacinas | Lo que aprendi como assessor de imunização durante a pandemia de COVID-19… Marc Rondy, ponto focal para imunização da OPAS/OMS na Guatemala | Resumo ...
  • Immunization Newsletter, v.42, n.3, Sep. 2020 

    Pan American Health Organization; Family, Health Promotion and Life Course (FPL) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-10-28)
    In this edition: Vaccine Development, Distribution, and Supply | What I Have Learned as an Immunization Advisor during the COVID-19 Pandemic… | Summary of The Status of National Immunization Programs During the Covid-19 ...
  • Boletín de Inmunización, v.42, n.3, Sep. 2020 

    Organización Panamericana de la Salud; Family, Health Promotion and Life Course (FPL) (Washington, D.C., OPS, 2020-10-28)
    En esta edición: Desarrollo, distribución y suministro de vacunas | Lo que aprendí como asesor de inmunización durante la pandemia de COVID-19… Marc Rondy, Punto Focal de Vigilancia para COVID-19 de la OPS/OMS en Guatemala ...
  • Life expectancy, death, and disability in Haiti, 1990- 2017: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 

    Fene, Fato; Ríos-Blancas, María Jesús; Lachaud, James; Razo, Christian; Lamadrid- Figueroa, Hector; Liu, Michael; Michel, Jacob; Thermidor, Roody; Lozano, Rafael (2020-10-26)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To investigate the magnitude and distribution of the main causes of death, disability, and risk factors in Haiti. Methods. We conducted an ecological analysis, using data estimated from the Global ...

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