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  • Efeito do Programa Mais Médicos sobre internações sensíveis à atenção primária 

    Russo, Letícia Xander; Silva, Everton Nunes da; Rosales, Carlos; Rocha, Thiago Augusto Hernandes; Vivas, Gabriel (2020-04)
    [RESUMO]. O presente artigo teve como objetivo avaliar o efeito do Programa Mais Médicos (PMM) nas taxas de internação por condições sensíveis à atenção primária (ICSAP) por faixa etária no Brasil. Realizou-se um estudo ...
  • Impacto del Programa TARGA en la disminución de casos de sida en el sistema de salud peruano, 1983-2018 

    Enríquez Canto, Yordanis; Díaz Gervasi, Giovani Martín; Menacho Alvirio, Luis Alberto (2020-04)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Evaluar el impacto del programa de terapia antirretroviral de gran actividad (TARGA) en la disminución de casos estadio sida en Perú en el período 1983-2018. Métodos. Experimento natural con diseño de ...
  • Gestão adequada de resíduos sólidos como fator de proteção na ocorrência da dengue 

    Mol, Marcos Paulo Gomes; Queiroz, Josiane T. Matos; Gomes, Júlia; Heller, Léo (2020-04)
    [RESUMO]. Objetivo. Verificar a existência de associação de indicadores de gestão de resíduos sólidos e socioeconômicos municipais com índices de incidência de dengue, Zika e Chikungunya nos municípios do estado brasileiro ...
  • Mexico’s 2018 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth: Full report 

    Argumedo, Gabriela; Taylor, Juan Ricardo López y; Gaytán-González, Alejandro; González-Casanova, Inés; Villalobos, Martín Francisco González; Jáuregui, Alejandra; Jáuregui Ulloa, Edtna; Medina, Catalina; Pacheco Miranda, Yoali Selene; Pérez Rodríguez, Marcela; Resendiz, Eugen; Retano Pelayo, Ricardo Alejandro; Rodríguez Martínez, María del Pilar; Galaviz, Karla I. (2020-04)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objectives. Mexico’s 2018 Report Card evaluates the opportunities available for Mexican children and youth to reach healthy levels of physical activity, sleep, and sedentary behavior. Methods. The Report Card ...
  • Custos atribuíveis a obesidade, hipertensão e diabetes no Sistema Único de Saúde, Brasil, 2018 

    Nilson, Eduardo Augusto Fernandes; Andrade, Rafaella da Costa Santin; Brito, Daniela Aquino de; Oliveira, Michele Lessa de (2020-04)
    [RESUMO]. Objetivo. Estimar os custos atribuíveis a hipertensão arterial, diabetes mellitus e obesidade no Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS) no Brasil em 2018. Métodos. Realizou-se uma estimativa dos custos atribuíveis a doenças ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Diphtheria (3 March 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-03-03)
    In 2018 and 2019, Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela have reported confirmed cases. In 2020, Haiti and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela have reported confirmed cases. The following is a summary ...
  • Status of national policy on companion of choice at birth in Latin America and the Caribbean: Gaps and challenges 

    De Mucio, Bremen; Binfa, Lorena; Ortiz, Jovita; Portela, Anayda (2020-03)
    [ABSTRACT]. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends a companion of choice during labor and birth, to improve maternal and perinatal outcomes and women’s satisfaction with health services. To better understand the ...
  • Declaración de posición del Grupo de la Comisión Lancet de Hipertensión con respecto a la mejora mundial de las normas de exactitud para los dispositivos de medición de la presión arterial 

    Sharman, James E.; O'Brien, Eoin; Alpert, Bruce; Schutte, Aletta E.; Delles, Christian; Hecht Olsen, Michael; Asmar, Roland; Atkins, Neil; Barbosa, Eduardo; Calhoun, David; Campbell, Norm R.C.; Chalmers, John; Benjamin, Ivor; Jennings, Garry; Laurent, Stéphane; Boutouyrie, Pierre; Lopez-Jaramillo, Patricio; McManus, Richard J.; Mihailidou, Anastasia S.; Ordunez, Pedro; Padwal, Raj; Palatini, Paolo; Parati, Gianfranco; Poulter, Neil; Rakotz, Michael K.; Rosendorff, Clive; Saladini, Francesca; Scuteri, Angelo; Sebba Barroso, Weimar; Cho, Myeong-Chan; Sung, Ki-Chul; Townsend, Raymond R.; Wang, Ji-Guang; Willum Hansen, Tine; Wozniak, Gregory; Stergiou, George (2020-03)
    [RESUMEN]. La Comisión Lancet de Hipertensión determinó que una medida clave para responder a la carga mundial que representa la hipertensión arterial era mejorar la calidad de las mediciones de la presión arterial, mediante ...
  • No evidence supports the use of ether and chloroform inhalation for treating COVID-19 

    Martins-Filho, Paulo Ricardo; Santos, Victor Santana (2020-03)
    Dear Editor, SARS-CoV-2 has been spreading rapidly across the world as well as the number of fake news on social media regarding harmful or non-harmful treatments which are ineffective for treating COVID-19. In Brazil, the ...
  • Crisis social y política en Chile: la demanda por acceso y cobertura universal de salud 

    Artaza Barrios, Osvaldo; Méndez, Claudio A. (2020-03)
    [RESUMEN]. En Chile se ha producido un desarrollo económico que no ha resuelto profundas desigualdades. Hoy en día, se intenta resolver una intensa crisis política y social que irrumpe de modo explosivo en octubre de 2019 ...
  • Características sociodemográficas asociadas a la prevalencia del consumo de tabaco en Costa Rica 

    Espinoza Aguirre, Azálea; Fantin, Romain; Barboza Solis, Cristina; Salinas Miranda, Abraham (2020-03)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Determinar las asociaciones existentes entre las características sociodemográficas y la prevalencia del consumo actual de tabaco en Costa Rica, según los resultados de la Encuesta Global de Tabaquismo ...
  • Argumentos de la industria alimentaria en contra del etiquetado frontal de advertencias nutricionales en Uruguay 

    Ares, Gastón; Bove, Isabel; Díaz, Rodrigo; Moratorio, Ximena; Benia, Wilson; Gomes, Fabio (2020-03)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Identificar los argumentos de la industria alimentaria en contra del etiquetado frontal de advertencias nutricionales en Uruguay. Métodos. Se realizó un análisis de contenido de los comentarios de la ...
  • Clinical trials on drug repositioning for COVID-19 treatment 

    Rosa, Sandro G. Viveiros; Santos, Wilson C. (2020-03)
    [ABSTRACT]. The World Health Organization (WHO) was informed on December 2019 about a coronavirus pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan, Hubei province (China). Subsequently, on March 12, 2020, 125,048 cases and 4,614 deaths were ...
  • O Programa Mais Médicos na saúde indígena: o caso do Alto Solimões, Amazonas, Brasil 

    Schweickardt, Júlio César; Ferla, Alcindo Antônio; Lima, Rodrigo Tobias Sousa; Amorim, Juleimar Soares Coelho de (2020-03)
    [RESUMO]. Objetivo. Descrever os efeitos do Programa Mais Médicos (PMM) sobre a saúde indígena no Distrito Sanitário Especial Indígena Alto Rio Solimões. Métodos. Estudo descritivo desenvolvido por meio de entrevistas ...
  • Telehealth and hepatitis C treatment for indigenous communities in the United States 

    Leston, Jessica; Stephens, David; Miller, Matthew; Moran, Brad; Deming, Paulina; Mera, Jorge (2020-03)
    To the editor: In the United States (US), an estimated 2.4 million persons have chronic infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV). The number of deaths from HCV-related mortality is greater than that of HIV and tuberculosis ...
  • Mortality associated with alternative policy options for primary care and the Mais Médicos (More Doctors) Program in Brazil: forecasting future scenarios 

    Vivas Francesconi, Gabriel; Tasca, Renato; Basu, Sanjay; Hernandes Rocha, Thiago Augusto; Rasella, Davide (2020-03)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To forecast the impact of alternative scenarios of coverage changes in Brazil’s Family Health Strategy (Estratégia Saúde da Família) (ESF)—due to fiscal austerity measures and to the end of the Mais ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) (28 February 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-02-28)
    Global Situation Summary: Since the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) epidemiological update on novel coronavirus published on 14 February 2020 – and as of 28 February 2020, an additional ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Measles (28 February 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-02-28)
    Between 1 January and 22 February 2020, 6 countries have reported confirmed cases in the Region of the Americas: Argentina (45 cases, including 1 death), Brazil (338 cases, including 1 death), Canada (1 case), Chile (2 ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) (14 February 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-02-14)
    On 21 January 2020, the first case of COVID-19 imported into the region of the Americas was identified in the United States of America in the state of Washington. A few days later, on 25 January, Canada reported their first ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Dengue (7 February 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-02-07)
    In the Region of the Americas, between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 52 of 2019, a total of 3,139,335 cases of dengue have been reported (321.58 cases per 100,000 population), including 1,538 deaths. Of the total ...

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