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  • Leishmaniasis. Informe Epidemiológico de las Américas, diciembre 2020  

    Organización Panamericana de la Salud; Communicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants of Health (CDE) (Washington, D.C., OPS, 2020-12-03)
    En las Américas, las leishmaniasis son un problema de salud pública debido a su magnitud y distribución geográfica y a que producen formas clínicas que pueden causar muerte, incapacidad y mutilaciones. En los últimos años, ...
  • Leishmanioses. Informe Epidemiológico das Américas, dezembro 2020 

    Organização Pan-Americana da Saúde; Communicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants of Health (CDE) (Washington, D.C., OPAS, 2020-12-03)
    Nas Américas, as leishmanioses são um problema de saúde pública por sua magnitude e distribuição geográfica e por produzir formas clínicas que podem causar morte, invalidez e mutilação. Nos últimos anos, a Organização ...
  • Leishmaniases. Epidemiological Report of the Americas, December 2020 

    Pan American Health Organization; Communicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants of Health (CDE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-12-03)
    In the Americas, leishmaniasis are a public health problem due to their magnitude and geographic distribution and because they produce clinical forms that can cause death, disability, and mutilation. In recent years, the ...
  • COVID-19 Situation Report, n.36 (30 November 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE)l (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-11-30)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • COVID-19 Situation Report, n.35 (23 November 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-11-23)
    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 ...
  • COVID-19 Situation Report, n.34 (16 November 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-11-16)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Informe de situación COVID-19, n.33 (9 de noviembre del 2020) 

    Organización Panamericana de la Salud; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., OPS, 2020-11-09)
    Tras un brote de un nuevo coronavirus (COVID-19) que se produjo en Wuhan, una ciudad de la provincia de Hubei en China, se ha producido una rápida propagación a escala comunitaria, regional e internacional, con un aumento ...
  • COVID-19 Situation Report, n.33 (9 November 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-11-09)
    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 ...
  • 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. ...

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