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  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 18 October 2021    

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-10-18)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 92,247,781 cases; 2,262,794 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 240,631,699 cases; 4,899,170 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 15 October 2021 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-10-15)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 92,011,538 cases; 2,256,932 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 239,572,524 cases; 4,882,119 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 14 October 2021    

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-10-14)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 91,875,767 cases; 2,254,048 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 239,135,120 cases; 4,875,082 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • Epidemiological Update: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) (27 September 2021) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-10-14)
    As of the end of the epidemiological week 37 (end date 18 September 2021), 228,068,334 confirmed cumulative cases of COVID-19 have been reported globally, including 4,685,658 deaths, for which the Region of the Americas ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Measles (4 October 2021) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-10-14)
    In 2021, between epidemiological week (EW)1 and EW 38, two countries in the Region of the Americas have reported confirmed cases of measles: Brazil with 552 confirmed cases, including 2 deaths in 6 federal units; and United ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Yellow Fever (6 October 2021) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., OPS, 2021-10-14)
    In 2021, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Brazil, Peru, and Venezuela) have reported confirmed yellow fever cases. In 2020, two countries in the Region of the Americas reported confirmed cases of yellow fever: ...
  • COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and acceptance in Mexico: a web-based nationwide survey 

    Ramonfaur, Diego; Hinojosa-González, David Eugenio; Rodriguez-Gomez, Gloria Paulina; Iruegas-Nuñez, David Alejandro; Flores-Villalba, Eduardo (2021-10-13)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To identify factors associated with COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and acceptance among the Mexican population. Methods. In a web-based nationwide survey in early December 2020, respondents were inquired ...
  • SARS-CoV-2 surveillance in untreated wastewater: detection of viral RNA in a low-resource community in Buenos Aires, Argentina 

    Iglesias, Néstor Gabriel; Gebhard, Leopoldo Germán; Carballeda, Juan Manuel; Aiello, Ignacio; Recalde, Emiliano; Terny, Gabriel; Ambrosolio, Silvina; L’Arco, Gabriela; Konfino, Jonatan; Brardinell, Juan Ignacio (2021-10-13)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To measure SARS-CoV-2 RNA in sewage in a low-resource community in order to determine if it can be considered as an estimator of changes in the prevalence of COVID-19 in the population. Methods. In ...
  • Weight gain and physical inactivity during the COVID-19 pandemic 

    Bruno Gutierrez, Soraya; Orihuela Quispe, Karla (2021-10-13)
    [EXTRACT]. To the editor: In the article by Sánchez Gómez et al. authors state that “microeconomic studies for the treatment of obesity have increased in recent years”. We must bear in mind, however, that this does not ...
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 13 October 2021   

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-10-13)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 91,747,642 cases; 2,250,807 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 238,678,983 cases; 4,867,174 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • Desafíos teóricos y prácticos del universalismo proporcional: una revisión 

    Francis-Oliviero, Florence; Cambon, Linda; Wittwer, Jérôme; Marmot, Michael; Alla, François (2021-10-12)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. En el 2010 se propuso el principio del universalismo proporcional como solución para reducir las desigualdades en materia de salud. Aunque tuvo una gran resonancia, no parece haber sido aplicado ...
  • Igualdad de género y equidad en salud: lecciones estratégicas de las experiencias de los países en la incorporación de la perspectiva de género en la salud 

    González Vélez, Ana Cristina; Coates, Anna; Diaz Garcia, Victoria; Wolfenzon, Denisse (2021-10-12)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivos. Analizar el progreso en las estructuras, mecanismos y estrategias organizativas, así como los factores y las barreras, que favorecen la incorporación de la perspectiva de género en la salud en Guatemala, ...
  • Papel de la sociedad civil en la promoción de la rendición de cuentas de los gobiernos en materia de equidad en salud en el Caribe: la Coalición Caribe Saludable 

    Hassell, Trevor A.; Hutton, Maisha T.; Barnett, D. Beverley (2021-10-12)
    [RESUMEN]. Alcanzar la equidad en salud y abordar los determinantes sociales de la salud son aspectos fundamentales para alcanzar las metas en materia de salud y relacionadas con la salud de la Agenda para el Desarrollo ...
  • Prevalencia de anticuerpos contra el SARS-CoV-2 según el estatus socioeconómico y étnico en una encuesta nacional de Brasil 

    Horta, Bernardo L.; Silveira, Mariângela F.; Barros, Aluísio J. D.; Barros, Fernando C.; Hartwig, Fernando P.; Dias, Mariane S.; Menezes, Ana M. B.; Hallal, Pedro C.; Victora, Cesar G. (2021-10-12)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivos. Investigar las desigualdades socioeconómicas y entre distintos grupos étnicos en la prevalencia de anticuerpos contra el SARS-CoV-2 en las 27 unidades federativas de Brasil. Métodos. En este estudio ...
  • Barreras y facilitadores a la implementación de la telemedicina en las Américas 

    Garcia Saiso, Sebastian; Marti, Myrna C.; Malek Pascha, Victoria; Pacheco, Adrian; Luna, Daniel; Plazzotta, Fernando; Nelson, Jennifer; Tejerina, Luis; Bagolle, Alexandre; Savignano, Maria Celeste; Baum, Analia; Orefice, Pablo J.; Haddad, Ana Estela; Messina, Luiz Ary; Lopes, Paulo; Saigí Rubió, Francesc; Otzoy, Daniel; Curioso, Walter H.; Luna, Antonio; Mejia Medina, Felipe; Sommer, Janine; Otero, Paula; González Bernaldo De Quiros, Fernán; D’Agostino, Marcelo (2021-10-12)
    [RESUMEN]. Con millones de personas en el mundo en situación de distanciamiento físico por el COVID-19, las tecnologías de la información y comunicaciones (TICs) se han posicionado como uno de los medios principales de ...
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 12 October 2021  

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-10-12)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 91,589,750 cases; 2,247,451 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 238,229,344 cases; 4,859,270 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • Assessing Sustainable Development Goal Target Indicator 3.5.2: Trends in alcohol per capita consumption in the Americas 1990–2016 

    Monteiro, Maristela G.; Martins, Camila B.; Sanchez, Zila M.; Rehm, Jürgen; Shield, Kevin; Falade, Rachael; MacDiarmid, Jacqueline; Trangenstein, Pamela (2021-10-12)
    [ABSTRACT]. The objective of this study was to estimate trends in alcohol per capita consumption from 1990 to 2016 in the Region of the Americas, covering 35 Member States. Data from the WHO Global Information System on ...
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 8 October 2021      

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-10-08)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 91,167,473 cases; 2,238,190 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 236,750,790 cases; 4,834,514 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 7 October 2021     

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-10-07)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 91,014,944 cases; 2,235,162 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 236,301,525 cases; 4,827,100 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 6 October 2021    

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-10-06)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 90,844,737 cases; 2,230,534 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 235,828,983 cases; 4,818,423 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.

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