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  • Síntesis de evidencia y recomendaciones: Guía para el cuidado de pacientes adultos críticos con COVID-19 en las Américas 

    Organización Panamericana de la Salud (2021-10-27)
    [RESUMEN]. Introducción. La Organización Mundial de la Salud declaró en el 2020 la pandemia de la enfermedad por el coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19, por su sigla en inglés), causada por el coronavirus de tipo del síndrome ...
  • Síntesis de evidencia y recomendaciones para el manejo de la suplementación con calcio antes y durante el embarazo para la prevención de la preeclampsia y sus complicaciones 

    Organización Panamericana de la Salud (2021-10-27)
    [RESUMEN]. Introducción. La preeclampsia es una de las principales causas de morbimortalidad maternofetal en el mundo. La suplementación con calcio ha demostrado prevenir este trastorno y, por lo tanto, es importante contar ...
  • Interrupción de servicios de salud para embarazadas, recién nacidos, niños y niñas, adolescentes y mujeres durante la pandemia de COVID-19: proyecto ISLAC 2020 

    Villalobos Dintrans, Pablo; Maddaleno, Matilde; Granizo Román, Yamileth; Valenzuela Delpiano, Paula; Castro, Arachu; Vance, Carina; Castillo, Claudio A. (2021-10-27)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivos. Describir la percepción de actores clave sobre la interrupción de los servicios de salud para poblaciones no priorizadas por la pandemia —embarazadas, recién nacidos, niños y niñas, adolescentes y ...
  • Planificación para la equidad en la salud en la Región de las Américas: análisis de los planes nacionales de salud 

    Kavanagh, Matthew M.; Norato, Laura; Friedman, Eric A.; Armbrister, Adria N. (2021-10-26)
    [RESUMEN]. Cada vez más se reconoce que las mejoras en la salud y el bienestar no se han registrado por igual en las poblaciones de la Región de las Américas. En este artículo se analizan 32 políticas, estrategias y planes ...
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 25 October 2021    

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-10-25)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 92,928,607 cases; 2,279,963 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 243,547,263 cases; 4,948,014 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 22 October 2021    

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-10-22)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 92,766,999 cases; 2,275,650 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 242,474,098 cases; 4,930,385 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 21 October 2021   

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-10-21)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 92,640,794 cases; 2,272,988 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 242,001,997 cases; 4,923,127 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 20 October 2021     

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-10-20)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 92,524,668 cases; 2,269,616 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 241,535,623 cases; 4,915,237 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 19 October 2021    

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-10-19)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 92,399,661 cases; 2,266,491 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 241,092,053 cases; 4,907,608 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • 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 ...

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