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  • Assessing health system responsiveness to the needs of older people 

    Gonzalez-Bautista, Emmanuel; Morsch, Patricia; Mathur, Mallika; Gonçalves Bós, Ângelo José; Hommes, Carolina; Vega, Enrique (2021-09-28)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To identify key indicators that will allow empirical measurement of a health system’s responsiveness to older people. Methods. We conducted a series of consultations with experts to develop a relevant ...
  • La estructura de los hogares de las personas mayores en América Latina y el Caribe 

    Esteve, Albert; Zueras, Pilar (2021-09-28)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Analizar las pautas de convivencia de la población de 60 años o más que reside en hogares priva-dos en 23 países de América Latina y el Caribe. Métodos. Estudio transversal realizado con base en los ...
  • Life expectancy, healthy life expectancy, and burden of disease in older people in the Americas, 1990–2019: a population-based study 

    Martinez, Ramon; Morsch, Patricia; Soliz, Patricia; Hommes, Carolina; Ordunez, Pedro; Vega, Enrique (2021-09-27)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To describe the life expectancy, healthy life expectancy, disease burden, and leading causes of mortality and disability in adults aged 65 years and older in the Region of the Americas from 1990 to ...
  • Abordaje del exceso de peso en población pediátrica, más allá de una intervención netamente clínica 

    Romero Pineda, Lucía Tatiana; Villarraga Marquez, Nelson José; Jurado Bastidas, Sebastián; Pachón Romero, Jenny Paola (2021-09-16)
    [EXTRACT]. Al Editor: A nivel global las patologías cardiometabólicas siempre han sido materia de discusión en salud pública, la aparición de casos nuevos dificulta el control de la enfermedad en la población. La prevalencia ...
  • Deontología Médica: Sobre la función de los profesionales de rectificar información errónea 

    Jaime, Sergio Fernando (2021-09-16)
    [EXTRACT]. Al editor: El artículo de Southwell et al. bien hace referencia al rol del colectivo médico en mitigar los efectos de la información errónea sobre los individuos que acuden al sistema de salud y el rol de las ...
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 16 September 2021 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-09-16)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 87,430,315 cases; 2,163,219 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 226,457,592 cases; 4,660,686 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible: impacto de la falta de protección financiera en salud en países de América Latina y el Caribe 

    Cid, Camilo; Flores, Gabriela; Del Riego, Amalia; Fitzgerald, James (2021-09-15)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Determinar el impacto del gasto de bolsillo en salud en los hogares, los niveles de protección financiera y su desigualdad según variables relevantes en países de la Región. Se indaga su evolución y ...
  • Acompañamiento virtual y presencial a pacientes hospitalizados durante la pandemia de COVID-19 en Colombia 

    Erazo-Muñoz, Marcela; Benavides Cruz, Johana; Cantor-Cruz, Francy; Acosta Martínez, Adriana; Castillo, Ana María; Aranguren Aranguren, Diana (2021-09-15)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Describir los resultados de una estrategia de acompañamiento virtual y presencial, con base en el cuidado centrado en la persona durante la atención a pacientes hospitalizados por sospecha o confirmación ...
  • SARS-CoV-2 variants in severely symptomatic and deceased persons who had been vaccinated against COVID-19 in São Paulo, Brazil 

    Rodrigues Campos, Karoline; Tavares Sacchi, Cláudio; Abbud, Adriano; Caterino-de-Araujo, Adele (2021-09-15)
    [ABSTRACT]. COVID-19 vaccination began in São Paulo, Brazil in January 2021, first targeting healthcare workers (HCWs) and the elderly, using the CoronaVac vaccine (Sinovac/Butantan) and subsequently the Oxford/AstraZeneca ...
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 15 September 2021       

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-09-15)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 87,208,536 cases; 2,157,081 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 225,899,458 cases; 4,649,380 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 14 September 2021       

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-09-14)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 86,988,671 cases; 2,152,441 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 225,338,480 cases; 4,639,275 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 13 September 2021      

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-09-13)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 86,674,208 cases; 2,149,319 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 224,679,161 cases; 4,630,612 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 10 September 2021     

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., 2021-09-10)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 86,226,816 cases; 2,140,275 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 223,279,142 cases; 4,606,894 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 9 September 2021    

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-09-09)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 85,969,448 cases; 2,136,263 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 222,649,153 cases; 4,597,865 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 8 September 2021     

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-09-08)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 85,719,206 cases; 2,131,332 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 221,969,050 cases; 4,586,255 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 7 September 2021     

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-09-07)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 85,398,261 cases; 2,127,415 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 221,278,127 cases; 4,575,955 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • Llamamiento a adoptar medidas urgentes para limitar los aumentos de temperatura en el mundo, restablecer la diversidad biológica y proteger la salud 

    Atwoli, Lukoye; Baqui, Abdullah H.; Benfield, Thomas; Bosurgi, Raffaella; Godlee, Fiona; Hancocks, Stephen; Horton, Richard; Laybourn-Langton, Laurie; Monteiro, Carlos Augusto; Norman, Ian; Patrick, Kirsten; Praities, Nigel; Olde Rikkert, Marcel GM; Rubin, Eric J.; Sahni, Peush; Smith, Richard; Talley, Nick; Turale, Sue; Vázquez, Damián (2021-09-06)
    [Extract]. En septiembre del 2021, la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas reunirá a los países en un momento crucial para orga-nizar la acción colectiva con el propósito de hacer frente a la crisis ...
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 3 September 2021    

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-09-03)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 84,756,027 cases; 2,116,981 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 219,203,210 cases; 4,543,894 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 2 September 2021          

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-09-02)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 84,498,889 cases; 2,112,810 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 218,205,951 cases; 4,526,583 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • Epidemiología de la infección por el virus de la hepatitis C en Colombia 

    López-Osorio, María C.; Beltrán, Mauricio; Navas, María-Cristina (2021-08-31)
    [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Describir la epidemiología de la infección por el virus de la hepatitis C (VHC) en Colombia. Métodos. Revisión crítica de los estudios de epidemiología de la infección por VHC en Colombia mediante ...

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