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  • New Health Sciences Descriptors to classify and retrieve information on equity 

    Campos, Ana Cristina Espíndola; Treuherz, Arthur; Murasaki, Renato Toshiyuki; Gonzalez, Diego; Mújica, Oscar J. (2021-06-23)
    [ABSTRACT]. The Health Sciences Descriptors (DeCS) vocabulary establishes a unique and common language that allows the organization and facilitates the search and retrieval of technical and scientific literature ...
  • Equity and the Cuban National Health System's response to COVID-19 

    Mas Bermejo, Pedro; Sánchez Valdés, Lizet; Somarriba López, Lorenzo; Valdivia Onega, Nelly Cristina; Vidal Ledo, María Josefina; Alfonso Sánchez, Ileana; Seuc Jo, Armando; Almeida Cruz, Yudivian; Morales Ojeda, Roberto (2021-06-23)
    [ABSTRACT]. Cuba’s National Health System has managed to guarantee an effective and equitable response to COVID-19. Universal and free health coverage, based on primary care, follows the principle of equity and the greatest ...
  • The Health Equity Network of the Americas: inclusion, commitment, and action 

    Castro, Arachu; Sáenz, Rocío; Avellaneda, Ximena; Cáceres, Carlos; Galvão, Luiz; Mas, Pedro; Ritterbusch, Amy E.; Urbina Fuentes, Manuel (2021-06-23)
    [ABSTRACT]. The Health Equity Network of the Americas (HENA) is a multidisciplinary network that promotes knowledge sharing and intersectoral action for equity in health and human rights in the ...
  • The Sustainable Development Goals and Technological Capacity 

    Mayer-Foulkes, David; Serván-Mori, Edson; Nigenda, Gustavo (2021-06-23)
    [SUMMARY]. In order to achieve the Sustainable Development and Health Goals, it is essential to increase the technological capacity of the most disadvantaged populations. In the 21st century, the necessary technologies for ...
  • Equity, intercultural approaches, and access to information on traditional, complementary, and integrative medicines in the Americas 

    Gallego-Pérez, Daniel F.; Mendes Abdala, Carmen Verônica; Amado, Daniel Miele; Carvalho de Sousa, Islândia Maria; Aldana-Martínez, Natalia Sofía; Ghelman, Ricardo (2021-06-23)
    [ABSTRACT]. Access to information and intercultural approaches in the field of health are essential for the elimination of inequities in health access and care. Intercultural models such as traditional, complementary, and ...
  • Interaction between environmental and socioeconomic determinants for cutaneous leishmaniasis risk in Latin America 

    Maia-Elkhoury, Ana Nilce. S.; Magalhães Lima, Daniel; Salomón, Oscar Daniel; Puppim Buzanovsky, Lia; Saboyá-Díaz, Martha Idalí; Valadas, Samantha Y.O.B.; Sanchez-Vazquez, Manuel J. (2021-06-23)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. Determine and characterize potential risk areas for the occurrence of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in Latin America (LA).Method. Ecological observational study with observation units defined by ...
  • Ethnic-racial inequity in health insurance in Colombia: a cross-sectional study 

    Viáfara-López, Carlos Augusto; Palacios-Quejada, Glenda; Banguera-Obregón, Alexander (2021-06-22)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. Characterize the relationship between ethnic-racial inequity and type of health insurance in Colombia. Methods. Cross-sectional study based on data from the 2019 Quality of Life Survey. We analyzed ...
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 21 June 2021 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-06-21)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 70,951,829 cases; 1,865,252 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 178,338,365 cases; 3,869,192 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 20 June 2021 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-06-20)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 70,815,310 cases; 1,861,798 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 177,617,064 cases; 3,853,728 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 19 June 2021   

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-06-19)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 70,663,034 cases; 1,857,523 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 177,466,326 cases; 3,849,503 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 18 June 2021   

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-06-18)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 70,481,2575 cases; 1,853,006 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 177,286,031 cases; 3,845,032 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 17 June 2021    

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-06-17)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 70,303,1575 cases; 1,848,197 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 176,893,061 cases; 3,835,979 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 16 June 2021    

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-06-16)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 70,103,320 cases; 1,842,522 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 176,480,226 cases; 3,825,240 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • Patient- and provider-related factors in the success of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment in Colombia 

    Puerto Castro, Gloria Mercedes; Montes Zuluaga, Fernando Nicolás; Alcalde-Rabanal, Jacqueline Elizabeth; Pérez, Freddy (2021-06-15)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To identify patient- and provider-related factors associated with the success of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) treatment in the six municipalities of Colombia with the highest number of ...
  • Seroprevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG in asymptomatic and pauci-symptomatic people over a 5 month survey in Argentina 

    Rodeles, Luz María; Peverengo, Luz María; Benítez, Romina; Benzaquen, Nadia; Serravalle, Priscila; Long, Ana Karina; Ferreira, Virginia; Benitez, Agostina Daiana; Zunino, Luisina; Lizarraga, Camila; Vicco, Miguel Hernán (2021-06-15)
    [ABSTRACT]. Objective. To evaluate the seroprevalence of COVID-19 infection in pauci-symptomatic and asymptomatic people, the associated epidemiological factors, and IgG antibody kinetic over a 5-month period to get a ...
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 15 June 2021    

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-06-15)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 69,925,926 cases; 1,837,308 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 176,108,978 cases; 3,814,674 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 14 June 2021    

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-06-14)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 69,803,360 cases; 1,834,195 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 175,798,782 cases; 3,806,565 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 13 June 2021    

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-06-13)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 69,690,628 cases; 1,831,222 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 175,477,208 cases; 3,797,227 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 12 June 2021   

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-06-12)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 69,519,254 cases; 1,826,772 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 175,105,159 cases; 3,787,387 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.
  • COVID-19 Daily Update: 11 June 2021   

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2021-06-11)
    SITUATION IN NUMBERS: Region of the Americas 69,331,998 cases; 1,821,875 deaths; 56 countries/areas/territories affected. | Global 174,702,678 cases; 3,775,879 deaths; 236 countries/areas/territories affected.

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