A private report explains why a single health system is not the solution

Related news Last week, President Alberto Fernández affirmed that “there is a structural problem in the health system that must be reviewed.” His sayings in a radio interview focused on the increases in prepayments, while supported the initiative of Cristina Kirchner to unify health services. And although there are several who believe that the country’s […]

The essential and delayed reform of the health system

Néstor A. Pérez Baliño * More Opinion news We Argentines suffered this year the pandemic that frightened the world, the most extensive quarantine on the planet, attention deficit of non-communicable chronic diseases, psychological stress, deterioration of mental illnesses, economic injury and burnout in essential activities and mortality in health personnel. The day of the doctor […]

The Editorial | Pandemic fatigue

In Colombia, mental health care is deficient. It always has been, so as this health crisis continues to drag on, it should be a cause for concern that millions of people – seriously affected by the consequences of the economic challenges and bitter experiences accumulated during the pandemic – do not receive support. to cope […]

On video | The ‘Paths’ to strengthen the health system in Barranquilla

Guaranteeing timely and quality medical care for Barranquilla residents has become the Primary objective of the District with the process of modernization of the public health network, which continues to advance and plans to benefit more than 170 thousand citizens with new hospital projects. Since 2008, the district administration has been working to build a […]

On video | The ‘Paths’ to strengthen the health system in Barranquilla

Guaranteeing timely and quality medical care for Barranquilla residents has become the Primary objective of the District with the process of modernization of the public health network, which continues to advance and plans to benefit more than 170 thousand citizens with new hospital projects. Since 2008, the district administration has been working to build a […]

Highlights of COVID-19

The remarkable thing about the pandemic has shown the advancement of science, at a clinical and molecular level. With the new knowledge, the urgent obligation to intervene in the behavior of people, their mobility and the reduction of contacts, the increase of care for people with greater risk with the increase of family and community […]

Guiding Health System Change in Response to COVID-19

COVID-19 continues to pose significant and unprecedented challenges in the capacity of health systems at the international level, which is why the question arises as to how well are health systems responding to the challenges posed by COVID-19? One difficulty in addressing this issue from a qualitative perspective is that the pandemic is ongoing, which […]

Self-care: not going to the hospital and having well-being | THE UNIVERSAL

According to a study presented by ILAR, the Latin American Responsible Self-Care Industry (2018), the Colombian health system treats around 11.5 million cases of minor illnesses a year, such as colds, diarrhea and low back pain, with an estimated cost of attention of USD $ 279 million. According to the study, if 50% of these […]