Universal health begins with lowering the cost of medicines

With the development of vaccines against COVID-19, it is important that the value of medicines does not exceed the priority that public health should have. In the photo, a nurse gives an injection that is part of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., in Binghamton, New York, […]

Naloxone for Addicts: Barriers to Access or Medical Safety?

An organization administers this medicine for free in Colombia, although it does not have an Invima sanitary registry. Their spokespersons assure that they will continue to do so until underlying problems are resolved in populations with addiction. In early November, Invima published a health alert on its website about a drug called naloxone. It was […]

Amazon expands in the health sector with its online pharmacy in the United States

Related news The e-commerce giant Amazon presented Amazon Pharmacy, a section of its retail website and mobile app that allows people to Buy medicines. Consumers can pay with their health insurance. Prime members who do not use their insurance are eligible for discounts on generic and brand-name drugs on the Amazon site or at approximately […]

Amazon expands in healthcare with online pharmacy

Featured news from Technology The company launched Amazon Pharmacy, a section of its retail website and mobile app that allows people to buy drugs. Amazon revealed its biggest boost in the sale of prescription drugs with the launch of a digital pharmacy and discounts for members of the US Prime program. The e-commerce giant on […]

They guarantee medicine to children with cancer

The governor of Guanajuato, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo, announced that the supply of medicines for children with cancer is guaranteed for the remainder of 2020 and even for the beginning of 2021. After 37 thousand medicines for children with cancer were allegedly stolen and therefore their arrival in the state has been delayed, the State […]

Ready, pact with the UN to buy 32 thousand million pesos in medicines – Politics

Friday, October 30, 2020. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador yesterday signed the first agreement with the United Nations Office for Project Services (Unops) for the acquisition of 384 keys for patent drugs, generics and healing materials, for 32 thousand million pesos, with which the consolidated purchase of drugs abroad begins, as part of the fight […]

Classic cough medicine possible weapon against covid-19? – Science

The substance ambroxol, which is present in over-the-counter cough medicines, can possibly be used as a medicine against SARS-CoV-2, according to a first study. Is a 50 year old and readily available cough medicine a possible way out of this corona crisis? New research (not yet peer-reviewed) shows that the molecule ‘ambroxol’, used in medicines […]

Hospital de Cereté will continue to be intervened by the Superintendency of Health

The improvements in infrastructure, the recovery of the portfolio and the opening of services are three of the objectives set by the health authorities in front of the Sandiego de Cereté Hospital, which will continue to be operated for another year. The Health Superintendent, Fabio Aristizábal Ángel stated that “the intervention ordered at the Sandiego […]

Fox doesn’t believe in cancer kids’ version of drug theft

The ex-president Vicente Fox expressed on Twitter not to believe the statements of the federal government about the oncology drug theft. When retweeting a publication, the former president said he joined this opinion, after the federal government confirmed the theft of medicines intended for children who are in treatment for Cancer. I add, the net, […]