Patients, caregivers, young people, people in precariousness … The pandemic also has a psychological impact

The psychological consequences of the health crisis are worrying. Those suffered by Covid patients to begin with. “At least 20% of them have psychological consequences: chronic anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, depressive pathology. The neuro-inflammatory disturbances caused by the virus could be one of the determining factors ”, wrote the Academy of Medicine in a […]

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 […]

HUN joins clinical trial for vaccine against Covid-19

The Hospital Universidad del Norte, located in the municipality of Soledad, was endorsed by the National Institute for Food and Drug Surveillance (Invima) to participate in the clinical trial for the third phase of the Covid-19 vaccine, which is developed by Janssen Pharmaceuticals. The health institution, which is located in the municipality of Soledad, is […]

“There is no reason for schools to become reservoirs for viruses”

School, reservoir for viruses: chiseled by seasonal epidemics of influenza and gastroenteritis, the image dies hard. Except with the Sars-CoV-2, the rule suffers exception. According to the researchers, the child is not the main vector of propagation of the epidemic. Subject to compliance with barrier gestures and screening of patients, Professor Michel Tsimaratos, head of […]

Unisimón graduates specialists in Critical Medicine and Intensive Care

The Barranquilla and Atlántico health network will count from this June 24 with 69 new professionals and specialists who will be at the service of citizens. The Universidad Simón Bolívar will hand them their undergraduate degrees, which will allow them to contribute their knowledge in this emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a way […]

Due to the expansion of ICUs, more health personnel are required

In Colombia there are already 1,842 health professionals who have been infected with COVID-19. Of those, 1,591 have been recovered and 232 remain in isolation, according to figures from the National Institute of Health. In the Atlantic, 65 Health professionals have tested positive for the new coronavirus for reasons associated with the service. Likewise, in […]