Telemedicine in Latin America during COVID-19

On February 26th, 2020, Latin Americans ceased to be coronavirus spectators and began enduring its effects in their own flesh. Since then, a fragile and unprepared healthcare system for a pandemic has been exposed. As a result, initiatives such as telemedicine have gained strength and have been positioned as an alternative to traditional medicine. Telemedicine…

COVID19 clinical research challenges and opportunities

On May 20th, the International Clinical Trials Day was celebrated.  It was on January 1922 when Leonard Thompson, a 14-year-old diabetic who was about to die at Toronto General Hospital, was the first receiving insulin, discovered by scientists Frederick Grant Banting and Charles Herber Best. Day by day, after administering the medicine, the miraculous recovery…

Importance of Ethics during COVID-19

Some experts explain that the real big problem of this crisis is that there are more patients than can be taken care of, and this creates shortages in the healthcare staff and medicines, so the question during this pandemic is: how are more lives saved? That was pointed out by Kenneth Prager, Director of Clinical…