A synergy that promotes the well-being of patients

A synergy that promotes the well-being of patients Well-being is related to how each person feels about himself/herself, his/her health, and his/her environment. Therefore, promoting the well-being of patients is one of the priorities shared by the pharmaceutical industry and partnerships. In this regard, on December 1, the Central American and Caribbean Federation of Pharmaceutical…

The basics of longevity in Latin America

The basics of longevity in Latin America One issue that has ever crossed through our mind, has to do with that natural process in human beings, the product of the course of life, of the accumulation of years -and learnings-: Aging. The first Latin American Longevity Summit, organized by AMIIF, Jthereum Corporation and Funsalud, brought…

How to identify a counterfeit medicine?

How to identify a counterfeit medicine? Illegal and informal markets for counterfeit or sub-standard medicines, are among the major public health threats in the world, and affects all countries, regardless of whether these are developed or developing. The fact is that drug counterfeiting is a lucrative business, since the risk of an arrest is low,…

How do we prevent counterfeit medicines?

How do we prevent counterfeit medicines? We live in an increasingly connected world, where globalized production chains and the growing interconnectivity of the medical products market represent major challenges when we talk about the surveillance of the drug supply chain. According to the World Health Organization, no single country or region could collect all the…

The story of a virus: HIV and Aids

The story of a virus: HIV and Aids Approximately 40 years have passed since the first cases of AIDS were discovered in the United States in 1981. At that time, very little was known about this virus, and the diagnosis was considered a death sentence because there were no treatments available, and the causes were…

Vaccines: Innovations that change history

Vaccines: Innovations that change history The pandemic generated by COVID-19 has shown us the importance of research for vaccine development. In this sense, pharmaceutical R&D industry is constantly working to generate responses to public health emergencies, researching and developing technologies for the future to have impact on people’s lives. It was in this context that…