This is how clinical research is redefined in Latin America

This is how clinical research is redefined in Latin America How is clinical research redefined? This was the question asked to experts in the field on March 24th , to celebrate the week of innovation proposed by the Mexican Association of Pharmaceutical Research Industries (AMIIF). Clinical research is of immense value, as it allows significant…

Are there allergic reactions to vaccines?

Are there allergic reactions to vaccines? Vaccines have been considered the most effective public health strategy for disease prevention. They prevent more than 3 million deaths annually, and with more vaccination coverage, this figure could rise up to 4.5 million preventable deaths. Vaccines have made it possible to eradicate diseases such as smallpox and polio.…

Myths and truths of immunization

Myths and truths of immunization Nowadays there would be many more deaths and sick people in the world if it were not for immunization. This can prevent disease, disability and death, making it the most cost-effective health intervention in the world. However, there are many myths surrounding immunization, which have caused the number of immunized…

Bridging gender gaps: men have the floor

On March 8th, the International Working Women Day is celebrated, a date institutionalized by the United Nations since 1975. During this date, we celebrate women emancipation and we applaud what they have achieved in recognition of their work both in the public and the private sphere. All these recognitions and advances have been achieved by…

Women who changed the pharmaceutical industry

Scientific innovation is one of the most important efforts of humanity, as it has enabled people around the world to live longer and have a better life. It is also a key element in the development strategy of each country and forces different public and private entities to form alliances in order to achieve better…

What are rare diseases and where is Colombia headed?

• Since the country made progress in regulating orphan diseases, through Law 1392 of 2010 and the regulation of neonatal screening (Law 1980 of 2019), early diagnoses have been improved and greater awareness has been created regarding the existence of this type of pathologies. • In the country, 58,032 patients form part of the National…