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…

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…

Strengthening regulatory systems in the Americas region: lessons learned from National Regulatory Authorities

Strengthening regulatory systems in the Americas region: lessons learned from National Regulatory Authorities Last October, FIFARMA and ALAFARPE held an internal workshop called “Strengthening of Regulatory Systems: Learnings and experience of the regulatory authorities in Latin America” with the purpose of understanding the regulatory landscape in the region. The activity was framed within the guidelines…

How does ethics impact the health sector?

How does ethics impact the health sector? Ethics relates to the study of morality and human action. Ethics determines what is good, bad, obligatory, permitted, etc. in relation to actions or decisions. Thus, it has been established that ethical business practices ensure long – term sustainable growth for SMEs, especially in the medical technology and…

Innovative strategies to guarantee the coverage, timelines, and quality of health care in Colombia

Innovative strategies to guarantee the coverage, timelines, and quality of health care in Colombia Experts and leaders of the health sector discussed learnings, opportunities and challenges regarding the implementation of innovative access models in the country. Bogotá, November 2021-. In a virtual event organized by the Association of Pharmaceutical Research and Development Laboratories – AFIDRO…