This is how value is generated through compliance

This is how value is generated through compliance All people and institutions must comply with the rules of the place where they are. The pharmaceutical research and development industry is also subjected to it; this ensures ethics, transparency and adds value both for the industry and for patients. With the aim of delving into a…

What is diabetes and what is its origin?

What is diabetes and what is its origin? Diabetes is a disease related to insulin, which is the hormone that helps glucose (sugar) reach cells to deliver energy to the body and all its functions. This long-term disorder can trigger serious problems that permanently affect such important organs as the eyes, kidneys, even the nerves…

Beating cancer: looking to the future, learning from the past

Beating cancer: looking to the future, learning from the past The COVID-19 pandemic came at a time when great progress had been made in cancer care, and this situation is expected to change cancer care in the future. With a wide range of stakeholders, including patient organizations, healthcare providers, taxpayers, agencies, and academic institutions, six…

What you need to know about Anemia

What you need to know about Anemia If a person does not have enough healthy red blood cells, they can develop a condition called Anemia. This means that the blood has lower than normal levels of hemoglobin – this being the part of the red blood cell that carries oxygen to all cells in the…

Codes of Ethics in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Codes of Ethics in the Pharmaceutical Industry The way in which each person or institution acts must go hand in hand with a code of ethics that governs correct actions and fosters optimal standards. In the case of the pharmaceutical research and development industry, these codes favor the creation of trust among actors of the…

Antimicrobial resistance: how can we prevent the next pandemic?

Antimicrobial resistance: how can we prevent the next pandemic? Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been declared by the World Health Organization as one of the top ten global threats to public health faced by humanity. The burden on patients and healthcare systems is considerable, with an estimated 33,000 deaths per year. Addressing this problem is a…

Public health challenges in the post-covid-19 era

Public health challenges in the post-covid-19 era * The aim must be to strengthen the health system by reshaping resources towards prevention and promotion. * Delay in diagnoses and inadequate isolation are some of the flaws experienced in the Colombian health system during the pandemic. * Social inequities – a key factor for system modifications.…

Discover the 4 types of meningitis

Discover the 4 types of meningitis Meningitis is a disease that affects the thin tissue that covers the brain and the spinal cord or meninx. It can occur at any time, regardless of age, although newborns represent the most vulnerable group of the population. The most common is viral meningitis, followed by bacterial (which can…

What diseases are prevalent in men?

What diseases are prevalent in men? Taking into consideration whether the patient is a male or female means improving diagnoses and treatments and, consequently, the health and well-being of the individual. In this sense, it is important to know which diseases men, in this case, tend to suffer, according to biological and genetic factors and…