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…

Vaccine safety, a process that involves all of us

Vaccine safety, a process that involves all of us * According to the Ministry of Health, Colombia currently has the capacity to apply from 200 to 250 thousand vaccines daily and in the last three months, it has managed to vaccinate 38 thousand health professionals. * As of April 5th, 2.479.671 doses of COVID-19 vaccines…

Importance of reliance to support strengthening Latin America and Caribbean regulatory systems

Importance of reliance to support strengthening Latin America and Caribbean regulatory systems Regulatory reliance is increasingly used around the world by National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs) with different levels of maturity. This concept is actively promoted by organizations such as World Health Organization (WHO), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) as a mechanism for NRAs to…

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…