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A LOOK AT SUR + | HUMAN RESOURCES IN HEALTH

Do you know SUR +? The SUR + database, “MAS” – Health Asymmetry Monitoring, is a tool developed by ISAGS in a digital database format that compiles information, statistical series, maps, graphics and news related to regional asymmetries and their impacts in health in the South American region. Among the topics available are data on: […]

07/02/2019
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Participation in Health and Popular Power: form the power over others to the power with us in health

Ending the year 2018, the ISAGS study “Mechanisms of Social Participation in Health in South America” ​​was published (http://isags-unasur.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/mechanisms-of-social-participation-in-health-in-south-america-30.pdf) that (under the coordination of Francisco Armada and Caroline Ignacio with contributions from Isabel Iturria) summarizes the institutional mechanisms, foreseen in the legislation or present in the web pages of the Ministries of Health and in […]

06/02/2019
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Climate change and the health of the South American population: risks, threats, vulnerabilities and preparation

The process of climate change, consistent with global warming generated predominantly by human activity, has been detected since the 1950s. It is estimated that compared to the temperature of 130 years ago, the world has warmed up to approximately 0.85oC. In the last report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), published in October […]

31/01/2019
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In December 2018, ISAGS held its monthly event, Dialogues from the South, on Climate Change and its potential impact on health.

On December 6, a new edition of the Dialogues from the South series was held at the ISAGS headquarters in Rio de Janeiro. The topic addressed was “Climate change and its potential impact on health”. This edition took into account the fact that it is estimated that the global warming observed in the last 130 […]

29/01/2019