30/11/2018

ISAGS welcomes five Associate Researchers

Launched in September this year, ISAGS’ Associate Researchers Program was created with the purpose of fostering knowledge exchange on collective health for South America and offer an opportunity for collaboration between independent researchers and ISAGS researchers around the research carried out by the Institute. With focus on continuously expanding and intensifying this exchange, we announce […]

27/11/2018

Mercosur and Associated States negotiate a reduction of almost 70% in the purchase price of an essential medication

Since its creation,  Mercosur (Mercado Común del Sur, in Spanish) has among its main objectives “to promote a common space that generates commercial and investment opportunities through the competitive integration of national economies into the international market”. A result that shows that they achieved this goal is that the countries announced, on Friday, November 23, […]

22/11/2018

Jaime Beilh: “Social determinants produce knowledge about relationships that expose the profound inequity that exists in health”

      On a visit to Brazil, the renowned Ecuadorian doctor and researcher participated in the Celebration Seminar for the 30 years of the SUS. Below, some of his reflections in a dialogue with Health to de South, the digital magazine of ISAGS. Rector of the Simón Bolívar Andean University, doctor received at the […]

21/11/2018

ISAGS welcomes new Specialist in Social Determinants of Health

Starting november 2018, ISAGS welcomed Isabel Iturria Caamaño in the Specialist in Social Determinants of Health position. Born in Caracas, Isabel is a medical-surgeon graduated Magna Cum Laude at the Central University of Venezuela with a specialty in cardiology and internal medicine, as well as interventional cardiology. With a Bachelor in Public Health Management and Pharmacoepidemiology, Isabel […]

16/11/2018

New edition of Dialogues of the South event was held with focus on Primary Health Care and interculturality

On November 8, 2018, ISAGS held another event in the Dialogues of the South series at its headquarters in Rio de Janeiro. This debate brought together experts to discuss the importance of interculturality within the context of Primary Health Care (PHC), in the context of the Declaration of Astana, presented this past October. As a […]

13/11/2018

From Alma-Ata to Astana: the Declaration that shows what is in dispute

  From Alma-Ata to Astana: the Declaration that shows what is in dispute   Undoubtedly, the proposal to bring Primary Health Care (PHC) to a forum such as the General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA) of 2019, to give it the highest possible level of political support, sounds good. After all, after 40 years of […]