29/01/2019

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

Read the Annual Operating Plan of ISAGS for 2019

Read in detail the Annual Operating Plan (POA 2019) of the South American Institute of Government in Health (ISAGS). It is available for download here: POA 2019 ENG

25/01/2019

The area of Medicines and Health Technologies incorporates a new researcher

The area of ​​Medicines and Health Technologies of ISAGS has as its main objective to strengthen the drug policy of the region, developing together with different actors and organizations, strategies that guarantee access to essential medicines and the sustainability of health systems. Coordinated by Angela Acosta, the new researcher associated with this area is Tomasz […]

24/01/2019

Traffic accidents in South America, radiograph of an unknown epidemic

“Two cyclists are killed by a truck on the northern access road to Lima, Peru”; “Death fulminating of a family of five members after charging against an omnibus bus to Ilha Grande, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil”; “A collective that took peasants to work in Coroico, Bolivia falls to the precipice. Eleven dead”. How many […]

10/01/2019

ISAGS welcomes three 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 […]

09/01/2019

Health in 2018: Achievements and missed opportunities

2018 presented major challenges for regional integration in health, but at the same time historical advances towards the goal of achieving universal health systems in South America. As we begin 2019, we make a small recount of what in our opinion are the highlights of the past year.   We begin by highlighting Bolivia’s enormous […]