Tag Archives: Latin America

What can we learn by investigating communication breakdown in outpatient referrals in Latin America?

By Ingrid Vargas, Irene Garcia-Subirats, Amparo-Susana Mogollon Pérez, Marina Ferreira-de-Medeiros-Mendes, Pamela Eguiguren, Angelica-Ivonne Cisneros, María-Cecilia Muruaga, Fernando Bertolotto and María Luisa Vázquez[1] It is difficult when you get a referral form like this: “vascular” That’s all! Where is the clinical … Continue reading

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Latin American Network Initiative

In 2011 the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) network was created. The main idea of this network is to bring together staff, students and alumni from the School who are currently working or are interested in working in Latin American and Caribbean … Continue reading

What can we learn from trans fat policies in the Americas?

By Modi Mwatsama In May 2013, the World Health Assembly adopted the Omnibus Resolution on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). This landmark publication includes the global NCD action plan, goals and monitoring framework. It follows 20 months of negotiations by governments and … Continue reading