' Invisible' Migrants Risk Being Last in Line for COVID-19 Vaccination'Invisible' Migrants Risk Being Last in Line for COVID-19 Vaccination
As an undocumented migrant living in Colombia, Venezuelan Leidi Gutierrez has little chance of getting a COVID-19 vaccination. With the death toll rising fast, the mother-of-two said all she could do was pray.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Drug lord Pablo Escobar's 100 escaped 'cocaine hippos' terrorizing Colombian water-ways
Around 100 hippos descended from four animals imported into Colombia by the King of Cocaine Pablo Escobar in the 1980s are overrunning... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A comparison of cut points for measuring risk factors for adolescent substance use and antisocial behaviors in the U.S. and Colombia - Brown EC, Montero-Zamora P, Cardozo-Mac ías F, Reyes-Rodríguez MF, Briney JS, Mejía-Trujillo J, Pérez-Gómez A.
As the identification and targeting of salient risk factors for adolescent substance use become more widely used globally, an essential question arises as to whether U.S.-based cut points in the distributions of these risk factors that identify "high" ri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

GA EMT Saving Lives During COVID Thanks to High School Training Program
Mark Rice Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. (MCT) Alejandro Corredor is the first participant in the two-year-old emergency medical technician program at Shaw High School to pass the national certification exam. He also is the first to be hired. “We’re 18-year-old kids,” he told the Ledger-Enquirer, “but we’re doing big things.” Big things such as saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the winter surge in coronavirus cases, Corredor said, the medics at EMS Care Ambulance in Columbus went on every call assuming the patient was COVID-1...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News News Feed Spotlight Training EMT Georgia Source Type: news

GA EMT Saving Lives During COVID Thanks to High School Training Program
Mark Rice Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. (MCT) Alejandro Corredor is the first participant in the two-year-old emergency medical technician program at Shaw High School to pass the national certification exam. He also is the first to be hired. “We’re 18-year-old kids,” he told the Ledger-Enquirer, “but we’re doing big things.” Big things such as saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the winter surge in coronavirus cases, Corredor said, the medics at EMS Care Ambulance in Columbus went on every call assuming the patient was COVID-1...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News News Feed Spotlight Training EMT Georgia Source Type: news

GA EMT Saving Lives During COVID Thanks to High School Training Program
Mark Rice Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. (MCT) Alejandro Corredor is the first participant in the two-year-old emergency medical technician program at Shaw High School to pass the national certification exam. He also is the first to be hired. “We’re 18-year-old kids,” he told the Ledger-Enquirer, “but we’re doing big things.” Big things such as saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the winter surge in coronavirus cases, Corredor said, the medics at EMS Care Ambulance in Columbus went on every call assuming the patient was COVID-1...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News News Feed Spotlight Training EMT Georgia Source Type: news

GA EMT Saving Lives During COVID Thanks to High School Training Program
Mark Rice Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. (MCT) Alejandro Corredor is the first participant in the two-year-old emergency medical technician program at Shaw High School to pass the national certification exam. He also is the first to be hired. “We’re 18-year-old kids,” he told the Ledger-Enquirer, “but we’re doing big things.” Big things such as saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the winter surge in coronavirus cases, Corredor said, the medics at EMS Care Ambulance in Columbus went on every call assuming the patient was COVID-1...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News News Feed Spotlight Training EMT Georgia Source Type: news

GA EMT Saving Lives During COVID Thanks to High School Training Program
Mark Rice Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. (MCT) Alejandro Corredor is the first participant in the two-year-old emergency medical technician program at Shaw High School to pass the national certification exam. He also is the first to be hired. “We’re 18-year-old kids,” he told the Ledger-Enquirer, “but we’re doing big things.” Big things such as saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the winter surge in coronavirus cases, Corredor said, the medics at EMS Care Ambulance in Columbus went on every call assuming the patient was COVID-1...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News News Feed Spotlight Training EMT Georgia Source Type: news

GA EMT Saving Lives During COVID Thanks to High School Training Program
Mark Rice Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. (MCT) Alejandro Corredor is the first participant in the two-year-old emergency medical technician program at Shaw High School to pass the national certification exam. He also is the first to be hired. “We’re 18-year-old kids,” he told the Ledger-Enquirer, “but we’re doing big things.” Big things such as saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the winter surge in coronavirus cases, Corredor said, the medics at EMS Care Ambulance in Columbus went on every call assuming the patient was COVID-1...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News News Feed Spotlight Training EMT Georgia Source Type: news

Hipgnosis buys 100% of Shakira's publishing catalog, spanning 145 songs
I know Hipgnosis will be a great home for my catalog," says Colombia-born global star… (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Invasion of the hippos: Colombia is running out of time to tackle Pablo Escobar ’s wildest legacy (subtitle: "Efforts to castrate hippos...
It all started with Pablo Escobar and four smuggled hippos. Now there are as many as 100 hippos running wild, and castrating the males... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Educational inequalities in suicide in a middle-income country: a socioeconomic approach of mental health - Ord óñez-Monak I, Arroyave I, Cardona D.
OBJECTIVE: This research aims to describe trends in inequalities in suicide mortality by educational level in Colombia between 1998 and 2015. METHOD: Standardized suicide mortality rates (SMR) were calculated by educational level, sex, and age in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Dragonfly Wings Inspire This Colombian ’s Germ-Killing Materials
For decades, households have sprayed or wiped down surfaces to kill bacteria – but Colombian scientist Sandra Arias is investigating smart materials that use nothing more than their microscopic, spiky texture to kill bacteria. #globalsouthscience (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Wight, Contributor Tags: Science /science Innovation /innovation Leadership /leadership ForbesWomen /forbeswomen Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Hope Thrives on Action
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Dec 23 2020 (IPS-Partners) As Mohammed, a Palestine refugee with impaired vision who attends a specialized UNRWA programme for children with disabilities, told us during our mission to Lebanon a week ago: “I was worried. I was worried that I could not continue my education because the programme was going to be cut. Now I have hope that I can continue to study and make my dream come true.” As 2020 comes to a close and we reflect on Education Cannot Wait’s mission this past year, two things stand out: hope and action. Amidst multipl...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Education Health Humanitarian Emergencies Source Type: news

The Latest: Colombia not freely vaccinating immigrants
Colombia’s president says that Venezuelan migrants who are living in the country without residence permits won’t be given free COVID-19 vaccines when those arrive in the South American country — possibly leaving hundreds of thousands unvaccinated (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Notorious woman who beheaded owl on social media is gunned down in apparent assassination
A Colombian woman who sparked a massive outcry over the summer when she beheaded an owl on social media has been killed in a drive-by... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acute pesticide poisoning and its relationship with intentionality in patients from a hospital in Ibague-Colombia - Guerra-Rodr íguez N, Sierra-Ramírez E, Jiménez-León J, Rodríguez-Ospina FL.
Introducci ón: La intoxicación aguda por plaguicidas, asociada al suicidio, es un problema de salud pública cuyo estudio es primordial por los organismos estatales. Objetivo: Establecer la relación de intencionalidad en pacientes con intoxicación aguda... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Alzheimer's Researchers Study a Rare Brain
A woman in Colombia with a rare genetic mutation recently made the ultimate donation to science. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennie Erin Smith Tags: Alzheimer ' s Disease Genetics and Heredity Research Brain Autopsies Dementia Piedrahita de Villegas, Aliria Rosa (1942-2020) Lopera, Francisco Medellin (Colombia) University of Antioquia Harvard University Boston (Mass) Massac Source Type: news

Genetic Ancestry Tied to Lung Cancer Mutations in Latin Americans
Mutation frequencies of EGFR and KRAS were 30 and 10 percent, respectively, and 23 and 13 percent, respectively, for Mexican and Colombian patients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 10, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

If Your Civic Space is Closed, your Human Rights Dissolve
Credit: Forus InternationalBy Bibbi AbruzziniPARIS, Dec 10 2020 (IPS) On Human Rights Day, civil society calls for the protection of civic space as a fundamental freedom, as more than 80% of the world’s population live in countries where civic space is closed, repressed or obstructed. Protecting civil society and fundamental freedoms means protecting the rights to associate and assemble, to express views and opinions. Civic space is the bedrock of any open and democratic society. When civic space is open, citizens and civil society organizations are able to organize, participate and communicate, claiming their right...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Bibbi Abruzzini Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Environment Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Press Freedom TerraViva United Nations Human Rights Day 2020 Source Type: news

La Ni ña Weather Phenomenon Could Endanger Colombia ’ s Food Security
Family in a flooded village on the banks of the Atrato River in Chocó, Colombia. Credit: Jesús Abad Colorado/IPSBy Carmen ArroyoNEW YORK, Dec 8 2020 (IPS) After ten years without a strong La Niña weather phenomenon in Colombia, the climate pattern, coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic, could create a vacuum in food production and supply. Multilateral organizations, along with the Colombian government, are trying to implement measures to reduce malnutrition risk. Still, the population is already overwhelmed by a year of struggles that have deepened socio-economic differences. Starting in March this year ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Carmen Arroyo Tags: Climate Change Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Colombian environmental official assassinated: 284 environmental leaders and land defenders have been killed in the country so far during 2020
December 3, 2020 was a fateful day for the defense of the environment in Colombia. Javier Francisco Parra Cubillos, an official from... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Operational evaluation of climbing lanes on steep grades and heavy trucks - Valencia-Alaix VG, Garc ía AG.
Nearly 99% of Colombian roads have two lanes. In order to improve their level of service (LOS), they have been turned into multilane roads through the doubling of existing highways without technical criteria to justify such transformation, and without cons... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Colombia Is Considering Legalizing Its Massive Cocaine Industry; There are 200k coca growing farmers. The state would buy coca at market...
A new bill in congress suggests the government buys up and sells cocaine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Archaeologists Just Discovered Tens of Thousands of Ultra-Realistic Ancient Rock Paintings in the Colombian Amazon
Archaeologists discovered tens of thousands of Ice Age paintings on a series of rock faces in the Colombian Amazon. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emotional memory processing in post-traumatic stress disorder affected Colombian youth - Noriega I, Trejos-Castillo E, Chae Y, Calderon-Delgado L, Barrera-Valencia M, Al-Khalil K, O'Boyle MW.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a neuropsychological condition caused by exposure to chronic stressors and extreme trauma. In past decades, Colombia (South America) has experienced high levels of armed conflict, which created an environment of chr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Veterinary forensics, animal welfare and animal abuse: perceptions and knowledge of Brazilian and Colombian veterinary students - Monsalve S, de Souza PV, Lopes AS, Leite LO, Polo G, Garcia R.
Veterinarians have a fundamental role to play in the detection of animal abuse and domestic violence cases. Therefore, it is essential that veterinary colleges provide appropriate training in animal welfare and veterinary forensics. The aim of this article... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Massachusetts ’ Highest Court Gets 1st Latina Justice
BOSTON (AP) — Dalila Argaez Wendlandt was unanimously confirmed to a seat on the highest court in Massachusetts on Wednesday. With her confirmation by the Governor’s Council, Wendlandt becomes the first Latina justice on the Supreme Judicial Court, which traces its history to the late 17th century. “Justice Dalila Argaez Wendlandt is a highly intelligent, accomplished jurist who has served with distinction on the Appeals Court, and I am confident that she will continue to serve with integrity and impartiality on the Supreme Judicial Court,” Republican Gov. Charlie Baker said in a statement. Justice...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Syndicated CBSN Boston Dalila Argaez Wendlandt Source Type: news

Fellowships help School of Public Health student study abroad
Matthew Benczkowski, M.P.H. ’21 recently completed a research trip to Colombia thanks to Downs and Stolwijk fellowships offered by YSPH. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - November 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Initiates Second Global Phase 3 Clinical Trial of its Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate
November 15, 2020 -- The Phase 3 ENSEMBLE study of the single-dose regimen of JNJ-78436735, the investigational vaccine candidate for the prevention of COVID-19 being developed by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, continues to enroll and vaccinate study participants. ENSEMBLE is proceeding to enroll up to 60,000 participants worldwide.In addition to the single-dose regimen ENSEMBLE study, Janssen has now initiated the two-dose regimen ENSEMBLE 2 trial. ENSEMBLE 2 is a complementary, planned, pivotal, large-scale, multi-country Phase 3 trial that will study the safety and efficacy of a two-dose ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Male-on-male child and adolescent sexual abuse in the Caribbean Region of Colombia: a secondary analysis of medico-legal reports - Escalante-Barrios EL, F àbregues S, Meneses J, García-Vita MDM, Jabba D, Ricardo-Barreto C, Pérez SPF.
Child and adolescent sexual abuse (CSA) is an important global health problem, especially in non-Western low- and middle-income countries. A number of studies have indicated that, in Latin American countries, male CSA is phenomenon of great concern. Howeve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Spatiotemporal correlation study of traffic accidents with fatalities and injuries in Bogota (Colombia) - Ram írez AF, Valencia C.
The planning and location of resources for urban traffic management generate complex decision problems, given the uncertainty of variables that explain traffic behavior, the lack of data, and the large number of factors to be considered when creating optim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Nations long targeted by US chide Trump's claims of fraud
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Demands to stop the vote count. Baseless accusations of fraud. Claims that the opposition is trying to “steal”... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Prevent, discourage, confront': South American states tackle Chinese trawlers
Huge fleets’ intrusions into Pacific fishing territory prompt Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru to join forces (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Update on COVID-19 pandemic, BMJ Best Practice (Updated 30th October)
Over 44.5 million cases have been reported globally, with over 30 million cases recovered so far, and approximately 1.1 million deaths according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The US has the highest number of reported infections and deaths in the world. India has the second largest number of reported cases, followed by Brazil, Russia, France, Spain, Argentina, Colombia, and the UK. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Q & A: COVID-19 has Pushed Women Peacebuilders from Key Leadership Roles
Scenes from a rehearsal session with Colombia’s Cantadora Network, a network of singers using traditional Afro-Colombian music to preserve their culture and promote peace. According to the Global Network of Women Peacebuilder, funds are being diverted from women-led peacebuilding organisations, and from peacebuilding processes more broadly. Credit: UN Women/Ryan BrownBy Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Oct 30 2020 (IPS) Women need to be given roles as negotiators, not just offered representation through advisory groups, Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos from the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) told IPS. Santos spo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Climate Change Coronavirus COVID-19 Gl Source Type: news

Czech Republic sets daily record of 15,000 cases
Colombia's health ministry says the nation of 50 million reached 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Colombia due to surpass 1m cases; arrests made at London anti-lockdown protest – as it happened
This blog is closed – further coverage can be found herePolish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for Covid-19UK could be urged to keep windows open in effort to curb Covid-19Coronavirus vaccine final-stage testing to restart in USWhich countries have the most coronavirus cases and deaths?11.56pmBSTWe ’ll be closing down this blog shortly, as theSydney team get a new one up and running. Thanks to everyone who wrote in with tips and suggestions for coverage.In the meantime, here ’s a quick summary of recent key developments:11.45pmBSTThe government is facing a legal battle with academics over its &ldquo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Clea Skopeliti (now) with Sarah Marsh, Matilda Boseley and Josh Taylor (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Opposition activist leaves embassy haven to flee Venezuela
MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — Prominent opposition activist Leopoldo López has abandoned the Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela ’s Opposition Leader Lopez Flees to Colombia
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Use of clinical prediction rules in children with craniocerebral trauma in emergency departments in Colombia - Plata-Ortiz S, Arias AF, Alejandra  Morales-Camacho M, María  Estrada J, Pablo  Contreras J, Alfonso  Aguilar-Mejía J, Ignacio  Ramos N, Marcela  Méndez E, Morales-Camacho WJ.
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to evaluate how pediatricians in emergency departments in Bogot á, Colombia use clinical prediction rules in traumatic brain injury (TBI), by. Material and methods: This was a survey applied to 80 pediatricians assig... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What Developing Countries Can Teach Us About How To Respond To a Pandemic
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post What Developing Countries Can Teach Us About How To Respond To a Pandemic appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Violence as a symptom: the case of Colombia - Uribe MV.
With a view to developing certain arguments put forward in previous works, my intention in this article is to approach the persistence of violence in Colombia as if it were a symptom. By symptom, I mean a traumatic impossibility, an enduring rupture that r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Is English the lingua franca of science? Not for everyone
(University of California - Berkeley) A UC Berkeley graduate student surveyed young Colombian scientists and found that for many, having to read, write and present in English can be a burden, in terms of anxiety, time and cost. Some forego oral presentations at meetings because of poor English skills. Many call on English speaking friends to edit manuscipts, or pay for editing. In the Spanish speaking global south, English is one more barrier to full participation in science. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pandemic forces Colombia family to live in banquet hall
Colombia has been gradually reopening its economy following six months of restrictions for the coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Domestic violence, decision-making power, and female employment in Colombia - Fajardo-Gonzalez J.
Using data from the Colombian Demographic and Health Survey, I document a positive association between intimate partner violence against women and the likelihood of women's employment. This finding persists when I exploit the husband's own childhood experi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

With Armed Groups on the Rise, Youth Engagement is More Important than Ever
Young people pose questions to Secretary-General António Guterres during a UN75 event with youth at the Graduate Institute in Geneva. António Guterres said despite youth engagement during this period – including in the 2016 peace process in Colombia and in shaping the Global Compact on Refugees two years later – opportunities for them to contribute remain inadequate. “The world cannot afford a lost generation of youth, their lives set back by COVID-19 and their voices stifled by a lack of participation”, he said. “Let us do far more to tap their talents as we tackle the pandemic ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siobhan O Neil and Kato Van Broeckhoven Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Spatial inequalities and media representation of cycling safety in Bogot á, Colombia - Torres-Barragan CA, Cottrill CD, Beecroft M.
While there has been sustained growth in cycling as an urban mean of transport over the last two decades, it has often been accompanied by an increase in traffic crashes and deaths involving cyclists (Broe et al., 2017; Loreta et al., 2016). Many of the re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Toward a greater understanding of Colombian professional truck drivers' safety performance - Valenzuela LS, Burke MJ.
In this investigation involving 227 lone professional truck drivers from a national transportation company in a low and moderate-income country (LMIC), Colombia, a multidimensional model of drivers' safety performance and expectations concerning how safety... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Understanding cycling travel distance: the case of Medellin city (Colombia) - Ospina JP, Botero-Fern ández V, Duque JC, Brussel M, Grigolon A.
The relevance of cycling as a mode of transportation is increasingly being recognized in many cities around the world, and the city of Medellin (Colombia) is no exception. To better understand cycling travel behavior in Medellin, we perform a multiple regr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news