Disadvantages in preparing and publishing scientific papers caused by the dominance of the English language in science: the case of Colombian researchers in biological sciences - Ram írez-Castañeda V.
The success of a scientist depends on their production of scientific papers and the impact factor of the journal in which they publish. Because most major scientific journals are published in English, success is related to publishing in this language. Curr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Global flows and everyday violence in urban space: the port-city of Buenaventura, Colombia - Jenss A.
Buenaventura, Colombia's rapidly expanding Pacific port, is simultaneously a city of violence. Focusing the linkages between local violence and the port economy, this contribution explores the role the port's global interconnections play for Buenaventura a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Prevalence and factors associated with suicide ideation in Colombian Caribbean adolescent students - Caballero-Dom ínguez CC, Campo-Arias A.
The study aimed to know the prevalence of and some factors associated with suicide ideation in high school adolescents from a Colombian Caribbean city. A cross-sectional analytical study was designed with probability sampling. An expected prevalence of 50%... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An exploratory analysis of factors associated with traffic crashes severity in Cartagena, Colombia - Cantillo V, M árquez L, Díaz CJ.
Traffic fatalities are the second cause of violent deaths in Colombia. However, due to the signing of the peace agreement and the growing number of fatalities in road crashes, it is possible that soon traffic fatalities will be the primary cause of violent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

A new species of spider
(Universit ä t Bayreuth) During a research stay in the highlands of Colombia conducted as part of her doctorate, Charlotte Hopfe, PhD student at the University of Bayreuth, has discovered and zoologically described a new species of spider. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 16, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

A Marathon, Not a Sprint: Peru Needs Fiscal Reforms to Quell High COVID-19 Death Rate
Intercultural bilingual school at Andahuaylas province, Peru. Photo courtesy Sergio Chaparro Hernández (CESR) By Laura Adriaensens and Sergio Chaparro HernándezANTWERP, Belgium / BOGOTA, Colombia, Sep 11 2020 (IPS) “It’s a major paradox, no?” asks Hugo Ñopo, a researcher at the Peruvian think tank Group for the Analysis of Development (GRADE). Since the beginning of the pandemic, Peru has presented itself as an example for the region: it quickly implemented drastic prevention measures, followed scientific recommendations and prepared an economic support plan for the most vulnerable se...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Laura Adriaensens and Sergio Chaparro Hernandez Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Latin America & the Caribbean Population Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

A database to analyze cycling routes in Medellin, Colombia - Ospina-Zapata JP, L ópez-Ríos VI, Botero-Fernández V, Duque JC.
A bicycle route questionnaire was designed to collect information about the characteristics of cyclists and the routes they take. Medellin is used as a case study in this paper due to its strong sociodemographic inequality, land use, urban form diversity, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Physical punishment as a predictor of early cognitive development: evidence from econometric approaches - Cuartas J, McCoy DC, Grogan-Kaylor A, Gershoff E.
This study estimates the effect of physical punishment on the cognitive development of 1,167 low-income Colombian children (Mage = 17.8 months old) using 3 analytic strategies: lagged-dependent variables, a difference-in-differences-like approach (DD), and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

International Transportation Research Relationship Formed Between TRB and PANAMSTR in Latin America
The U.S.-based Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) has formed a cooperative understanding with the Colombia-based Sociedad Panamericana de Investigaci ón en Transporte y Logística (Pan-American Society of Transportation Research, PANAMSTR). (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - September 10, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Factors associated with suicidal ideation in older adults from three cities in Colombia, 2016 - Ram írez Arango YC, Flórez Jaramillo HM, Cardona Arango D, Segura Cardona M, Segura Cardona A, Muñoz Rodríguez DI, Lizcano Cardona D, Morales Mesa SA, Arango Álzate C, Agudelo Cifuentes MC.
INTRODUCTION: Suicidal ideation refers to thoughts that range from a vague idea of committing suicide to a specific suicide plan. OBJECTIVE: To explore factors such as demographic, social, family, abuse, risk of depression, habits and health conditions, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: no widespread vaccination until mid-2021, says WHO; cases rise across Europe
‘We need to see how safe it is,’WHO stresses; Italy reports biggest rise since 2 May while Spain and France both report thousands of new casesDiarrhoea and vomiting may be key sign of coronavirus in childrenCDC ’s autumn vaccine hint fuels fears of pressure from TrumpWestern Australia refuses to sign up to open borders by ChristmasUK coronavirus updates – live6.51pmBSTThis is a Reuters exclusive from Aislinn Laing:Johnson& Johnson will seek 20,000 volunteers for late-stage human trials of its experimental coronavirus vaccine in hard-hitLatin America, one-third of the planned global total, one of...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 4, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Alexandra Topping (now); Nazia Parveen and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news US news UK news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Community participation and empowerment in a post-disaster environment: differences tied to age and personal networks of social support - Marenco-Escuderos AD, Ramos-Vidal I, Palacio-Sa ñudo JE, Rambal-Rivaldo LI.
In this article, an attempt was made to identify the level of community social participation according to age, gender, and the structural characteristics of the personal support networks in a population displaced by floods in the Colombian Caribbean. The r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Classification of daily weather types in Colombia: a tool to evaluate human health risks due to temperature variability - Roncancio DJ, Lecha L, Nardocci AC.
The building of knowledge about current risks from changes in air temperature has been established as critical for informing the starting point for human health risk assessments in a climate-changing world. The study presented in this paper provides the ap... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

The unintended impact of Colombia's Covid-19 lockdown on forest fires - Amador-Jim énez M, Millner N, Palmer C, Pennington RT, Sileci L.
The Covid-19 pandemic led to rapid and large-scale government intervention in economies and societies. A common policy response to covid-19 outbreaks has been the lockdown or quarantine. Designed to slow the spread of the disease, lockdowns have unintended... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A multi-site study of traumatic brain injury in Mexico and Colombia: longitudinal mediational and cross-lagged models of family dynamics, coping, and health-related quality of life - Cariello AN, Perrin PB, Rodr íguez-Agudelo Y, Olivera Plaza SL, Quijano-Martinez MC, Arango-Lasprilla JC.
Latin America has high rates of traumatic brain injury (TBI), yet reduced mental and physical health outcomes due to limited rehabilitation services. To understand the psychosocial adjustment process in TBI patients in Latin America, the incorporation of c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

CabildoXLatAm: A space for digital participation in Latin America
(Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS)) In the face of the challenges that have emerged and been exacerbated by Covid-19 pandemic, collective responses by and for communities have emerged in Latin America. Therefore the research group Democratic Reconfigurations at IASS Potsdam will convene a Cabildo por America Latina (CabildoxLatAm), a participatory digital space to design collective responses to the pandemic. The event will bring together civil society actors, governments, communities and citizens from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Petition and PRAY for the release of Mark and Joseph Grenon, who were arrested for selling "Miracle Mineral Solution" as a coronavirus cure
(Natural News) Two American citizens living in Colombia have been arrested after they were found to be offering “Miracle Mineral Solution” (MMS) to sick people living in that country, as well as in the United States and all throughout Africa. Mark and Joseph Grenon were apprehended in the northern beach town of Santa Marta on... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ringing in remission amid COVID-19
During his career in manufacturing, Eduardo Aguero has moved 18 times around Latin America. The 54-year-old has lived in many places, including Colombia, Venezuela and Panama over the years. Little did he know that a 2018 trip back to his native Chile for a business trip would be the start of an unexpected adventure. ____________________________________ [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News - August 21, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Covid-19 misinformation sparks threats and violence against doctors in Latin America - Taylor L.
When the 15 bed clinic managed by Diego Posada started filling in mid-June, he received an elderly patient from a nearby town with severe respiratory conditions. Owing to a lack of equipment at the small clinic in rural northwestern Colombia, he sent the p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Subgrade soils characterization data, for correlation of geotechnical variables on urban roads in northern Colombia - Wilches FJ, Burbano JLA, Sierra EEC.
Within the variables relevant to the design of a pavement structure, the subgrade soils should be considered, which must be characterized in order to determine their mechanical properties and their bearing capacity. However, in developing countries such as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

The juxtaposition of revenge and forgiveness in peer conflict experiences of youth exposed to violence - Recchia HE, Wainryb C, Posada R.
In a sample of 95 urban Colombian mid-adolescents, this mixed-method study examined how youths' retaliatory desires and actions were juxtaposed with forgiveness and nonforgiveness in their narrative accounts of peer conflict. Quantitative analyses examined... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Examining the relationship between road safety outcomes and the built environment in Bogot á, Colombia - Vergel-Tovar E, López S, Lleras N, Hidalgo D, Rincón M, Orjuela S, Vega J.
Key Findings •The presence of pedestrian bridges is associated with higher severity of crashes. • Recent BRT corridors leads to a decrease in traffic fatalities and injuries. • Population density has a negative association with severity ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Solidarity with Colombians as Covid compounds crisis
COVID-19 dominates so much of the news and our thoughts here in the UK at present that it can be easy to forget the non-COVID issues that people continue to face around the world. These problems have no ‘pause for pandemic’ button and for the most part, have been made even more acute in the light of the crisis. In the two weeks to 10 August, Colombia was reported to have the fourth most confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world, with more than 12,000 reported deaths to date. For Colombians, the virus has compounded ongoing issues in the region, with reports of violently enforced cartel lockdowns during the pandemic...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 11, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News Covid-19 Josie Bird Nomadesc president Source Type: news

Problematic relationships with smartphones of Spanish and Colombian university students - Mar ín-Díaz V, Muñoz-González JM, Sampedro-Requena BE.
The presence of smartphones in the lives of the population in general, and of youth in particular, is evident, and is derived from elements such as the diversity of prices as well as the ease of access of all the resources that can be reached through the i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
By Joaquín RoyMIAMI, Jul 31 2020 (IPS) In the cinematic context of the death of the Italian and universal composer, Ennio Morricone, author of the background music of more than four hundred films, as an indirect tribute, Europe took a solid step. The European Union’s (EU) forceful ban on accepting travelers from the rest of the world has been decided simultaneously with a collective option: an internal opening that covers the entire territory of the Schengen Agreement, an enlarged EU that includes some special non-members (Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and the microstates). Furthermore, the EU s...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joaquin Roy Tags: Global Geopolitics Headlines Health Source Type: news

Scientists Get Closer To Blood Test For Alzheimer ’ s Disease
(AP) – An experimental blood test was highly accurate at distinguishing people with Alzheimer’s disease from those without it in several studies, boosting hopes that there soon may be a simple way to help diagnose this most common form of dementia. Developing such a test has been a long-sought goal, and scientists warn that the new approach still needs more validation and is not yet ready for wide use. But Tuesday’s results suggest they’re on the right track. The testing identified people with Alzheimer’s vs. no dementia or other types of it with accuracy ranging from 89% to 98%. “That&r...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Alzheimer's Disease Source Type: news

Characterization of workers covered by a risk insurance company in Colombia who suffered amputation - Garz ón MO, Garcés M, Isaza D, Jaramillo S, Latorre V, Valderrama S.
BACKGROUND: Scarcity of information on the sociodemographic, occupational and clinical characteristics of workers who suffer upper limb amputation hinders planning and implementing actions to improve their living and working conditions. Objective: To inv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Trend of lost years of potential life due to trauma in Colombia: analysis of a nine-year period - Sanju án J, Medina R, Botache W, Montoya F, Ruiz G, Garcia A, Badiel M, Ordóñez CA.
Introduction: Trauma is a worldwide leading cause of external injuries that varies according to the regions. In 2015, trauma injuries were the third cause of Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) with the 9% of the total global burden of disease. A porti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Injuries from traffic accidents in a health institution in the municipality of Pereira from 2014 to 2017 - Trujillo-Trejos I, Guti érrez-Calderón ES, Giraldo-Castañeda E, Grisales-Giraldo GA, Agudelo-Suárez AA.
INTRODUCTION: Traffic accidents have become an important public health problem due to their high morbimortality. The trend in injury and death from road traffic accidents is at alarming levels in countries like Colombia. Objective: To characterize ep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Physical barriers faced by disabled people perceived by university students in Cali-Colombia - Z úñiga Bolívar SM, Hincapié Gallón OL.
OBJECTIVE: To identify physical barriers faced by disabled people perceived by university occupational therapy and nutrition students in a single institution in Cali-Colombia. METHODS: We carried out an analytical observational cross-sectional study. T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trauma team conformation in a war-influenced middle-income country in South America: is it possible? - Carvajal S, Uribe-Buritica FL, Ángel-Isaza AM, López-Girón MC, González A, Chica J, Benitez M, García AF.
INTRODUCTION: Trauma teams (TTs) improve outcomes in trauma patients. A multidisciplinary TT was conformed in September 2015 in a tertiary level I trauma university hospital in southwestern Colombia, a middle-income war-influenced country. OBJECTIVE: To ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

In This Bolivian City, Hard-Hit by the Pandemic, a Fake —and Toxic—Coronavirus Cure Proves Popular
(COCHABAMBA, Bolivia) — Long lines form every morning in one of the Bolivian cities hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic as desperate people wait to buy small bottles of chlorine dioxide, a toxic bleaching agent that has been falsely touted as a cure for COVID-19 and a myriad of other diseases. The rush in the city of Cochabamba to buy a disinfectant known to cause harm to those who ingest it comes even after the Bolivian Health Ministry warned of its dangers and said at least five people were poisoned after taking chlorine dioxide in La Paz, the capital. Dr. Antonio Viruez, who is treating the five at a hospital...
Source: TIME: Health - July 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Diego Cartagena and Paola Flores / AP Tags: Uncategorized Bolivia COVID-19 News Desk wire Source Type: news

First "Dreamer" elected to New York Assembly steps up to feed residents amid pandemic
As coronavirus  cases surge in the U.S., Latino communities are suffering with high rates of infections. CBS News contributor Maria Elena Salinas is anchoring a special report "Pandemia: Latinos in Crisis," and she joins "CBS This Morning" to explain why this community is vulnerable and shares the stories of the people on the front lines of the pandemic. In this preview, Ed O'Keefe speaks to New York Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz, a Colombian immigrant and the first "Dreamer" elected to the New York State Assembly. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'There has to be hope': CNN Hero delivers necessities and positivity to young people with disabilities in Colombia
For 18 years, Jeison Aristiz ábal has been working to give young people with disabilities in Cali, Colombia, a brighter future. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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The pandemic forced 2016 CNN Hero of the Year Jeison Aristiz ábal to close the center where he serves young people with disabilities in Cali, Colombia. But that is not stopping him from providing them with the resources and support they need. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

👉 Colombian cartels killing those who don't obey their Covid-19 lockdowns via Hvper.com
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Source: Reuters: Health - July 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IPS Webinar: Gender Equality Crucial in ‘ Building Back Better ’ Post-COVID-19
By Miriam GathigahNAIROBI, Jul 15 2020 (IPS) While men are more likely to die from COVID-19, women are facing the full blow of the socio-economic fallout from the ongoing pandemic as well as seeing a reversal in equality gains made over the last two decades, says an all-women panel of international thought leaders, who met virtually during a discussion convened by IPS. “The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Women and Girls” took place on Tuesday, Jul. 14, with the aim to bring to the fore the dangers of neglecting gender dimensions in COVID-19 response and recovery plans. The panel included gender and developm...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Miriam Gathigah Tags: Aid Development & Aid Editors' Choice Education Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Multimedia Poverty & SDGs R Source Type: news

Violence and reconciliation in Colombia: the personal and the contextual - Meernik J.
In the aftermath of war and large-scale violence, how can nations function as societies? How can people learn to live together again? Or, have the foundations of trust, civility, and predictability upon which fully functioning societies depend been irrevoc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Colombia faces calls to put capital into total lockdown – as it happened
Cases rise by over 230,000 worldwide in 24 hours; EU summit‘may not agree Covid-19 recovery fund’; 130m‘may go hungry in 2020 because of virus’. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here‘Compelling’ evidence air pollution worsens coronavirus – studyGerman study finds low Covid-19 infection rate in schoolsFauci sidelined as Trump ’s White House steps up briefing campaignBereaved urge EU chief to supervise Italian coronavirus inquiry12.04amBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 14, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier); Kevin Rawlinson, Archie Bland and Caroline Davies (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news US news UK news Australia news South Africa Brazil Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Indigenous Americans had contact with Polynesians 800 years ago, DNA reveals
Study shows groups crossed vast ocean in about the year 1200Proof of encounter found in DNA of present-day populationsIndigenous Americans and Polynesians bridged vast expanses of open ocean around the year 1200 and mingled, leaving incontrovertible proof of their encounter in the DNA of present-day populations, new studies have revealed.Whether peoples from what is today Colombia or Ecuador drifted thousands of kilometres to tiny islands in the middle of the Pacific, or whether seafaring Polynesians sailed upwind to South America and then back again, is still unknown.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 8, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse Tags: Americas Pacific islands Archaeology Science World news Source Type: news

Colombian Engineers' Ventilators to Be Tested in COVID Patients
In just a few months, researchers have constructed low-cost ventilators that can keep sedated pigs alive. Getting them to work safely and reliably in people is the next challenge. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - July 7, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Notebook Source Type: news

Psychosocial risk factors: its relation with social cognition, emotional regulation and well-being - Urrego Betancourt Y, Castro-Mu ñoz JA.
In Colombia, an increase of suicidal behavior in adolescents caused by personal and environmental factors is evidenced. This quantitative, descriptive, correlational research aimed to establish the existing relationship between social cognition, perception... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Bicycle safety in Bogot á: a seven-year analysis of bicyclists' collisions and fatalities - Carvajal GA, Sarmiento OL, Medaglia AL, Cabrales S, Rodriguez DA, Quistberg DA, López S.
Road safety research in low- and middle-income countries is limited, even though ninety percent of global road traffic fatalities are concentrated in these locations. In Colombia, road traffic injuries are the second leading source of mortality by external... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

'Gatekeepers' of biodiversity hotspots facing COVID crisis
Impoverished communities and diverse ecosystems in Colombia are under threat due to the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers say. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 1, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Geographical Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Prehospital and first hospital system response to a terrorist attack in Bogot á, Colombia - Gutiérrez MI, Puyana JC, Jimenez MF, Becerra A, Cervera S, Sánchez EF, Ospina J, Henao FJ, Paz A, Paredes G.
BACKGROUND: Assembling an effective medical response for an overwhelming number of casualties has become a priority worldwide. Terrorist attacks have been part of the Colombian contemporaneous history. On February 7, 2003, a terrorist car bomb explosion oc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Colombia's First COVID-19 Death Occurred Earlier Than Previously Thought: Gov't Colombia's First COVID-19 Death Occurred Earlier Than Previously Thought: Gov't
Colombia's first confirmed death from COVID-19 occurred in late February, more than a week before the Andean country originally reported its first case of the coronavirus, the government's statistics agency said Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Effect of road safety laws on deaths and injuries from road traffic collisions in Colombia - Argote-Aramendiz K, Molloy MS, Hart A, Voskayan A, Sarin R, Ciottone GR.
INTRODUCTION: Colombia is the fourth largest country in South America. It is an upper middle-income country with an estimated population of 49.2 million people, and road traffic collisions (RTCs) are the second most common cause of traumatic death. The Uni... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Working in violence: moral narratives of paramilitaries in Colombia - Manrique Rueda G.
This article reflects on the morality of violence workers through an analysis of the narratives of 12 former low-ranking men of the paramilitary group Heroes of Montes de Maria in Colombia. By exploring their physical and social experiences in the space of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Colombia's confirmed coronavirus cases rise above 50,000
Confirmed coronavirus cases in Colombia have risen to over 50,000, the country's Health Ministry said on Sunday, while neighboring Ecuador approached the same milestone. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news