Covid-19 incidents in vehicular traffic in the city of Portoviejo - Ecuador: intersection between Manab í and America avenues - Zambrano R, García J, García-Vinces J, Delgado D.
The objective of this work was to compare the distribution of current vehicular traffic, its frequency, and reasons for use against results obtained in investig... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Identification of risk factors for gender-based violence in Ecuador as a basis for a preventive proposal - Vacacela M árquez S, Mideros Mora A, Vacacela Márquez S, Mideros Mora A.
This study identifies risk factors for domestic violence in Ecuador. Following the theoretical framework proposed by Heise (1998, 2012), we use a logistic regression model exploiting data from the Second National Survey on Family Relations and Gender Viole... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A retrospective study of clinical and epidemiological characteristics of snakebite in Napo Province, Ecuadorian Amazon - Pati ño RSP, Salazar-Valenzuela D, Robles-Loaiza AA, Santacruz-Ortega P, Almeida JR.
BACKGROUND: Snakebite envenoming remains a relevant public health problem in tropical and subtropical countries. In Ecuador, this is particularly true in an area of great diversity like the Amazon region. Nevertheless, there is scarce information about epi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Police-reported suicides during the first 16 months of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ecuador: a time-series analysis of trends and risk factors until June 2021 - Gerstner RM, Narvaez F, Leske S, Troya MI, Analuisa-Aguilar P, Spittal MJ, Gunnell D.
BACKGROUND: There are widespread concerns that the COVID-19 pandemic may increase suicides. Few studies have analysed effects beyond the pandemic's early months or examined changes in known suicide risk factors. METHODS: Using time series models fi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Upstate gets VIP visit at Ecuador site
Ecuador ’s health minister expresses support for Upstate’s research in dengue and respiratory syncytial virus, two key areas of investigation at the site. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 26, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

‘Parentese’ Is Truly a Lingua Franca, Global Study Finds
In an ambitious cross-cultural study, researchers found that adults around the world speak and sing to babies in similar ways. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Oliver Whang Tags: Babies and Infants Voice and Speech Psychology and Psychologists Music Language and Languages Archaeology and Anthropology Nature (Journal) Beijing (China) Ecuador India Tanzania your-feed-science Poland Source Type: news

Identification of the mechanical failure factors with potential influencing road accidents in Ecuador - Montero-Salgado JP, Mu ñoz-Sanz J, Arenas-Ramírez B, Alén-Cordero C.
Road traffic accidents result in injury or even death of passengers. One potential cause of these accidents is mechanical failures due to a lack of vehicle maintenance. In the quest to identify these mechanical failures, this paper aims to set up the proce... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Female homicides and femicides in Ecuador: a nationwide ecological analysis from 2001 to 2017 - Ortiz-Prado E, Villagran P, Martinez-Abarca AL, Henriquez-Trujillo AR, Simba ña-Rivera K, Gómez-BarrenoDiaz LAM, Moyano CE, Arcos-Valle V, Miño MD, Morgan SA.
BACKGROUND: Gender-based violence is a major public health concern arising from the structural discrimination of women and girls. In 2014, Ecuador criminalized acts of femicide in response to a growing crisis across the region. As no epidemiological studie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 4, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Woman miscarried in Ecuador where abortion is illegal
While the author knew that abortion was banned in Ecuador, she didn't think that would apply to her when she started having a miscarriage. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ecuador at standstill after two weeks of protests over cost of living crisis
During demonstrations, started by an Indigenous federation, roads were blocked and vehicles torched, and police fired teargas #protests #demonstrations #standstill (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ecuador protests: Indigenous movement tests Guillermo Lasso presidency
#guillermolasso (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Forecasting mechanical failure and the 26 June 2018 eruption of Sierra Negra Volcano, Gal ápagos, Ecuador - Gregg PM, Zhan Y, Amelung F, Geist D, Mothes P, Koric S, Yunjun Z.
Using recent advancements in high-performance computing data assimilation to combine satellite InSAR data with numerical models, the prolonged unrest of the Sierra Negra volcano in the Gal ápagos was tracked to provide a fortuitous, but successful, forecas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Over Two Decades of Impunity for Environmental and Health Disaster in Peruvian Village
Juana Martínez takes part in an October 2021 protest in Lima organized by the platform of people affected by heavy metals in front of Congress, holding a sign that reads: "Cajamarca. Mercury Never Again". She was 29 years old when the mercury spill occurred in her town, Choropampa, in Peru’s northern Andes highlands. Several of her relatives have since died from the effects of the heavy metal and one of her sisters became sterile. CREDIT: Courtesy of Milagros PérezBy Mariela JaraLIMA, Jun 3 2022 (IPS) “We are not asking for money, but for our health, for a dignified life,” is the cry of the people of Chorop...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mariela Jara Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Crime & Justice Development & Aid Editors' Choice Environment Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Indigenous Rights Latin America & the Caribbean Regional Categories gol Source Type: news

COVID and Discrimination Aggravated Maternal Mortality in Latin America
Adequate maternal care during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period is essential to curbing the high maternal mortality rates in Latin America, which stopped falling due to women's health care problems during the COVID pandemic. CREDIT: Government of Tigre / ArgentinaBy Mario OsavaRIO DE JANEIRO, May 27 2022 (IPS) Brazil had the dubious distinction of champion of maternal mortality in Latin America during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a 77 percent increase in such deaths between 2019 and 2021. A total of 1,575 women died in childbirth or in the following six weeks in the year prior to the pandemic in Latin America&...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mario Osava Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Gender Headlines Health Latin America & the Caribbean Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Brazil Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) Pan-American Source Type: news

More than 40 dead in Ecuador prison riot
A prison riot between rival gangs has left at least 43 dead and 13 injured at a maximum security facility in northern Ecuador. #securityfacility #prisonriot #gangs (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news