Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, Volume: 6, Issue: 3, Published: 1999
  • A program to detect defective drugs in the postmarketing period Temas de Actualidad

    Abstract in English:

    Defective drugs have been found during the postmarketing phase in various countries, regardless of those nations' level of economic development. This paper proposes guidelines for a program to uncover drug defects in the postmarketing surveillance period. Such a program should be run by a center or service organized for that purpose within the framework of a national drug surveillance system.
  • AIDS and sexually transmitted infections in the Americas Temas de Actualidad

    Abstract in English:

    This document provides a brief review of the situation of HIV/aids and of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the Americas. Among the subjects covered are appropriate care models for HIV/aids, including access to antiretroviral drugs; preventing transmission from mother to child; improved activities for preventing and controlling STIs; and interprogram activities to guarantee the safety of donated blood and blood products.
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