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The study focuses on integrated malaria control in 23 communities on the Pacific Coast of Colombia, with several elements of an ecosystem approach to human health, including malaria-related sociopolitical, ecological, and economic factors. The program fostered community participation. The program presented here had 2 components: implementation and research.(More)
Attempts at malaria eradication this century have been highly effective but early successes have not been sustained. This has been ascribed to the lack of community involvement in these campaigns. Colombia has put huge effort into malaria control on a number of fronts, from vaccine development to the evaluation of the integrated use of more traditional(More)
The IFAD-NUS project, implemented over the course of a decade in two phases, represents the first UNsupported global effort on neglected and underutilized species (NUS). This initiative, deployed and tested a holistic and innovative value chain framework using multi-stakeholder, participatory, inter-disciplinary, pro-poor gender-and nutrition-sensitive(More)
A panel of experts from Latin America convened in Brazil, in May of 2007, for consensus recommendations regarding the management of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) of the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas. The recently introduced World Health Organization classification of NETs represents a step forward, but the former classification of carcinoids into(More)
A 37-year-old female with a large unruptured superior hypophyseal aneurysm underwent a guglielmi detachable-coil embolization after proper diagnostic three-dimensional digital subtraction angiography (DSA) of the internal carotid artery. Only a few case reports exist in the scientific literature about this uncommon entity that accounts for 1% of all(More)
Received: April 07, 2017 Revised: May 17, 2017 Accepted: July 04, 2017 Abstract: Background: Nasal non-invasive-ventilation (Nasal NIV) is a mode of ventilatory support providing positive pressure to patients via a nasal interface. The RAM Cannula is an oxygen delivery device that can be used as an alternative approach to deliver positive pressure. Together(More)
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