Latin American doctors will be trained to handle cases of Ebola

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) will train health professionals from over 30 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean in the clinical management of patients with Ebola, announced this Friday the agency. The training courses will be held from 1 to 3 December in...

Public defenders will juridically advise doctors

Twenty public defenders distributed in nine provinces, will serve doctors working in the public health system for their defense in case of complaints against them for malpractice, a criminal offense consisting in the new Code of Integral Penal (COIP) . On February 12, the...

Mexicans Doctors march against decriminalization of medical malpractice

The movement of doctors identified in networks as # YoSoy17 and allied citizens marched on Sunday to the capital socle in support of the 16 IMSS’s doctors from Guadalajara who are on trial for alleged medical malpractice and to demand that the medical act be decriminalize....

Doctors will make another vigil if there is no response from the Court

The new directory of the Ecuadorian medical Federation (FME) adopted its work plan for the next two years. The priority is still the interpretative clause that the National Court of Justice (NCJ) has to make to article 146 of the Comprehensive Criminal Organic Code (COIP), which...

New Criminal Code generates resignation of doctors

The government’s decision to keep in the Criminal Code (COIP) the Article 146 which states the culpable homicide for medical malpractice has generated a massive resignation of doctors in different hospitals. As confirmed by Patricio Guerrero, chief of anesthesiology from...
Doctors denounce lack of equipment in health centers

Doctors denounce lack of equipment in health centers

Doctors will give the Government a two-month deadline to equip the health centers or they will consider a mass resignation. They said will no longer cover up the deficits. Carlos Figueroa, Secretary of the Ecuadorian medical Federation (FME), tells the case of the Espejo...
Doctors ask for a reform in the criminal code

Medical disagreement persists due to criminal reform

With the argument that some of the agreements reached between the guild of physicians and the Assembly, were ultimately not included in the Criminal Code, a group of doctors will assist today to express their disagreement.  The article that worries them, as indicated by the...
Doctors protest for a reform in the criminal code

Cuban doctors will arrive in December to Ecuador

The Cuban Foreign Ministry reported yesterday that the 1000 doctors from Cuba requested by the Ecuadorian government will arrive the country in December in order to strengthen the capacities of the Ministry of Health in various areas. “These actions will cover primary care,...
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