Ecuadorian doctors remain concerned

Last Tuesday in Quito, doctors and medical students marched to ask the Judicial Council to prepare judges to judge their cases and to reject the twelve-month sentence of imprisonment imposed on one of their colleagues. Victor Alvarez, vice president of the Medical Federation,...

New Criminal law takes effect and causes concerns to doctors

Today takes effect the new Integral Criminal Code (COIP). As a result, doctors say that doctors in the country will have to think hard before attending an emergency, since Article 146 defines culpable homicide for malpractice and has a penalti of imprisonment of between one to...