Chilean Health Minister resigns after statements about abortion cases

The Minister of Health of Chile, Helia Molina, resigned on Tuesday after the publication of an interview in which she claimed that Chilean conservative families sent their daughters to private clinits to abort. “We must inform that Minister Molina has resigned to avoid...

23% of products have not yet registered the new label

23% of processed foods and beverages that are on sale in the country failed to register the new labels with the “lights” in the deadline set by the Ministry of Health. The deadline for food and beverage companies to comply with the new labeling concluded on November...

Ministries will receive 38.5% of the Budget for 2015

Ecuador currently has 27 ministries in total. These 27 entities will receive 38.5% of the budget for 2015, which amounts to $ 36 317 million. The five ministries that will receive more budget in 2015 are: Education, Health, Non-Renewable Natural Resources, Electricity and...

Health Ministry implements preparation plan for Ebola

The Ministry of Health along with health organizations has planed events nationwide for the training on biosecurity measures to be prepared in the case of any suspected cases of Ebola in the country. So far, personnel who could be involved directly in case of a detected...

First drill against possible case of Ebola was made in Quito

On Saturday morning at the Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Tababela, the first drill within the National Response Plan for Ebola was performed. The trial was conducted from 09:00 until 12:30, all the rules and protocols were implemented to deal with possible cases of the...
Posted On 27 Oct 2014

Spain would lack an entity to command health crisis to control Ebola

After the arise of the first case of Ebola in Spain, have been discussed the lack of a technical entity that assumes the command of the health crisis. In Spain there is not a public health authority that centralizes the information, manage it and make decisions. “Here has...

5,626 drugs will have their prices regulated

During a conversatory, the Minister of Production, Employment and Competitiveness, Richard Espinosa, said the price of 5,626 medicaments marketed in Ecuador will be regulated from next September, after verifying that there are drugs that have uneven costs in the local market. For...

Assembly Commission and Ministry of Health discuss regulator entity for health sector

The Health Commission of the National Assembly and the Ministry of Health have begun to discuss the possible establishment of a Regulation and Control Agency for the health sector. The approach of its president, Carlos Velasco (AP) is the creation of a Health Authority that would...
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