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eSAC entrevista a Dr. Rubén Silván, investigador de salud sexual y reproductiva entre migrantes centroamericanos atravesando México camino a los Estados Unidos. leer mas >>
¿Conoces algún proyecto en América Latina y el Caribe que esté usando las tecnologías de información y comunicación (TIC) en sus intervenciones de salud pública? Si sabes de alguno, ¡cuéntanos! leer mas >>
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Tema 4: Migración, TICs y Salud

La globalización de la economía mundial ha determinado cambios importantes en el flujo y composición de los movimientos migratorios, especialmente los que suceden en la región de América Latina y El Caribe (ALC). Si bien, históricamente la región de ALC representaba un campo de atracción de inmigrantes provenientes de diversas continentes del mundo, desde la recuperación económica de Europa y el establecimiento de estrechas relaciones políticas, económicas y comerciales con Estados Unidos, se observan cambios en la orientación de los flujos migratorios, transformando a la región LAC en un lugar de emigración.
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En Este Número

El webinario exploró el uso que las Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación (TICs) pueden tener para mejorar las condiciones de salud de los migrantes en América Latina y el Caribe.   leer mas >>
This summary provides a glance at events (worldwide) which may implicitly or explicitly include themes which explore the intersection of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), migration and public health. Migration is an important issue because many migrants are also vulnerable or marginalized populations that have difficulty accessing appropriate health services. The aim of this summary is to encourage further exploration, research and events on this topic, particularly in Latin America and the Caribbean.   leer mas >>
Objectivo: Caracterizar la discusión espontánea sobre TIC, migración y salud pública en la plataforma Twitter, en idioma español, en el periodo de un año.   leer mas >>
Surveying existing literature, this paper starts by identifying links between attainments in human development and the presence of ICTs. The research then looks at instances where ICTs affect the opportunity for migration and how they affect its...
Background: Mobile phone–based interventions present a means of providing high quality health care to hard-to-reach underserved populations. Migrant farm workers (MFWs) are among the most underserved populations in the United States due to a high...
First paragraph: "Migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the United States face serious health inequalities. Most of these workers either migrate to jobsites or leave their families for seasonal work and have little or no access to healthcare. Many are...
Background The Turkish population living in the Netherlands has a high prevalence of psychological complaints and has a high threshold for seeking professional help for these problems. Seeking help through the Internet can overcome these barriers....
Available at: http://1.usa.gov/1rulvqC Abstract: While the importance of mHealth scale-up has been broadly emphasized in the mHealth community, it is necessary to guide scale up efforts and investment in ways to help achieve the mortality reduction...
Available at: http://1.usa.gov/1kPEINL Abstract: Whether mHealth improves maternal and newborn health outcomes remains uncertain as the response is perhaps not true or false but lies somewhere in between when considering unintended harmful...
Available at: http://1.usa.gov/1rwKc4N Abstract: Background: The promotion of evidence-based cessation services through social media sites may increase their utilization by smokers. Data on social media adoption and use within tobacco control...
Link: http://www.mdpi.com/2075-4426/4/1/88 Abstract: Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is crucial in the management of cardiovascular disease (CVD), yet attendance is poor. Mobile technology (mHealth) offers a potential solution to increase reach of CR....

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