Ecuador

UNODC conducts gender-sensitive substance use disorder training day in Ecuador

Quito, 16 March 2021.- The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), through the Global Drug And Treatment Care Project - with the support of Ecuador's Ministry of Public Health - developed a training day on treatment for women, adolescents and girls with substance use disorders and the management of substance use disorders during pregnancy. Over three days (16, 17 and 18 March) more than 25 health professionals (psychologists, doctors and psychiatrists) working in

In Quito, Ecuador, we see how to address the comprehensive prevention of addiction

On December 2, 2020, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Ecuador, participated in the 'First Meeting of Experts in Prevention of Integral Addiction' organized by the Metropolitan Health Secretariat, through the Comprehensive Project for The Prevention of Addiction in Quito - SIPAQ. The aim of the meeting was to generate spaces for dialogue and discussion about the socioeconomic phenomenon of drugs and other addictive behaviors. The event, of a public nature, was developed

Salud mental comunitaria, atención primaria de salud y universidades promotoras de salud en Ecuador

Citation
Camas Baena V. Salud mental comunitaria, atención primaria de salud y universidades promotoras de salud en Ecuador. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2018;42:e162. https://doi.org/10.26633/RPSP.2018.162
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RESUMEN: El objetivo de este trabajo es describir la situación actual de la salud mental en Ecuador. En Ecuador, aunque el modelo de salud mental comunitaria está integrado en los servicios de atención primaria de salud desde hace una década, su implementación no parece tener los resultados esperados.

Price elasticity of demand for cigarettes and alcohol, in Ecuador, with household data

Citation
Chávez R. Elasticidad precio de la demanda de cigarrillos y alcohol en Ecuador con datos de hogares. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2016;40(4):222–8. http://iris.paho.org/xmlui/handle/123456789/31303
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OVERVIEW

Aim: To estimate the price elasticity of demand for cigarettes and alcohol in Ecuador, using cross-sectional data from the national survey of income and expenditure of urban and rural families (ENIGHUR) 2011-2012.

Price Elasticity of Demand for Cigarettes and Alcohol in Ecuador

Citation
Chávez R. Elasticidad precio de la demanda de cigarrillos y alcohol en Ecuador con datos de hogares. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2016;40(4):222–8. http://iris.paho.org/xmlui/handle/123456789/31303
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ABSTRACT

Objective: Estimate price elasticity of demand for cigarettes and alcohol in Ecuador using cross-sectional data from the National Survey of Urban and Rural Household Income and Expenditures (ENIGHUR, Spanish acronym) 2011-2012.