Reports: COVID-related price hikes spur advocacy in Latin America

19th August 2021

RHSC/ForoLAC-funded research has found that opportunistic oral contraceptive price hikes have led to increases of at least 10-20% in Peru, Chile, Colombia, and Uruguay. As 60% of contraceptive funding is out of pocket, the impact...

Category: ForoLAC

New study examines entry of misoprostol and mifepristone into Argentina

30th July 2021

Concept Foundation in partnership with CEDES Argentina, and with support from the RHSC, has completed a study to facilitate the entry of quality-assured medical abortion (MA) products into Argentina. The study found that the lack...

Category: ForoLAC

Encuentros 2021 get underway in Latin America

16th June 2021

The first of three annual meetings or “encuentros” has taken place to help countries review procurement costs and use the quantification tool MiPLAN to model different fallback scenarios in the event of possible budget cuts. These...

Category: ForoLAC

RIAMA midwife network goes from strength to strength

8th June 2021

Severe COVID-related lockdowns across Peru are taking their toll on the use of resupply methods. To help address that challenge, RHSC partner, APROPO, began training its network of Peru-based midwives, RIAMA, on the provision of...

Category: ForoLAC

Manufacturer and product inventory available in LAC countries

11th August 2020

The LAC Forum has created an inventory of 60 LAC pharmaceutical manufacturers and 200 locally produced RH supplies to help regional health authorities source products locally in the face of COVID-19 related supply bottlenecks. The...

Categories: COVID-19, ForoLAC

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