South America

The persistent challenge of aligning mental health services and practices with the principles of the National Mental Health Law remains a central objective.
In this study, the authors use topic modeling and critical discourse analysis to answer this question: what are the most significant topics of discussion within the Colombian feminist movement on Twitter during the COVID-19 pandemic?
This Article supports SDG 3 and 10 by exploring trends and inequities in adolescent childbearing in Latin America and the Caribbean, highlighting that adolescent girls from families in lower income groups, living in rural areas, and from indigenous and Afro-descendant groups are disproportionately affected by adolescent motherhood.
Elsevier,

Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Volume 119, June 2023

This study evaluates the relationship between the road network and deforestation and other negative impacts on indigenous people in Brazil.
This News item supports SDG 3 by describing the work of the PAHO Commission on Mental Health and COVID-19, which was created in order to improve mental health care in the Latin America and Caribbean region in light of the mental health crisis resulting from the pandemic. The article describes the 10 recommendations set forth by the Commission, and the opportunities and implications of these recommendations.
This is a Personal View discussing socioeconomic risk factors for dementia in women in Latin American Countries, with emphasis on gender roles and expectations that can infleuence the onset and prevalence of dementia
This Article supports SDG 3 and 10 by showing that among Indigenous children in Brazil (of the Guarani birth cohort), severely compromised living conditions were noted, and inequalities in the frequency of social and environmental risk factors between the Indigenous children. The authors note that policies are needed to improve housing, water and sanitation, and wealth conditions among people in Indigenous communities.
Elsevier,

Annals of Hepatology, Volume 28, 1 May 2023

This article aligns with the SDG goal 3 of Good health and wellbeing and SDG 10 Reduced inequalities by showing that hepatitis C mortality trends in Mexico have started to decrease, but that much remains to be done in terms of prevention, diagnosis and timely access to treatment in this country.
Before we were agriculturalists we got all our food by hunting, gathering and fishing. But what did this look like?
This study provides significant information on the occurrence and composition of MPs in the Tampico beach, in addition, we compared the abundance of MPs of this study with similar studies from different parts of the world.

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