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Statement on the use of NSAIDs in the treatment of COVID-19

ILAR Latin American Industry for Responsible Self-Care advises the population in Latin America, who have questions about pain and fever management during the COVID-19 pandemic, to trust the recommendations of health professionals, the communiqués of health portals administered by the National Government, as well as the indications of approved for over-the-counter medications. Recent speculation about a link between the...

Chile: how health systems in Latin America can sustainably benefit from self-care as a public policy

For the Self-care Day in Chile articles were published in seven newspapers, talking about the importance of self-care and the results of the ILAR study on how health systems in Latin America can sustainably benefit from self-care as a public policy. Some news also featured an interview with Juan Thompson, ILAR's Executive Director. The Newspaper El Mostrador reached an audience of 185,000 people You...

Colombia: ANDI created the campaign “#YoMeCuido”

ANDI created the campaign “YoMeCuido” with different materials that were distributed by social medial and press, aligned with the key messages of ILAR’s toolkit. A T.V. commercial “Autocuidadotu major aliado” was also developed and launched. For the self-care day ANDI in conjunction with the Ministry of Health and the Javeriana University published a press release on self-care. To read the press...

Central America: spoken about responsible self-care to the newspapers La Estrella de Panamá

For the Self-Care Day in Central America, FEDEFARMA in conjunction with ILAR have participated in different interviews and opinion articles. Also press releases and infographics were shared with the media. More than 9 million people had been potentially impacted by the project in the region. The Executives Directors of ILAR and FEDEFARMA, Juan Thompson and Victoria Brenes spoke about responsible...

Brazil: Self-care in times of Covid-19

For the Day of Self-Care ABIMIP with support from ILAR encouraged the publication of a study on self-care in Veja magazine, the study addressed Self-care in times of Covid-19. In addition, a Veja Saúde Live was held with Marcio Atala, in which the physical educator and lecturer, talked with journalist Diogo Sponchiato about the importance of self-care 24 hours...