A Th2-type immune response and low-grade systemic inflammatory reaction as potential immunotoxic effects in intensive agriculture farmers exposed to pesticides

Pesticides are chemicals widely used in agriculture to keep crops healthy and prevent them from being destroyed by pests, thus contributing to a sustainable food and feed production. However, long-term exposure to these compounds may be harmful to human health as they can affect the function of various organs systems, including the immune system. There…

The COVID-19 Pandemic as a Public Health Teacher—the Lessons We Must Learn

Since 5th May 2023 COVID-19 is not considered a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), rather “an established and ongoing health issue” [1]. This was a moment to celebrate achievements, like the dedication of healthcare workers but also to reflect on the mistakes made [1]. Many COVID-19 deaths are still reported to the World…

The use of healthcare services and disabling chronic pain: results from the cross-sectional population-based Andalusian Health Survey

Background Several factors seem to be related to the use of healthcare services, and chronic pain (CP) is among these characteristics. The objective is to describe the number of visits to a doctor’s surgery or emergency rooms, and the periods of hospitalization; to identify characteristics associated with frequent healthcare use, including disabling chronic pain (DCP)…

Jornada Comités ética

#ÉticaInvestigaciónSSPAOrganiza: Secretaría General de Salud Pública e I+D+I en Salud. Consejería de Salud y Consumo. Comité Coordinador de Ética de la Investigación Biomédica de Andalucía, con la colaboración de Escuela Andaluza de Salud Pública. Fecha: 6 y 7 de junio de 2024. Lugar de celebración: Escuela Andaluza de Salud Pública. Coordinación científica – Mariano Aguayo…

Jornada Obesidad

#CátedraObesidadI JORNADA CIENTÍFICA MULTIDISCIPLINAR SOBRE OBESIDAD EN ANDALUCÍA   Fecha: martes 18 de junio de 2024 Lugar de celebración: Presencial. Escuela Andaluza de Salud Pública. Granada. Virtual. A través de la plataforma zoom. Dirigido a: Profesionales sanitarios de atención primaria y atención hospitalaria interesados en el abordaje de la obesidad. Coordinación científica: Dra. María José…

Jornada Cáncer cabeza y cuello

#CáncerCabeza-CuelloJornada PRESENCIAL Y VIRTUAL Derivación temprana y Detección Precoz del Cáncer de Cabeza y Cuello en Andalucía   Coordinación Científica Dr. Antonio Rueda Domínguez. Jefe de Servicio de Oncología Médica. Hospital Regional Universitario de Málaga. Dra. Maria José Sánchez Pérez. Profesora de la Escuela Andaluza de Salud Pública. Directora del Registro de Cáncer de Granada.…