An invisible epidemic:

Is the rapid increase of non-communicable diseases creating the next health crisis?

Language: Spanish · 1 h 15 m 


Four renowned speakers discussed the double challenge Latin America is facing to respond to the urgency of infectious diseases like COVID-19 and, at the same time, protect health services for non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Felicia Knaul, director of the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas and professor at the Miller School of Medicine (UM), proposed the approach of a “syndemic” and explained that we are experiencing two pandemics in which inequality, poverty and discrimination exacerbate its devastation.


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We need to find solutions to the challenges we face, thinking about long-term healthcare.”

Rolf Hoenger

Roche Pharma Area Head, Latin America

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Entrevista con Felicia Knaul: 
"El cáncer no entiende de fases” 

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Conversamos con Felicia Knaul, Directora del Instituto para Estudio Avanzado de las Américas y profesora de la Miller School de Medicina en la Universidad de Miami, de cómo el foco en el COVID-19 ha afectado el cuidado y la prevención del cáncer en los países de América Latina.