September 25, 2023
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Colombia Health System Faces Chaos, Corruption, Delays, Huge Costs Under President Petro’s Government-Monopoly ‘Reform’ Proposal

Colombia President Gustavo Petro and his Health Minister Carolina Corcho on February 13 unveiled a massive national health system “reform” proposal that is already setting off alarm bells in Congress, among health-system providers, health insurance networks, insurance buyers and future patients. According to the proposal – now facing weeks of debate in Colombia’s
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Covid-19 Vaccinations Top 80 Million Here; 34.6 Million Fully Vaccinated

Colombia’s Health Ministry revealed today (March 25) that nationwide vaccinations against Covid-19 have now totaled 80.2 million, with 34.6 million people now fully vaccinated. Meanwhile, intensive care unit (ICU) occupation caused by Covid-19 cases has plummeted, enabling many more Colombians to have rapid access for other medical cases. Of Colombia’s total 10,789 ICU
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Antioquia Surpasses 10 Million Covid-19 Vaccinations; 80% of Colombia Joins-In

The department of Antioquia — including Medellin and all its neighboring cities– has just exceeded 10 million vaccinations against Covid-19, with 67% of the population here now completely vaccinated (in most cases, at least two doses). This follows on the heels of a simultaneous announcement by Colombia President Ivan Duque that Covid-19 vaccinations nationwide