Maternal and newborn conditions of the Hospital Universitario Mayor Mederi in the framework of the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Del Riesgo Prendes, Lilia (PI)
  • Rodríguez Torres, Viviana (CoI)
  • Ardila Montealegre, Javier (CoI)

Project: Research Project

Project Details


The Global Strategy for the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents, achieved achievements from the mobilization of political leadership and funding commitments, creating initiatives leading to the improvement of the health of women and children at the global level (2 ); However, the problems of this population that are manifested in different health indices, still present worrying figures, especially in countries with high rates of poverty and inequity, In addition to this reality, since the end of 2019, the world population is immersed in a new problem, the infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, a problem that affects the entire population and has created uncertainty in the consequences of this infection, once the disease or has been in contact with the virus without apparent disease in the probably “healthy” population, which is possibly much higher than the current official information, including especially sensitive sectors such as pregnant women and newborns.


Hipoxia perinatal, condiciones maternas, condiciones del recién nacido, mortalidad materna, mortalidad neonatal, pandemia de la COVID-19.
Short titlePerinatal conditions at the HUM Mederi in the framework of the COVID-19 pandemic
Effective start/end date7/27/213/31/23

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Main Funding Source

  • Installed Capacity (Academic Unit)


  • Bogotá D.C.


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