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Reyes Benavides Herlinton Alejandro, Verenice Sánchez Castillo Jorge Ernesto Hernández Estevez, Javier Gonzalez-Argote Maria Isabel Garay Monaityama, Verenice Sánchez Castillo Wênnia Suelem Fontinele Silva, Silvia J. Birnenbaum Yanko Yoshitaro Vilca Malaver, Brian Andreé Meneses Claudio, Jorge Arturo Zapana Ruiz Florencia Nerea Baldini, Silvia Biernenbaum Joan Sebastián Noguera Cardona, Verenice Sánchez Castillo María Del Pilar León Bautista, Nicole Gonzalez Betancourt María Alexandra González Rodríguez, Darly Dayana Murcia Lesmes, Verenice Sánchez Castillo Fernanda Mellany Alves da Silva, Estela Acosta Carolina Arias Osorio, Catalina Álvarez Londoño Daniela Álvarez García, Diana Yarledy Cruz Cerón, Verenice Sánchez Castillo Rosineide Ponciano Queiroz Araújo, Silvia Judith Birnenbaum ,

Published: January 30, 2024


2024-04-11 Original
Design of a local strategy for strengthening food sovereignty: the case of the el Pedregal municipal property of Villagarzón Putumayo.

Introduction: The article discusses the evolution of global food systems, highlighting how advances in science, technology, and international markets have led to an automated food model. This model has increased food production to combat food insecurity, but has also generated significant negative impacts on the environment, communities, and human health. The persistence of food insecurity, the deterioration of arable land and the intensive use of agrochemicals are central issues. In Colombia, and specifically in Putumayo, agriculture is crucial to the economy, but faces challenges due to globalization and dependence on agrochemicals.
Methods: The study focused on the department of Putumayo, Colombia, specifically in the municipality of Villagarzón and the El Pedregal farm. Adopting a social critical approach, a non-experimental and descriptive design with a cross-sectional scope was employed, using interviews to collect qualitative data. The selection of key informants was based on criteria related to economic dependence on agriculture and recognition of agroecology as an alternative method.
Results: The interviews revealed a perception of food sovereignty as an expression of independence in agricultural and livestock production. Challenges identified include the need for investment and incentives, overcoming cultural barriers and the importance of effective technical advice. Technology transfer, focusing on integrated pest management and the use of on-farm inputs, was highlighted as crucial for the transition to agroecological practices. Challenges include overcoming cultural and economic constraints and the need for committed, quality advice.
Conclusions: Strengthening food sovereignty in Villagarzón, Putumayo, requires a local strategy that promotes producer independence, encourages internal production, and ensures the commitment and active participation of both producers and technicians. Complementarity, understood as collective work to obtain and govern resources and capacities, emerges as a key to the sustainable development of the agricultural community. The importance of quality technical assistance and a focus on agroecology is emphasized.

By Reyes Benavides Herlinton Alejandro, Verenice Sánchez Castillo

2024-06-09 Original
Community participation in the Latin American context: Bibliometric Analysis

Introduction: community participation and outreach constitute one of the key work tools for each science. Despite the existence of previous studies on this topic, it is necessary to have an overview of the current state of knowledge
Objective: characterizes the scientific publications grouped in Scopus regarding community participation in the Latin American context
Method: A bibliometric study was developed. 5,832 publications were analyzed as the research universe. Bibliometric indicators were applied from the Scopus database and the Scival tool.
Results: Articles published in 2022 predominated with 988 investigations (16,94 %). The thematic areas of social sciences stood out (2,639 investigations; 45,25 %). The relationship between the different thematic areas was mostly heterogeneous, with greater participation from the medical sciences. Articles published in research article format stood out with 4,196 investigations, equivalent to 71,94 %. The largest number of articles was published in journals located in quartile 1 (Q1) with 2,407 investigations (41,27 %). The researches with authors from the United States (4,933 articles; 84,58 %) and Canada (885 works; 15,17 %) stood out.
Conclusions: scientific production on community participation in the Latin American context was characterized by gradual growth. In turn, in correlation with a heterogeneous behavior of the branches of sciences involved in scientific activity. The center of the research responds to original articles located in the countries with the highest rate of scientific activity.

By Jorge Ernesto Hernández Estevez, Javier Gonzalez-Argote

2024-03-17 Original
Effects of hunting and wildlife trafficking by peasants in the Huitorá indigenous reservation

The following work reflects the activities carried out through the illegal trade of wildlife in the Huitora indigenous reservation, taking into account the hunting and extraction of flora and fauna in said territory, which these activities bring consequences of imbalance in the natural environment. and the deterioration of ecosystems. For this reason, a series of interviews were carried out with the inhabitants of the territory and thus be able to know how much affectation is reflected by the peasant in terms of the fall and extraction of fauna, having said that, the wildlife is in danger, for what it is It is important to have the support of the environmental authorities such as the Police Authorities and Urban Environmental Authorities, to fear control in the area, and therefore these wild species have a better life in their natural environment.

By Maria Isabel Garay Monaityama, Verenice Sánchez Castillo

2024-07-02 Original
Bioethical assessment of embryo donation for research

Background: The present study aims to assess, from the bioethical tool, the use of embryos for scientific research and its impact on society. The research question is posed: "What bioethical aspects are related to the donation of excess embryos from cryopreservation laboratories?". The secondary objectives include determining the level of knowledge of the population about assisted reproduction techniques, identifying knowledge about the possible destinations of cryopreserved embryos and evaluating the positioning capacity of the population regarding ethical and moral issues. Methods: Observational study of a statistical nature through a questionnaire with relevant questions on the subject of bioethics in the investigation of surplus embryos from cryopreservation. The study population was composed of people of different sex and age, who are interested in gynecology issues. Results: The survey reveals that 55.8% knew about assisted fertilization techniques, 80.8% knew what IVF was, 69.2% were unaware of related laws, 84.6% understood informed consent in cryopreservation , 46% would not sign a long-term consent, 80.4% knew about cryopreservation, 82.7% support embryo freezing, 72.5% support embryo research, and there are divided opinions about its status : 60.8% cells, 51.9% human beings. Conclusion: The survey reveals that the participants have a general knowledge about assisted fertilization techniques and support the cryopreservation of embryos for research. However, there is a lack of knowledge about the laws that govern these techniques. Opinions are also divided on the nature and status of the frozen embryos. These results are relevant for the ethical debate and the regulation of practices related to embryos.

By Wênnia Suelem Fontinele Silva, Silvia J. Birnenbaum

2024-02-29 Original
Quality of service and user satisfaction of a police station in a district of northern Lima

The situation about the attention people receive in the police stations of our country is poor, many users go to these waiting to be attended by police officers after some event or other need, but what they receive is an unfair and degrading treatment, which is why the research seeks to determine the relationship between the quality of service and the user satisfaction of a police station in a district of Lima Norte, 2023. The type of the research is basic, correlative research, cross-sectional, which is applied to a sample of 81 users who are studied through a survey, having as results that talking about quality of service a 43.2% of the respondents said it was low, a 39.5% considered it medium and only a 17.3% considered it high, while regarding user satisfaction, the 53.1% of the respondents considered it low, a 30.9% considered it medium and only 16% considered it high, then the Rho Spearman coefficient is applied to establish the correlation, having as result a degree of significance of 0.001, so the existence of a relationship between quality service and user satisfacción is corroborated, also a coefficient of 0.814 is obtained, which indicates a direct and high correlation between the variables, this is because if users receive a bad attention by the police in the police station, the user satisfaction about the service will be equally bad.

By Yanko Yoshitaro Vilca Malaver, Brian Andreé Meneses Claudio, Jorge Arturo Zapana Ruiz

2024-06-05 Original
Responsibility of the health team in caring for the environment: Assessment from bioethics

Background: Hospital establishments, like any other institution, are waste-producing sites which will require proper handling, transportation, treatment, and final disposal. The objective of this study is the bioethical analysis about the scale of responsibility that the health team has with respect to the care of the environment. Being able in this way, to find the shortcomings or weak points in which emphasis should be placed in order to promote a more sustainable work ethic and, therefore, a decrease in the production of hospital waste.
The problem of contamination of natural environments directly affects the health of the population. This not only demands an urgent awareness about caring for the environment, but also invites the incorporation of reflection on the responsibility for the generation of waste in the area of health care, with the aim of generating specific policies and behaviors. and concrete. In this sense, personalistic bioethics is a useful tool, since it combines the world of health sciences with the assessment of human acts. Material and methods: A semi-structured, validated, anonymous and voluntary survey was carried out on 213 people who belong to the staff of the Francisco Santojanni Donation Hospital during the months of October-November of the year 2022. Results: It was obtained that 76.1% of the respondents have knowledge about the burning of potentially pathogenic waste. About 98.12% consider that there should be a program to reduce the pollution produced by hospitals and 98.6% would be willing to modify certain actions in order to achieve a hospital with lower levels of contamination. The 95.8% believe that the entire health team should actively participate in pollution reduction programs. Conclusion: Most of the surveyed want new, more environmentally and friendly measures to be implemented, but they agree that it should be addressed to all hospital staff and in all areas of the hospital in order to work together. It is clear that the life of people and communities cannot develop if it is not in relation to the environment, so the need to act responsibly in the health fields to protect the life and health of human beings from this and future generations.


By Florencia Nerea Baldini, Silvia Biernenbaum

2024-04-18 Original
Misleading advertising of the food industry as a strategy to incentivize consumption even in the face of the enactment of the junk food law

Objective: To know the characteristics of misleading advertising in the food industry as a strategy to encourage consumption even with the enactment of the junk food law - 2021. Method: Qualitative, descriptive research is carried out with a family from the municipality from Pitalito in the department of Huila, the instrument used was the interview. Results: The calorie intake of ultra-processed foods is an indicator of nutritional quality, these foods have a lower nutritional quality than fresh or minimally processed foods combined. Discussions: Nutrition messages that appear on food labels deserve special attention, due to misinformation and misleading advertising. Junk Food Project 167 of 2019 is aimed at improving this information. Conclusions: It is necessary for the food industry to guarantee the full protection and prevalence of consumer rights. Various sectors of society and the government itself have mobilized in favor of the drafting of more restrictive legislation in relation to the advertising of unhealthy foods and beverages directed at children.


By Joan Sebastián Noguera Cardona, Verenice Sánchez Castillo

2024-06-24 Original
Perception of the musical genre of Hip Hop among youths aged 16 to 20 residing in the locality of Ciudad Bolívar, Bogotá, Colombia

This paper presents the results of a qualitative research conducted with a group of young people from Ciudad Bolivar, located in Bogota, Colombia. The research was carried out with the support of the Fundación Universitaria San Martín and the parish Santa Margarita Reina de Escocia, with the objective of understanding the perception of the Hip Hop musical genre among the youth of Ciudad Bolívar. To collect the data, an in-depth interview instrument was used, applied to a Scout organization made up of young people from different sectors of the locality. Through the analysis of the results, the perception of Hip Hop was identified and the musical genre with the greatest acceptance was determined, as well as the musical tastes and preferences with which young people feel identified in Ciudad Bolivar. This locality, located in the southwest of the city, is characterized by its wide cultural diversity. The objective of the study is to deepen the understanding of Hip Hop as a form of cultural expression, analyzing its language, emotional meaning and its impact on the identity of young people in this community. The study seeks to determine the social and cultural association that young people have with this urban genre, through their individual perceptions and conceptualizations. In summary, the study aims to give a deeper sense of the meaning that the youth of Ciudad Bolivar attribute to Hip Hop within their sociocultural context.

By María Del Pilar León Bautista, Nicole Gonzalez Betancourt

2024-04-06 Original
Identification of rural contexts associated with cane cultivation Panelera: Santa Rita farm, Vereda Aguas Claras, Municipality of Albania, Caquetá

Despite the fact that the cultivation of sugarcane is not a very profitable production system due to the instability of the prices of panela in the international, national and local markets due to its competition with other sweetening products, the producer of the Santa Rita farm decided to bet on the implementation of this crop as the first agricultural system, However, the motivations that led him to make this decision were unknown, therefore, the objective of this research was to identify the reasons that led the producer to opt for the production of sugarcane as the first agricultural system taking into account the livestock background in the Santa Rita farm, municipality of Albania Caquetá. The research was carried out under the historical hermeneutic line, with a qualitative approach, an interview was conducted for the collection of data that were later triangulated. It was obtained that the producer, in spite of not knowing the agronomic requirements of the crop, recognizes the role that it has within the soil system, in addition, the lack of technical assistance at the moment of starting a new productive system is evidenced.

By María Alexandra González Rodríguez, Darly Dayana Murcia Lesmes, Verenice Sánchez Castillo

2024-07-01 Original
Observational study of sociocultural candidates of legal termination of pregnancy

Background: ILE (legal interruption of pregnancy) is a legal right of all people with the capacity to gestate that was promulgated in January 2021 – Law 27,610, its application being mandatory throughout the Argentine Republic. ILE provides the interruption up to the 14th week of pregnancy and the procedure must be performed up to ten days after the interruption has been requested. The law is applicable to any age, including adolescents under 16 years of age, and in these cases, it is not necessary to submit an affidavit, since any activity that involves children is considered sexual violence. The
Medical teams must guarantee privacy, autonomy, confidentiality, and dignified treatment. Material and methods: A series of anonymous data was compiled from patients at the Ana Goitia acute maternal and Child specialized hospital of patients who requested ILE during the first trimester of pregnancy to establish the socio-cultural profile of these patients. Results: An analysis was carried out on 522 women who requested ILE in 2021 and 2022, and it could be inferred that the number of patients who requested ILE according to age was (10.5%) of patients aged 10 to 19 years, (51, 3%) of the patients with 20 to 29 years, (33.3%) of the patients with 30 to 39 years and (5.0%) of the patients with 40 to 49 years. In addition, within the MAC (contraceptive methods) chosen by these people after adequate counseling and the procedure, the IUD was chosen by (50.9%), the SIU had a percentage of (100%), the ACI (45.2 %), the ISD had a (50%) and the ACO (55.2%).
Conclusion: It has been verified that not only counseling about contraceptives is important, but also social, family, and economic support as a support resource for the most vulnerable groups, before and after the legal interruption.

By Fernanda Mellany Alves da Silva, Estela Acosta

2024-03-12 Original
The expert opinion in the administrative contentious jurisdiction in accordance with law 2080 of 2021

One of the purposes of the Code of Administrative Procedure and Administrative Litigation was to enforce the protection of the rights and freedoms of the administered, which sought to have a codification less adjective and more substantial in which all aspects were regulated both in the Administration as in the Contentious Administrative Jurisdiction; However, the non-regulated, continues to be processed, by express authorization of the CPACA, through the General Code of the Process, being a relevant issue to clarify how this coding is applied to the processing of resources in the administrative trial, which is will make the hand of jurisprudence and doctrine.
It will be of manifest relevance to handle what has been stated by the Supreme Organ of the Contentious Administrative Jurisdiction between the years 2014 to 2016, in order to ratify through the jurisprudence the rules of application of the CGP in the processing of the resources.

By Carolina Arias Osorio, Catalina Álvarez Londoño

2024-04-18 Original
Analysis of farmers' imaginary around the transition and adoption of the new livestock reconversion model in the municipality of Cartagena del Chairá.

Traditional livestock systems have generated unfavorable changes in the ecosystem and, in turn, its management does not present sustainability in the property that runs it as the main economic activity. Therefore, the imaginary of the producer regarding the approach of livestock reconversion from traditional livestock systems to sustainable systems is unknown. The work was carried out on the Los Laureles farm, belonging to the municipality of Cartagena del Chairá, which presented extensive livestock farming as the only activity that generates economic resources. Data collection was carried out through an interview. In results and discussion, three perceptions focused on technical-productive, socio-humanistic and economic areas were obtained. The perception of the producer was positive, although the implementation of the reconversion presents external factors that directly influence the economy and availability of time of the farmer.

By Daniela Álvarez García, Diana Yarledy Cruz Cerón, Verenice Sánchez Castillo

2024-06-26 Review
Maternal breastfeeding and labor inclusión

Introduction: Breast milk is the natural and optimal food for the newborn in the first 6 months. Returning to work is one of the periods with the highest risk of discontinuing exclusive breastfeeding, leading mothers to adopt supplementation with milk formulas or even interrupt breastfeeding. Objective: The objective of this study is to identify the facilitators and barriers of mothers in returning to work. Material and methods: It is a qualitativequantitative descriptive cross-sectional study. A survey was carried out using a form, made up of 15 closed and open questions. Results: Of the 86 interviewed, 98% continued breastfeeding, at the time of the interview 27% were receiving breastfeeding, among those who finished, 53.4% sustained breastfeeding for more than 6 months. The length of leave was mostly between 21 and 45 days, presence of a lactation room (28.5%), refrigerator for milk storage (57.1%), breast pump (17.8%). %), chairs and support tables (46.5%). Work spaces do not consider the needs to support breastfeeding (68%). Conclusion: Strategies aimed at improving public policies to promote, protect and support breastfeeding for working women, taking into account the numerous benefits it entails for the infant, the mother, and society as a whole.

By Rosineide Ponciano Queiroz Araújo, Silvia Judith Birnenbaum

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