From Regional Patient Advocate Javier Santana I have held discussions with a pharma company from Costa Rica who wishes to introduce a generic HAE treatment to Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru. The company is currently engaged in discussions with doctors in these countries. A European citizen will be temporarily relocating to El Salvador to participate [...]
From Regional Patient Advocate Javier Santana: Costa Rica has had its 1st Costa Rican Allergy Congress where Dr. Mario Martínez, who helps the group of HAE patients in the country, offered a comprehensive presentation on HAE to all attending physicians.
Costa Rica has also opened a website under the HAEi umbrella - please visit https://costarica.haei.org. An HAE knowledgeable hospital has been added to the map of Costa Rica - please see https://haei.org/location/hospital-san-jose-costa-rica.
From Regional Patient Advocate Javier Santana: In February 2019 HAE Costa Rica held the first conference on HAE in the Medical Faculty of the University of Costa Rica. Attendees and speakers included medical professors, Costa Rican allergist specialists, HAE patients, government representatives, as well as medical students. During the event, several patients described their experiences [...]