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[World Report] Profile: INS in Bogotá—100 years improving Colombian health

A rabid cat and a case of diphtheria —this is what led to the creation of Colombia’s Instituto Nacional de Salud (INS), or National Institute of Health, which celebrates its centenary this year. With now 600 employees in Bogota, the INS is one of the leading public health agencies in Latin America. Its director, Martha Lucia Ospina, is the first woman in its history to hold that position.