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Digitalization for Inclusive, Efficient and Fair Healthcare

Adopting new technologies in the pharmaceutical and healthcare space can reduce the incidence of chronic diseases, facilitate the early detection of serious illnesses, and help promote healthy habits among the population.

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Nine Transportation Challenges Technology Could Solve

Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, gamification... the digital revolution offers diverse options to tackle issues too common in Latin American and Caribbean cities: heavy traffic, road accidents, and even not having enough coins to pay for your ride.

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Improving Telecommunications Drives GDP and Productivity

The rapid growth of telecommunications in Latin America and the Caribbean presents both an opportunity and a challenge for a sector capable of significantly contributing to GDP growth and enhancing productivity. However, the sector is constantly evolving, with persistent gaps in access.

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Digital Connectivity: Oil for the 21st Century

High-capacity data connections may be the oil of the 21st century: a potential source of great wealth for countries that best exploit this resource. A great example of this potential is Paraguay, a landlocked country equidistant from the large economies of South America.

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5G Connectivity, A Positive Impact on Climate Change

High-speed 5G Internet connections will help more remote work and information access, reducing emissions from cars and planes, and facilitate self-driving vehicles, leading to fewer accidents and shorter commutes, as well as the widespread adoption of smart buildings with less energy use.

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Digitalization May Help Latin America to Alleviate Global Food Shortages

Latin America and the Caribbean is in prime position to step in and alleviate global food shortages as climate change looms as a global threat, particularly if the region leverages digital solutions, a new report developed by IDB Invest in collaboration with Accenture shows.