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Climate Change is Also a Health Issue

Climate change is affecting a number of environmental and social aspects that have direct and indirect impacts on human health. Understanding these impacts can be critical to achieving the objectives of the Paris Agreement.

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The Private Sector: a Key Player in the Acceleration of the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

The global COVID-19 vaccination campaign will be the largest in history and the delivery of vaccines brings major challenges of scale and speed. Here’s three ways in which the private sector in Latin America and the Caribbean has a strategic role to play in that process.

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IDB World: Videogames, Transportation, Vaccine Watch

Below are three IDB's blog entries about video games and public transport in Latin America and the Caribbean as well as the vaccination pace in the region.

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Social Distancing Is Here to Stay, So The Time Has Come for Telemedicine

Telemedicine has many advantages over face-to-face appointments, especially in a scenario of social distancing. The region should aim to follow this path; yet, there are still many bumps in the road that must be overcome.

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For Epharmacies, COVID-19 Presents Unique Chance for Expansion

The efficiency of epharmacies in delivering low-cost pharmaceuticals, combined with the increasing penetration of e-commerce, is driving the segment's growth amid the pandemic. Its advantages over physical pharmacies are abundant.

Coronavirus Impact Dashboard: The Effects of Social Distancing Measures
Coronavirus Impact Dashboard: The Effects of Social Distancing Measures