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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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    Pharma Is Helping Us See the Light at the End of the COVID-19 Tunnel

    Currently, the top priority in Latin America and the Caribbean is the massive vaccination campaigns. However, we cannot ignore the fact that we need to increase our support to the pharmaceutical sector, which ultimately is the one showing us the light at the end of the tunnel.

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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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    Three Examples of Public-Private Partnerships in Health Care for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are a suitable option for increasing private contribution to improving health care in Latin America and the Caribbean. Three notable cases implemented in Spain and Uruguay demonstrate this.

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