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Member in the News: Helene Gayle

Dr. Helene Gayle, president of Spelman College, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Gates Foundation.

Helene Gayle

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Gates Foundation

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Are Covid Lessons Helping the Region Fight Monkeypox?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the monkeypox outbreak in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Antonio Vergara, Mariana Rico, Luis Benveniste, Sarah Aiosa

Latin America Advisor ˙

Jamaican Health & Wellness Minister Christopher Tufton in April launched a cancer awareness campaign. Prostate cancer is the leading cause of death for Jamaican men. // File Photo: Government of Jamaica.

What More Can Latin America Do to Control Cancer?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the effects of Covid-19 on cancer treatment in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Luis Benveniste, Silvana Luciani, Sarah Aiosa, Maria Fernanda Navarro

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere – Towards the Summit of the Americas

On March 31, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public event to present its biennial Sol M. Linowitz policy report titled: “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere: Towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas”. During the event, panelists discussed the main findings and recommendations of the report and analyzed the current state of regional and hemispheric cooperation.

Andrea Colombo

Event Summaries ˙

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The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere

Across the Americas, political leadership committed to greater collaboration to tackle health, social, economic, and political challenges has been sorely lacking. The Dialogue is pleased to present the 2022 Linowitz report “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere,” which provides an analysis of the interrelated challenges facing the Western Hemisphere today and policy proposals to enhance collaboration across the hemisphere, all with an eye towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas.

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The director of the Pan American Health Organization has said governments in Latin America should raise public spending on health to at least 6 percent of GDP. // File Photo: Mexican Government.

How Much Can Governments Raise Health Spending?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on government health spending in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Antonio Vergara, Arachu Castro, María del Rocío Sáenz Madrigal, Jarbas Barbosa, Ricardo Izurieta

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Shifter: “La situación económica sigue siendo compleja”

El 16 de febrero 2022 Michael Shifter, presidente de Diálogo Interamericano, ha dialogado con Irene Mia del Instituto Internacional para Estudios Estratégicos (IIEE) a los micrófonos de France24 sobre el estado actual de la democracia en América Latina y el Caribe. Según el informe anual “Democracy Index” del The Economist, ALC ha visto en el 2021 la peor declinación democrática desde que se publica el reportaje.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ France 24

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Member in the News: Sylvia Escovar

Sylvia Escovar has been chosen to lead as the new strategic president of EPS Sanitas Comprehensive Health Group, a company that offers health care services and economic benefits to its members. 

Sylvia Escovar

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Forbes Colombia

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a restructuring of health services in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a report by ECLAC and PAHO. The San Juan de Dios hospital in Santiago is pictured. // File Photo: Carlos Figueroa via Creative Commons.

How Has Covid-19 Forced Health Care to Restructure?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on how Covid-19 has affected the structure of health care in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Katherine E. Bliss, Jarbas Barbosa, Antonio Vergara, Ricardo Izurieta

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Time to Engage: Mobilizing the Private Sector for Health Emergencies Response and Recovery in the Americas

The Western Hemisphere has been deeply affected by the Covid-19 crisis, which has countless consequences, but also offers the opportunity to develop more robust health systems. Mobilizing resources on a larger scale than previously expected from public and private sources will foster long-term sustainability and resilience of health systems, especially in the face of a health crisis.

Ethan Knecht

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Latin America and Caribbean countries are seeing wide disparities in the percentage of people vaccinated against Covid-19. // File Photo: Pan American Health Organization.

Why Is Vaccine Rollout So Uneven in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on uneven vaccine rollout in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Katherine E. Bliss, Erika Mouynes, Alex Alarcón Hein, Núria Homedes, Arachu Castro

Latin America Advisor ˙