A Latin America Advisor Q&A on Biden’s decision to support waiving patents for Covid-19 vaccines and its implications for Latin America.
Electrification and Innovation Among Key Private Sector Strategies in Latin America’s Energy Transition
As the energy transition gathers pace and Latin American countries raise their emissions reduction targets, private companies are revising their business models to meet demand for renewable energy and other solutions. The United States has also reemerged as a partner on climate action in the region. This webinar explored the current and potential role of the private sector in Latin America’s energy transition and how the United States can provide support.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on improving Latin America and the Caribbean’s health care.
On November 4, 2020, the Dialogue convened the panel discussion “Innovating Healthcare in Latin America and the Caribbean.” Forming the basis for discussion, a recent World Bank survey indicated that treatments for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease, are suffering disruptions on a global scale. The conversation highlighted the need for innovation in health systems amidst both the global pandemic and the resultant breakdown of NCDs diagnosis and treatment.
The following report summarizes the main initiatives implemented during the pandemic that utilize a multi-channel strategy alongside their challenges.
How can innovation and technology be deployed in Colombia in education, health, financial services and other areas affected by the health and economic crises?
How big of a problem is hepatitis C in Latin America? What kinds of efforts should countries and the private sector make to fight it?
The Inter-American Dialogue hosted a panel to discuss the opportunities and challenges of developing smart cities in Latin America.
Enabling tools that motivate remittance recipients to access and use a variety of financial services needed to increase assets is key to wealth generation.
In the wake of the COP21 global climate talks, governments must shift attention to how they will actually follow through on the commitments made in Paris. One concept is central to achieving that goal – innovation.
Latin America inequality gap, economic integration, and infrastructure and education systems were among the issues spotlighted at the XVII Annual CAF Conference.
Despite an increased presence in the global market, Brazil’s new economic policy shows sign of protectionism and defense of traditional industries.