Mexico is one of the countries with the largest share of women by Covid.

sumedico.com February 19th, 2021 Mexico has the largest percentage of women with coronavirus that the nation from which the infection supposedly originated and is the third country with the largest record of defects in the American continent, only after the United States and Brazil, experts informed, who spoke about the measures of answers the pandemic. During […]

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Webinar, February 19th, 2021 “Respuestas nacionales y subnacionales de política pública no farmacológicas para la contención del COVID-19 en América Latina”

Las intervenciones no farmacéuticas (INF) son la respuesta de política de salud primaria a la pandemia de la COVID-19 hasta que las vacunas estén disponibles a nivel mundial. Pocos estudios sobre COVID-19 abordan la variación subnacional en la implementación de las INF. El Observatorio para la Contención de COVID-19 en América Latina recopila datos diarios sobre medidas […]

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Comment: “Poverty, precarious work, and the COVID-19 pandemic: lessons from Bolivia”, The Lancet Global Health

Hummel C, Knaul FM, Touchton M., et al. Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in Latin America with a gross domestic product of around US$3500 per capita, health spending of approximately $220 per capita, a labour market dominated by informal work, and a weak health system. However, in the response to COVID-19, Bolivia has […]

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Webinar – November 19th: COVID-19 in the Caribbean

The Caribbean has been comparatively successful in managing COVID-19 from a public health perspective, able to seal borders as an island archipelago to achieve a measure of virus containment. A heavy reliance on tourism, however, has left the Caribbean region exposed to severe economic downturn, widening inequalities in its society. During this live webinar on […]

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Upcoming Webinar: “COVID-19 in the Caribbean: Successes, Challenges, Opportunities”

NOVEMBER 19TH @ 11AM ET Sign up / Submit questions in advance The Caribbean has been comparatively successful in managing COVID-19 from a public health perspective, able to seal borders as an island archipelago to achieve a measure of virus containment. Heavy reliance on tourism has left the Caribbean region exposed to severe economic downturn, […]

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Webinar – September 30th: Countries and Context (Argentina and Peru)

Latin America continues to be the global epicenter for COVID-19. With only 8% of the world’s population, it has 36% of average daily deaths. Peru ranks 42nd in global population and 7th in COVID-19-related mortality, while Argentina ranks 31st in global population and 14th in COVID-19-related mortality. During this live webinar on September 30th, former […]

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Swiss Tages Anzeiger’s take on COVID-19 in Latam

Our researchers Felicia Knaul and Michael Touchton were quoted in the following article in Swiss newspaper Tages Anzeiger in discussion about Latin America’s situation in the current pandemic. The following text is a AI-produced translation of the original article, available here. As if Corona had never existed In many large cities in Latin America, people […]

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Upcoming Webinar: “COVID-19 in the Americas: Countries and Context (Argentina and Peru)”

SEPTEMBER 30TH @ 1:30PM ET Sign up / Submit questions in advance Latin America continues to be the global epicenter for COVID-19. Peru ranks 42nd in global population and 7th in COVID-19-related mortality, while Argentina ranks 31st in global population and 14th in COVID-19-related mortality. With only 8% of the world’s population, Latin America has […]

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Upcoming Webinar: “Gender-Based Violence in a Pandemic: Evidence to Inform Prevention and Response”

TOMORROW @ 10:30 AM ET Sign-up: https://t.co/GhzijyJWTT?amp=1 Before the COVID-19 pandemic, 1 in 3 women worldwide experienced physical or sexual violence. In recent times, lockdowns have restricted women’s mobility, increased economic strain and familial stress, and worsened the threat of violence. A “shadow pandemic” of gender-based violence has emerged. Join our researcher Dr. Felicia M. […]

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Op-Ed in the Miami Herald: “Populist leaders play political games with COVID-19, and people are dying”

In op-ed published in the Miami Herald this past weekend, Dr. Felicia Knaul and Dr. Michael Touchton discussed their analysis of the current situation in Latin America in regard to the pandemic of COVID-19. As COVID-related deaths in the United States and in Brazil have skyrocketed to more than one a minute (1,000 per day), […]

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