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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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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Webinar – September 2nd: Policies and Perspectives

Latin America is a global hotspot for COVID-19. With only 8% of the world’s population, it has 43% of the average daily deaths (about 5.5 million). During this live webinar on September 2nd, Dr. Rafael Lozano, director of Health Systems at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluations (IHME) presented projections until December 2020 for […]

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