Nov 2019
Author(s): Luna, Daniel; Campos, Fernando; Otero, Carlos
The growth of digital health strategies has increased health professionals access to their patients health information, but one of the key problems in health informatics remains the lack of…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Luna, Daniel; Campos, Fernando; Otero, Carlos
El crecimiento de las estrategias de salud digital ha permitido a los profesionales de la salud aumentar el acceso a la información sanitaria que previamente han registrado sobre sus pacientes. Sin…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Baum, Analia; Giussi, Victoria
Las organizaciones de salud son escenarios complejos para introducir cambios de procesos que tengan impactos en la práctica profesional. Esto es consecuencia de la diversidad de actores que trabajan…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Blaya, Joaquin; Otzoy, Daniel
The term “open source” was coined in 1998 to describe freely available software that allowed for collaboration following certain principles. Over the last 20 years, projects and businesses worldwide…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Blaya, Joaquin; Otzoy, Daniel
Este informe busca ofrecer más información sobre el software de código abierto (OSS) y los beneficios de su uso en la atención médica, poniendo especial énfasis en la historia clínica electrónica…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Asher, Sam
This Policy Brief argues that inclusion on any future adopted European Union (EU) AML/CFT list of high-risk third jurisdictions would be problematic for The Bahamas for three main reasons. First, EU…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Shik, Olga; Boyce, Rachel; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
The agricultural sector accounts for 3.8 percent of the GDP of Barbados and 2.9 percent of its jobs. The Government of Barbados considers agriculture to be one of the nation’s potential growth…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development; Inter American Development Bank
In 2016, the G20 called on the FATF and the Global Forum to propose ways to improve the implementation of the international standards on transparency, including on the availability of beneficial…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Egas, Juan José; Shik, Olga; Inurritegui, Marisol; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
Este informe presenta una actualización de los estudios sobre políticas agropecuarias realizados previamente por el BID (BID, 2013) en el marco de la iniciativa Agrimonitor. Esta iniciativa tiene…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Jorge, Guillermo
In the fight against money laundering, information on politically exposed persons (PEPs) is highly relevant for financial institutions as it is about customers deemed to be high-risk due to their…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Jorge, Guillermo
En la lucha contra el lavado de dinero, la información sobre personas políticamente expuestas (PEP) es altamente relevante para las instituciones financieras por tratarse de clientes considerados de…
Jul 2018
Author(s): De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
It is a well-known fact that a great majority of countries implement agricultural input subsidies as a tool to boost agricultural productivity and output. However, even though this practice is widely…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Kellman, Bradley; Kallicharan, Shaiiede
Multiple studies have highlighted the Caribbean as one of the geographic regions most severely impacted by the decline in correspondent banking relationships (CBRs). However, when examined at a…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Vasquez, Gustavo M.
Since 2015, Belize has experienced de-risking, the withdrawal of correspondent banking relationships. The impact on the banking sector and other financial institutions has been adverse, with…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Knobel, Andrés
The international community is increasingly aware that adopting laws, regulations, and mechanisms to gather and exchange information about “beneficial owners” (BOs) is crucial for combating tax…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Knobel, Andrés
La comunidad internacional reconoce cada vez más que la adopción de leyes, regulaciones y mecanismos para recoger e intercambiar información sobre los “Beneficiarios Finales” (BF) es indispensable…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Kellman, Bradley
De-risking has the potential to develop into a threat to Barbados posing a challenge to the country's continued development and economic stability if left unchecked. Early indications are that…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Wright, Allan
It is essential to have secure, stable monetary and worldwide payment frameworks that reduce exposure to Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing (ML/FT), while permitting access to markets and…
May 2015
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Anta, Rafael; García, Patricia J.; Maffioli, Alessandro; Perez Lu, Jose; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda
We evaluate the effectiveness of sending text messages to pregnant women containing appointment reminders and suggestions for healthy behaviors during pregnancy. Receiving messages had an overall…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Marín, Javier; García Zaballos, Antonio
Este documento es una introducción a la influencia y beneficios de las tecnologías de la información y la comunicación (TICs) en los sectores estratégicos de la sociedad: salud, educación,…