Jul 2014
Author(s): Pereda, Paula C.; Menezes, Tatiane A. de; Alves, Denisard
Climate-sensitive health problems kill millions every year and undermine the physical and psychological well-being of millions more. To identify the climate impacts on dengue risk in Brazil, a…
May 2014
Author(s): Giedion, Úrsula; Tristao, Ignez; Escobar, Liliana; Bitrán, Ricardo; Cañón, Oscar; Molins, Silvia; Alonso, Lucía; Fernández, Jorge; Panopoulou, Giota; González-Pier, Eduardo; Prieto, A. Lorena; Cid, Camilo; Montañez, Vilma; Sabignoso, Martín; Silva, Humberto; Curcio, Javier; Dinarte, Mauricio; Bolaño Prado, Luis
Guaranteeing the right to health care under equal conditions for all is a goal that every society desires to achieve, particularly in a region as unequal as Latin America and the Caribbean. Universal…
May 2014
Author(s): Giedion, Úrsula; Tristao, Ignez; Escobar, Liliana; Bitrán, Ricardo; Cañón, Oscar; Molins, Silvia; Alonso, Lucía; Fernández, Jorge; Panopoulou, Giota; González-Pier, Eduardo; Prieto, A. Lorena; Cid, Camilo; Montañez, Vilma; Sabignoso, Martín; Silva, Humberto; Curcio, Javier; Dinarte, Mauricio; Bolaño Prado, Luis
Garantizar el derecho a la salud en igualdad de condiciones para todos es una meta hacia la que toda sociedad quiere avanzar, máxime en una región tan desigual como América Latina y el Caribe. La…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Pereda, Paula C.; Menezes, Tatiane A. de; Alves, Denisard
This paper attempts to identify the climatic effect on birth outcomes in Brazil and, thus, to predict the potential impact of climate change. Panel data models indicate that excess and lack of…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Graham, Carol; Chaparro, Juan Camilo
Crime and insecurity are increasingly common features of life in Latin America and the Caribbean, particularly in urban areas. Victimization rates in the region are the highest in the world, with the…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Graham, Carol; Chaparro, Juan Camilo
El delito y la inseguridad son hechos cada vez más comunes en la vida de América Latina y el Caribe, particularmente en zonas urbanas. Las tasas de victimización en la región están entre las más…