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Challenges for the Protection of Older Persons and Their Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic

( PDF: May 2021 )

The health and economic crisis like no other in the past 100 years that has been caused by coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has thrown socioeconomic inequalities and unequal access to health and social...

The health and economic crisis like no other in the past 100 years that has been caused by coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has thrown socioeconomic inequalities and unequal access to health and social...


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Compiling National Accounts, Balance-of-payments and Foreign Trade Statistics in the Framework of...

( PDF: November 2020 )

In the context of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is preparing a series of short publications with relevant...

In the context of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is preparing a series of short publications with relevant...


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Continuity of Household Surveys after the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

( PDF: May 2021 )

In the context of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is preparing a series of short publications with key policy...

In the context of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is preparing a series of short publications with key policy...


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Effects of the Quarantines and Activity Restrictions Related to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)...

( PDF: November 2020 )

Air pollution represents a major environmental health hazard. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it is responsible for 300,000 deaths every year in the Americas, and 9 in every 10...

Air pollution represents a major environmental health hazard. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it is responsible for 300,000 deaths every year in the Americas, and 9 in every 10...


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Impact of COVID-19 on the United States Economy and the Policy Response

( PDF: November 2020 )

The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has upended the global and United States economies, exacting a large human toll and shutting down major economic sectors. While there is...

The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has upended the global and United States economies, exacting a large human toll and shutting down major economic sectors. While there is...


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People of African Descent and COVID-19: Unveiling Structural Inequalities in Latin America

( PDF: May 2021 )

COVID-19 (coronavirus) is exposing social inequalities of all kinds in the world and the region, as well as the overrepresentation of Afrodescendants among the group living in poverty who are employed...

COVID-19 (coronavirus) is exposing social inequalities of all kinds in the world and the region, as well as the overrepresentation of Afrodescendants among the group living in poverty who are employed...


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Persons with Disabilities and Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Latin America and the Caribbean...

( PDF: November 2020 )

In the context of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is preparing a series of short publications with relevant...

In the context of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is preparing a series of short publications with relevant...


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Persons with Disabilities and Their Rights in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Leaving no one Behind

( PDF: May 2021 )

This document examines the situation of persons with disabilities, in terms of the impact that COVID-19 (coronavirus) could have, taking into consideration age and sex, health conditions, types of...

This document examines the situation of persons with disabilities, in terms of the impact that COVID-19 (coronavirus) could have, taking into consideration age and sex, health conditions, types of...


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Producing the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and the COVID-19 Pandemic in Latin America and the...

( PDF: November 2020 )

In the context of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is preparing a series of short publications with relevant...

In the context of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is preparing a series of short publications with relevant...


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Recommendations for Eliminating Selection Bias in Household Surveys During the Coronavirus Disease...

( PDF: November 2020 )

In the context of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is preparing a series of short publications with relevant...

In the context of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is preparing a series of short publications with relevant...


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Recommendations for the Publication of Official Statistics from Household Surveys in the Context of...

( PDF: November 2020 )

In the context of the global COVID-19 pandemic, ECLAC is preparing a series of short publications with relevant policy recommendations. A number of recommendations are made in this note on gathering...

In the context of the global COVID-19 pandemic, ECLAC is preparing a series of short publications with relevant policy recommendations. A number of recommendations are made in this note on gathering...


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Recovery Measures for the Tourism Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean Present an Opportunity...

( PDF: November 2020 )

Tourism in the region has come to a temporary standstill, beginning in April 2020, as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. This paralysis has not only hit Caribbean economies and...

Tourism in the region has come to a temporary standstill, beginning in April 2020, as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. This paralysis has not only hit Caribbean economies and...


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Restrictions on the Export of Medical Products Hamper Efforts to Contain Coronavirus Disease (COVID...

( PDF: November 2020 )

Latin America and the Caribbean is highly dependent on imports of medical products, as less than 4% of these are sourced within the region itself. To date, more than 70 countries —including four of...

Latin America and the Caribbean is highly dependent on imports of medical products, as less than 4% of these are sourced within the region itself. To date, more than 70 countries —including four of...


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The COVID-19 Pandemic is Exacerbating the Care Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean

( PDF: November 2020 )

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has brought to light, in an unprecedented way, the importance of care for the sustainability of life and the low visibility of this sector in the...

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has brought to light, in an unprecedented way, the importance of care for the sustainability of life and the low visibility of this sector in the...


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The Impact of COVID-19: An Opportunity to Reaffirm the Central Role of Migrants’ Human Rights in...

( PDF: May 2021 )

In terms of migration, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has come at a time already characterized by involuntary migration and growing intraregional movements, resulting in a migrant...

In terms of migration, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has come at a time already characterized by involuntary migration and growing intraregional movements, resulting in a migrant...


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The Prolongation of the Health Crisis and Its Impact on Health, The Economy and Social Development

( PDF: October 2021 )

In this second joint report, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), provide an update on the evolution of the pandemic and...

In this second joint report, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), provide an update on the evolution of the pandemic and...


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Violence Against Children and Adolescents in the Time of COVID-19

( PDF: May 2021 )

This document examines the exacerbation of risks and the erosion of protection factors relating to physical, psychological and sexual violence in the home experienced by adolescents and children...

This document examines the exacerbation of risks and the erosion of protection factors relating to physical, psychological and sexual violence in the home experienced by adolescents and children...