COVID-19 Reports & Statistics for Latin America & the Caribbean
Statistics and datasets are important information when doing either social or health sciences. Many Non-Governmental (NGO) and Non-Profit (NPO) organizations gather all type of data to create statistical, economic, and/or health reports which help developed national and regional policies. Below is a list of reliable resources where you can find this type of information for your research on Latin America and the Caribbean.
Statistics and datasets have become critical resources regarding the spread and impact of COVID-19 around the world. Below are some statistical reports about COVID-19 and its impact in Latin America and the Caribbean
Since March 2020, a group of librarians and experts decided to closely monitor the rapidly developing legal and governmental response to the COVID-19 crisis in the region of Latin America and the Caribbean.
A report from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) with the objective to: "To analyze the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin American and Caribbean countries in its first 90 days and its association with variables related to public health measures, and demographic, health and social characteristics."
Report from The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD): "Health at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean 2020 presents key indicators on health and health systems in 33 Latin America and the Caribbean countries. This first Health at a Glance publication to cover the Latin America and the Caribbean region was prepared jointly by OECD and the World Bank. Analysis is based on the latest comparable data across almost 100 indicators including equity, health status, determinants of health, health care resources and utilisation, health expenditure and financing, and quality of care."