Collaboration in times of COVID-19: the urgent need for open-data sharing in Latin America


The pandemic of COVID-19 has shown that the information disseminated through peer-reviewed journals and accompanying online data sets is vital for decision-makers. However, we are currently seeing several deficiencies in open-data sharing mechanisms globally, and in particular Latin American countries, and therefore, this highlights the need for open access to data.

BMJ Health & Care Informatics
Gabriel Carrasco-Escobar
Gabriel Carrasco-Escobar
Assistant Professor

My research interests include infectious diseases epidemiology, causal inference, global health, Climate Change, Data Science, Urban Health, and Geospatial modeling & viz.