The health landscape in Latin America and the Caribbean is challenging and is closely linked to environmental care. According to data from the Pan American Health Organization, 13% of deaths in the region are currently attributed to environmental risks, accounting for 847,000 deaths per year. Recently, the UN General Assembly adopted a historic resolution declaring that … [Read more...] about The delicate relationship between human health and a healthy environment
Mónica Castro is a Senior Socio-Environmental Specialist at Andean countries HUB based in Bolivia. She has a specialization in environment and natural resources management from the University of California, Berkeley, and over 15 years of experience in the socio-environmental area, having worked with sectors such as transportation, water, natural resources, hydrocarbons, energy, mining, forestry, biodiversity, protected areas, and climate change.