Why data is Latin America's best weapon against COVID-19 corruption

A suitcase containing 1,000 counterfeit COVID-19 Rapid Tests is seen after they were seized from a Mexican man by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Santa Teresa border crossing in El Paso, Texas, U.S. May 16, 2020. Picture taken May 16, 2020

Data analytics can slow sales of counterfeit medical equipment, which have increased during the pandemic. Image: Reuters

Carlos Santiso
Director for Digital Innovation in Government, Development Bank of Latin America
Camilo Cetina
Public Integrity Lead, Digital Innovation in Government Directorate, Development Bank of Latin America
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