Nearly 40 Latin American journalists work across borders for global investigation into medical devices industry

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Eleven media outlets from Latin America worked on the latest transnational investigation spearheaded by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The Implant Files, released on Nov. 26, looks at the global medical device industry and the regulation (or lack thereof) surrounding it.

The Implant Files is a transnational investigation led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). (Screenshot)

The project was inspired by reporting done by Dutch journalist Jet Schouten. In 2014, she and a team presented regulators with a fake vaginal mesh made from a net bag that carries mandarin oranges. The intent, as the Columbia Journalism Review (CJR) reported, was “to show how easy it

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