Latin American Pathways to Achieve Universal Health Coverage

Policy in Focus, vol 13 issue 1 (2016)

6 Pages Posted: 22 Jun 2016 Last revised: 23 Jun 2016

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Olga Acosta

United Nations - Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Simone Cecchini

United Nations - Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Date Written: June 20, 2016

Abstract

The reforms carried out over the last decade and a half by Latin American countries concerning their health systems have contributed to greater coverage rates and equity in access. Strengthening the solidarity pillar of social protection systems has been key to providing health care coverage to populations without access to contributory social protection.

Keywords: health, latin america, social protection

JEL Classification: I1, I3

Suggested Citation

Acosta, Olga and Cecchini, Simone, Latin American Pathways to Achieve Universal Health Coverage (June 20, 2016). Policy in Focus, vol 13 issue 1 (2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2798477 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2798477

Olga Acosta

United Nations - Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC) ( email )

Santiago
Chile

Simone Cecchini (Contact Author)

United Nations - Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC) ( email )

Santiago
Chile

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