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Latin American Countries (LAC) Archives - P4H Network
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Forum on economic and financial sustainability of Social Security in Peru
Forum on economic and financial sustainability of Social Security in Peru
Peru

Authorities, national and international experts proposed strategies to move towards the economic and financial sustainability of social security in the country.The financing situation of Peru 's Social Security (EsSalud) was presented by its executive president to the...

General Health Law
Nicaragua

The purpose of Law No. 423 is to protect the right of the inhabitants of Nicaragua to "enjoy, preserve and recover their health", establishing for this purpose the legal provisions and special norms required for its enforcement in the country. The Ministry of Health...

Ministry of Health allocates resources to strengthen Primary Health Care
Ministry of Health allocates resources to strengthen Primary Health Care
Colombia

The Ministry of Health and Social Protection announced the allocation of budgetary resources to strengthen primary health care through two resolutionsThe article highlights that the Ministry of Health and Social Protection announced the allocation of resources from...

Unified Health System
Brazil

The Unified Health System was established in the Federal Constitution of 1988 to provide universal access to the public health system in Brazil.Brazil's Unified Health System (SUS) is one of the largest and most complex public health systems in the world. It covers...

National Health Fund
Brazil

The National Health Fund was created by Decree No. 64,867 of July 24, 1969, to be the financial administrator of the resources destined to the Unified Health System.The National Health Fund is the financial administrator of the resources destined to finance the...

The Right to Health: Triumph of the Supreme Court of Justice
The Right to Health: Triumph of the Supreme Court of Justice
Mexico

The article "Right to health, a great triumph of the Supreme Court" by Mauricio Sarmiento Chavero, published on lasillarota.com, highlights that the protection of health in Mexico has been one of the great achievements of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation and...

Financing and role of countries in the Pandemic Treaty
Financing and role of countries in the Pandemic Treaty
Paraguay

According to the Minister of Health, Paraguay did not sign the Pandemics Treaty because "there was no clarity" on the issue of financing and the role of the countries.The Minister of Health gave her report to the plenary session of the Chamber of Deputies on the...

Debut of healthy taxes
Colombia

Colombia adopted a section on healthy taxes in the 2022 tax reform. Healthy taxes refer to a progressive and differentiated rate on ultra-processed foods and sugar-sweetened beverages starting in November 2023. It is applied in order to discourage the consumption of...

Health, Social Security and Human Rights
Brazil

The article explores the connections between human rights, social rights and structural problems in Brazilian society, focusing on health and social security. Brazil' s 1988 Federal Constitution plays a fundamental role in guaranteeing income in situations of...

Health Sector Budget Performance Analysis 2019-2021
Chile, Guatemala, Peru, Colombia, Honduras, Panama, Dominican Republic, Uruguay

Results are presented on the budgetary performance of the health sector in 8 countries. This document can serve as a guide for other countries in the region to improve financial management in the health sector, allowing for a more effective and efficient response to...