Teams from four Latin American countries (Brazil, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Peru) identified social marketing as an approach to combat excessive sodium consumption, which is often double the recommended intake.
Training materials-Published date2020
The project identified sodium content in fast, artisanal and street foods, comparing the results between participating countries (Paraguay, Peru, Costa Rica, Brazil, Argentina).Published date2020
Private funding - including out-of-pocket expenditure - is a considerable source of health financing in Latin America, where families can face economic ruin from catastrophic health expenses.
Journal articlesHEALTH POLICY Social protection UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE SOCIAL SECURITY SOCIAL WELFARE ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE DEMOCRATIZATION HEALTH INSURANCE GOVERNMENT POLICY PUBLIC HEALTH
Promoting universal financial protection : a policy analysis of universal health coverage in Costa Rica (1940–2000)
Universal health coverage (UHC) has been achieved in Costa Rica because it was supported at the highest political level within a favourable socio-economic and political context.Published dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00