There is evidence that the new wave of information and communication technologies (ICTs), mainly social networking and mobile applications, are reducing the cost to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) of engaging with international markets.
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