TITLE

Brazilian health care faces harsh choices

AUTHOR(S)
Villanueva, Tiago
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/18/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 15, pE1107
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the issue of health care system in Brazil. It highlights the role or reorganization in Brazil's health care system due to insufficient health services, inadequate numbers of family physicians, poor medical care coordination and lack of technological and scientific innovations. Moreover, it mentions the efforts of Brazilian government in expanding primary health care services in remote and rural areas.
ACCESSION #
67100251

 

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