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At PAHO, Brazil Health Minister Discusses Country’s Health System Challenges

PAHO: Brazil’s Health Minister Outlines Health Challenges in PAHO Visit
“The main challenges for Brazil’s health system include improving its management, financing, transparency, and efficiency, according to Brazilian Health Minister Ricardo Barros, who visited the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) [Monday]. In a presentation with PAHO Director Dr. Carissa F. Etienne to PAHO staff, Barros said that about 70 percent of Brazil’s population receives care through the public health system…” (4/10).