Dec 2019
Author(s): Ravillard, Pauline; Carvajal, Franco; Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Chueca, J. Enrique; Antonio, Katherine; Ji, Yi; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Energy efficiency is the best tool to improve sustainability and affordability of energy services. However, there are considerable challenges when it comes to identifying opportunities and…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Savedoff, William D.
Healthcare services are more widespread in Latin America and the Caribbean today than 50 years ago, yet this availability is not necessarily reflected in popular perceptions. This study documents the…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Flórez, Carmen Elisa; Giedion, Úrsula; Cueto, Enriqueta; López, Juan Gonzalo; Glassman, Amanda; Castaño, Ramón A.; Pinto, Diana M.; Pardo, Renata; Tono, Teresa M.; Savedoff, William D.; Alfonso, Eduardo Andrés; Stone, Leslie F.; López, Álvaro; Díaz, Beatriz Yadira; Escobar, María Luisa; Arango, Carlos H.; Ruiz Gómez, Fernando; Acosta, Olga Lucía
From Few to Many is the first comprehensive look at Colombia's 1993 health system reforms. It describes the implementation of universal health insurance, including a subsidized system for the…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Flórez, Carmen Elisa; Giedion, Úrsula; Cueto, Enriqueta; López, Juan Gonzalo; Glassman, Amanda; Castaño, Ramón A.; Pinto, Diana M.; Pardo, Renata; Tono, Teresa M.; Savedoff, William D.; Alfonso, Eduardo Andrés; Stone, Leslie F.; López, Álvaro; Díaz, Beatriz Yadira; Escobar, María Luisa; Arango, Carlos H.; Ruiz Gómez, Fernando; Acosta, Olga Lucía
Salud al alcance de todos es el primer análisis exhaustivo de las reformas del sistema de salud que se llevaron a cabo en Colombia en 1993. Describe la creación del seguro médico, que incluye un plan…
Jun 2003
Author(s): Molina, Carlos Gerardo; Rey de Marulanda, Nohra; Fleury, Sonia; Ron, Aviva; Lavadenz M., Fernando; Trong Hai, Tran; Schuftan, Claudio; García Jiménez, Salvador; Suwanwela, Charas; Jatene, Adib; Xinhua, Li; Chen, Chunming; Wang, Kean; Londoño, Juan Luis; Flavier, Juan M.; Acuña, Cecilia; Gómez, José Pablo; Kadir, Khalid Abdul; Iunes, Roberto F.; Bhushan, Indu
Esta publicación es la primera de una serie que compara experiencias exitosas en gerencia social de América Latina y el Caribe con Asia. Esta serie surge de la iniciativa del Instituto Interamericano…
Jun 2003
Author(s): Molina, Carlos Gerardo; Rey de Marulanda, Nohra; Fleury, Sonia; Ron, Aviva; Lavadenz M., Fernando; Trong Hai, Tran; Schuftan, Claudio; García Jiménez, Salvador; Suwanwela, Charas; Jatene, Adib; Xinhua, Li; Chen, Chunming; Wang, Kean; Londoño, Juan Luis; Flavier, Juan M.; Acuña, Cecilia; Gómez, José Pablo; Kadir, Khalid Abdul; Iunes, Roberto F.; Bhushan, Indu
This book uses case studies and cross-regional analyses to examine changes in basic health services, challenges for social health insurance, improvements in the equity and efficacy of health services…
Apr 2001
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Iunes, Roberto F.; Savedoff, William D.
This study describes the health dimension and some economic aspects of occupational safety in Latin America and the Caribbean. The study is the result of a joint effort by the IDB's Region 3 and…
Jan 2001
Author(s): Perafán, Carlos César; Savedoff, William D.
The discussion paper presents a summary of health specialist concerns, followed by a summary of concerns for those working on indigenous peoples' issues. The final section attempts to highlight…
Jan 2001
Author(s): Perafán, Carlos César; Savedoff, William D.
Recientemente algunas propuestas han puesto de relieve la necesidad de crear una perspectiva común del BID en cuanto a la promoción de la salud de pueblos indígenas. En particular, queda patente que…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Slack, Katherine; Savedoff, William D.
The report presents examples to illustrate many of the key issues regarding health care contracting. This study discusses 27 examples of contracting with the private sector in Latin America and the…
Sep 2000
Author(s): Savedoff, William D.
Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, countries are in the midst of debates about their health systems. Frequently, the characteristics of reforms in one country are used to promote or…
Sep 2000
Author(s): Savedoff, William D.
En toda América Latina y el Caribe, de hecho en todo el mundo, los países están realizando debates sobre sus sistemas de salud. Con frecuencia, las características de las reformas en un país se…
May 2000
Author(s): Savedoff, William D.
This paper discusses the Colombian Health Reform, a reform seeking to equalize access to health services for the poor by giving them insurance that can purchase care from public or private providers…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Knaul, Felicia Marie; Murrugarra, Edmundo; Hernández Alvarez, Carlos; Cortez, Rafael; Savedoff, William D.; Espinosa Ferrando, Jaime; Ribero Medina, Rocío; Valdivia, Martín; Schultz, T. Paul; Núñez, Jairo; Parker, Susan W.
Common sense suggests that healthier people are more productive and wealthier people can obtain things that make them healthier. This book asks whether investments in health also affect productivity…