May 2019
Author(s): Nelson, Jennifer; Tejerina, Luis; Cafagna, Gianluca; Ulrich, Andrea
Digital transformation is here to stay, as evidenced by the growing consensus among the global community. The Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region has large deficiencies in quality and…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Bernal, Pedro
Maintaining high standards of care from doctors, nurses and other health professionals is of critical importance for an effective and efficient health system. Yet deficient levels of health worker…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Giedion, Úrsula; Distrutti, Marcela; Muñoz, Ana Lucía; Pinto, Diana M.; Díaz, Ana M.
Esta monografía utiliza un enfoque sistémico para abordar la priorización explícita en salud, lo que facilita la comprensión de los procesos que la integran, los actores que involucra y su relación…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Pecha, Camilo
This policy brief answers three main questions with respect to the no-user-fee policy adopted across public health centres in Jamaica: (i) Has the policy improved health status among working age…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This Breve is based on the original thesis work and on a webinar presented by Dr. Fábio Ferride-Barros regarding the "Ethics of Health Resources Allocation in the Publicly Financed Health Care…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este Breve se basa en el trabajo de tesis original y un seminario virtual presentado por el Dr. Fábio Ferri-de-Barros sobre "La ética en la asignaciónde recursos públicos de salud en el sistema…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Pecha, Camilo
This study examines whether Jamaica's free public healthcare policy affectedhealth status and labor supply of adult individuals. It compares outcomes of
adults without health insurance…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This Breve presents the story of how, in recent years, the Colombian health system has struggled with technological pressure. The impact of technological pressure on the health sector during the last…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este Breve aborda la historia reciente del sistema de salud colombiano que inicia en 1993 con la creación de un sistema de aseguramiento universal. Durante los años recientes, este sistema ha…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The following Breve provides an overview of the main challenges that societies, health care systems, and policy makers are currently facing to confront cancer. This brief analyzes the main…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Lafuente, Mariano
Results of the Civil Service Development Index (CSDI), obtained from diagnostics of the institutional quality of civil service systems in 16 Latin American countries. The IDB supported the design of…