Bolivia's universal healthcare is model for the world, says UN

Publisher:  Countercurrents
Date Written:  24/05/2019
Year Published:  2019  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX23651

Bolivia has implemented universal healthcare to provide free care to its poorest citizens. Although controversial with the country's doctors the program is lauded by the UN.




The U.N.'s World Health Organization praised Bolivia's newly implemented universal health care system, known in the country as the Single Health System (SUS).

The WHO pointed out that Bolivia's leftist government has given generous funding and resources to health, ensuring free treatment for all....

It should be mentioned that with the launching of the SUS by Bolivia’s President Evo Morales Bolivia became the latest Latin American country to roll out free healthcare to the poorest citizens, which will reach an estimated five million people.
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