Daniel Titelman

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In this Health Policy we examine the association between the financing structure of health systems and universal health coverage. Latin American health systems encompass a wide range of financial sources, which translate into different solidarity-based schemes that combine contributory (payroll taxes) and non-contributory (general taxes) sources of(More)
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In the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, social security systems have traditionally been almost exclusively the responsibility of the public sector. These systems have had major shortcomings, such as low coverage rates, unbalanced budgets, inadequate funding, and poor management of resources. In order to solve these problems and face the(More)
Re-democratization has transformed the social agenda and the role of the state in Latin America with a growing commitment to health equity and social justice, yet these aspirations are strained by the region´s profound socioeconomic inequalities. Efforts to provide universal coverage to the right to health have led to the development of a variety of public(More)
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