The national agreement as a space of consensus for defining the objectives of health care reform and establishing Peruvian health policies

Authors

  • Edgardo Nepo-Linares Escuela de Medicina, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas. Lima, Perú. Secretaría de Coordinación del Consejo Nacional de Salud, Ministerio de Salud. Lima, Perú. Médico Cirujano. Especialista en Epidemiología de Campo
  • Aníbal Velásquez Universidad ESAN. Lima, Perú. Ministerio de Salud. Lima, Perú. Médico Cirujano, Magíster en Malariología y Saneamiento Ambiental

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17843/rpmesp.2016.333.2331

Keywords:

Health policy, National agreement, Health care reform

Abstract

After several months of arduous deliberations, the National Agreement, a policy coordination forum highest level in Peru, approved a document entitled “The objectives of health care reform.” In this article it review the work done and the product reached by consensus, which includes as priorities, among others, strengthening of SIS like public insurance, implementation of a policy of multi-year investment, strengthening the protection of health rights outlined, strengthening the primary health care and improving access to safe and effective medicines. The effect is an agreement that gives significance to a process that has the character of state policy and defines the framework within which they must develop health policies in the following years.

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Published

2016-08-09

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Symposium

How to Cite

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Nepo-Linares E, Velásquez A. The national agreement as a space of consensus for defining the objectives of health care reform and establishing Peruvian health policies. Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica [Internet]. 2016 Aug. 9 [cited 2024 Apr. 16];33(3):540-5. Available from: https://rpmesp.ins.gob.pe/index.php/rpmesp/article/view/2331

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