Some recent developments in relation to the improvements currently taking place in the health system and its infrastructure in Brazil.
For more on this project, plese visit the WFO News Archives at the following link: Training in Biguaçu Municipality – SC
The same NGO has already built one hospital (in 2008) in the larger city of Balneário Camboriú in Santa Catarina.
Whilst Brazil can proudly boast one of the best public health systems in the world, it is only true on paper.
Coping with a population of nearly 200 million makes SUS (Universal Health System) painstakingly beaurocratic and at times completely ineffective.
However with continued investment, as the current Government is hoping and working towards, there will be a substantial improvement in the efficiency and standards which have hampered Brazil’s social progress (and consequently economic progress also).