How to Ensure Quality Health Care and Coverage of Uninsured Populations: Argentina’s Plan Nacer/Programa Sumar
How can a developing country provide free basic health care to poor pregnant mothers and children? How can it expand such a program to provide more comprehensive services to a wider group of beneficiaries? This case study analyzes the “silent revolution” that changed the organizational culture of the health system in Argentina in a way that improved health outcomes, improving the lives of millions of people.
Edgardo Mosqueira is Senior Public Sector Management Specialist at the World Bank. He served as Minister of the Presidency, Minister of Labor and high level public official in Peru, senior researcher at the Hernando de Soto’s Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD) and Dean of the Universidad
Financial executive with 30 years of experience in international and emerging markets, leading and working on teams focused on delivering banking and development products and services to clients in Spain, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the Americas, particularly Latin America.