Strengthening Public Health Systems

  Current Projects

A health system based on Primary Health Care orients its structures and functions toward the values of equity and social solidarity and the right of every human being to enjoy the highest attainable standard of health without distinction of race, religion, political belief, or economic or social condition.
- Pan American Health Organization

Bolivia
 

Project dates: 2015 - 2017
Partners: Ministry of Presidency, Unidad de Apoyo al la Gestion Social
Geographic focus: Santa Cruz, Beni, La Paz, Nationwide (disability project)
Healthcare institutions benefitted: 18
Direct beneficiary population: 107,162
   

This project was developed to support the Bolivian government's plan to facilitate healthcare and rehabilitation services for individuals with disabilities in addition to increasing access to high-quality healthcare services to rural communities in the Amazonian and Andean regions.

 

Honduras



Project dates: 2016 -2017
Partners: Ministry of Health Honduras
Geographic focus: Islas de la Bahia, Yoro, Gracias Lempira, Santa Barbara, Abierto
Healthcare institutions benefitted: 13
Direct beneficiary population: 700,000
   

This project was developed to address gender-related aspects of healthcare throughout the patient's life with the aim of benefitting children, adolescents, adults and the elderly with special emphasis on indigenous populations.