DESK REVIEWS | 04.03.01.05. Universal Health Coverage

DESK REVIEW | 04.03.01.05. Universal Health Coverage

Yes.

It is also important to say that the health policies on ageing in Brazil so far have prioritized a longitudinal approach, not focusing on specific diseases but on people’s functionality.

Although it does not mention universal health coverage, it does describe the need to improve access to quality services, with timely diagnosis and treatment, as well as long-term care in the later stages of the disease.

References:

Gutiérrez-Robledo, L., & Arrieta-Cruz, I. (2014). Plan de Acción Alzheimer y otras demencias, México 2014. http://diariote.mx/docs/plan_alzheimer_WEB.pdf