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Beyond Petro’s “panic”, the health system is doing well in the OECD

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Despite these positive data, less than half (47%) of the population said they were satisfied with the availability of good health care, well below the OECD average of 71%. However, it is above countries like Chile (39%) and Poland (26%).

Vecino, from Johns Hopkins University, believes that one of the reasons that explains this is precisely the increase in coverage and the establishment of the right to health: “People here expect a lot from the health system, they have expectations that are higher than the capacities financial and operational issues such as better quality in rural areas, better access and sufficient health personnel”.

5. A non-OECD indicator in the debate: state health systems are more supervised than EPS

Johnattan García, a visiting researcher at the Harvard School of Public Health, exposed on Twitter an argument to better evaluate the health system than isolated data from the OECD, such as the one Petro showed. Instead, he proposed a specific look to contrast the various health systems that coexist in the country, based on guardianships, which would denote violations of fundamental rights.

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