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Brazil Moves to Emulate the US and Dismantle Its Universal Healthcare System

Since 1988, the newly established Brazilian constitution has affirmed access to public healthcare as ...

In Brazil Health Care Is Universal: 10% Like It, 61% Call It Bad or Terrible

Brazilians have a public health system called SUS (Unified Health System). It is a ...

Brazil to Adopt US Model of Home Care to Deal with Hospitalization Demand

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff announced that Brazil will use the experience of home care ...

Brazil’s Unified Healthcare System Invests in Care for Serious Diseases

Brazil's ministry of Health and the Syrian-Lebanese Hospital established a partnership to train healthcare ...

Sex Change Is Human Right in Brazil and Can Be Made for Free

Sex-change operations can now be made for free in Brazil, courtesy of the Brazilian ...

Brazil Drafts National Health System to Help Fight Child Labor

Starting today, the fight against child labor will count on the assistance of workers ...

Brazil, a World Leader in Transplant

Brazil has the world’s largest public system of organ transplants. By the end of ...

Brazil Says It’s Ready and Willing to Break AIDS Drugs Patents

According to Pedro Chequer, the coordinator of Brazil’s Sexually Transmitted Disease/Aids program, the country ...

Brazil’s Plans to Help Those Without Health Insurance

Brazil’s Ministry of Health plans to expand four programs designed to improve care for ...

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