Honduras: Toward Better Health Care for All (World Bank by World Bank

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A mixture of financial improvement, more suitable schooling, elevated entry to secure water, and stronger easy well-being courses has enabled Honduras to enhance the health and wellbeing prestige of its inhabitants over the past 3 decades—an accomplishment of which the rustic may be justly proud. This paper examines the achievements of the Honduran future health region and discusses the demanding situations that must be confronted to modernize public region financing, to enhance public area provider provision, and to increase a suitable coverage and regulatory framework for prescribed drugs and social safeguard.

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The real problems with co-payments are that as presently operated, the system creates problems of equity and efficiency as it: (i) provides insufficient checks on the consumption of highly subsidized tertiary hospital treatments by the non-poor; (ii) gives incentives to hospitals and health centers to over-expand cash producing services; and (iii) sends irrational price signals to MSP clients about where to seek attention. Co-payments play an important role in most modern systems of health financing.

A third crucial area in need of reform is the criteria for the appointment of staff to managerial positions. The use of political appointees should be abandoned, and managerial skills should become the overriding selection criteria for these position. Page 5 Developing policies for pharmaceuticals and social security The early 1990s saw significant improvements in pharmaceuticals policy with the approval of the Health Code and a substantial liberalization of the sector. But the sector's great economic and medical importance means that it will continue to require the Government's priority attention.

Introduction: Achievements of the Honduran Health Sector and New Challenges for the Future Achievements Honduras may be justly proud of its achievements in health over the last three decades as the basic health indicators have improved at a fast pace (Table 1-1). During this period, the infant mortality rate has been cut by two thirds, bringing it from a level much worse than that found elsewhere in Latin America to the average level for Latin America. To some extent, these achievements are the result of advances in Honduras' overall economic development, which has led to higher incomes, better education and more urbanization.

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