10 years of cooperative health programs in Latin America
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10 years of cooperative health programs in Latin America an evaluation conducted by the Public Health Service, Department of Health, Education and Welfare for the Institute of Inter-American Affairs. by United States. Public Health Service. Bureau of State Services.

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Published in [Washington .
Written in English



  • Latin America.


  • Public health -- Latin America.,
  • Medicine -- Latin America.

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ContributionsInstitute of Inter-American Affairs (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsRA10 .U52
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Paginationx, 175 p.
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6148440M
LC Control Number53060838

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21st Century Health Care in Latin America and the Caribbean: Prospects for Achieving Health for All [Institute for Alternative Futures, Fundacion Mexicana Para La Salud, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 21st Century Health Care in Latin America and the Caribbean: Prospects for Achieving Health for AllAuthor: Institute for Alternative Futures, Fundacion Mexicana Para La Salud,, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals.   The Latin American region has seen significant social and economic changes over the past 50 years. However, it is a region with a high variation in terms of economic development and health profiles among its population. Since every country in the region has gone through a series of health sector reforms with the aim of increasing equity. A cooperative (also known as co-operative, co-op, or coop) is "an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned enterprise". Cooperatives may include: businesses owned and managed by the people who use their services (a consumer cooperative). Arguably the most well known, Mondragon is now 54 years old and has outperformed private sector companies on employee compensation and, during several bleak recession years, unemployment rates. Still, when people hear the word “cooperative,” most have difficulty envisioning anything beyond a crunchy granola health food store.