Nelson Teich
The human toll of COVID-19 in Brazil

The corona crisis has also brought to the forefront the crisis in Brazil’s healthcare system. The Sistema Único de Saúde – SUS -, Brazil’s publicly funded health system has been facing dire budget cuts over the past several years while the private system has been steadily growing.

In less than a month, Brazil sees two health ministers leave office

Nelson Teich, who assumed the position after Luiz Henrique Mandetta was fired, stepped down after less than a month

Coronavirus, economic crisis and authoritarianism: Brazil’s perfect storm

Matheus Falcão and Maíra Mathias of the People’s Health Movement-Brazil analyze the government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis and examine the challenges faced by the public health system in dealing with such situations

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