Public health in Argentina in the time of coronavirus

Karina Inés Ramacciotti About the author

Abstract

The appearance of the first coronavirus cases in Argentina led to debate about features of the health care system and ways of accessing its services and benefits. This article reviews the moments when changes were made during the process of acquiring health care rights in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The process has been a complex and fraught one.

coronavirus; health care rights; public health; Argentina; history

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