Diversity and Convergence in Health Indicators in Brazil and Mozambique

RÔMULO PAES-SOUSA LEONARDO CHAVANE VERA SCHATTAN P. COELHO About the authors

ABSTRACT

The article presents an overview of the recent trends on health inequalities in two countries. It shows how service provision and social health-related indicators have progressed using administrative data produced by official authorities. Both countries present reduction on health inequalities. Mozambique has produced further pronounced results due to increasing access to primary health care in rural areas.

KEYWORDS:
health inequalities; Brazil; Mozambique; primary care

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