The Brazilian Unified Health System and Coronavirus

The Sistema Unico de Saude (SUS) will be decisive against Coronavirus in Brazil. To understand how the system was created and its rationale read our selected article by two Historians from Casa de Oswaldo Cruz/FIOCRUZ.

On regionalization and the Brazilian Unified Health System

Ana Luiza D’Ávila Viana, Guilherme Arantes Mello and Marcelo Demarzo defend the need to review the concept of regionalization to allow larger productive possibilities.

The right to health

The blog of HCS-Manguinhos interviewed two Brazilian experts on Public Health

For an universal health system

In this interview, Carlos Paiva analyzes the difficulties of the Brazilian Unified Health System (SUS).

Brazil’s Family Health Strategy — An article by James Macinko and Matthew J. Harris

In this article James Macinko and Matthew J. Harris explain how Brazil has made rapid progress toward universal coverage of its population through its national health system, the Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS).

Brazilian health reform: an historical approach

The complex and fascinating process of emergence of the Unified Health System (SUS) in Brazil in the late 80s is thoroughly examined by Paulo Henrique de Almeida Rodrigues