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National health and social development in Costa Rica

Leonardo Mata

National health and social development in Costa Rica

A case study of intersectoral action (Technical paper / Pan American Health Organization)

by Leonardo Mata

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Published by Pan American Health Organizatiion .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Costa Rica,
  • Indicateurs de santé,
  • Politique sanitaire,
  • Politique sociale,
  • Public health,
  • Santé publique,
  • Social conditions,
  • Health Care,
  • Health/Fitness

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12903849M
    ISBN 109275130132
    ISBN 109789275130131

    UK health authorities have classified Costa Rica as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the website of the National Travel Health Network and Centre. Costa Rica Public Hospital System. The system of public hospitals in Costa Rica falls under control of the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) which I will refer to hereafter as CAJA or CCSS. While many of these hospitals my not look real pretty from the outside and may seem crowded and disorganized inside, looks are deceiving.

    The FETP in Costa Rica is a two-year, in-service program that helps countries build sustainable capacity for detecting and responding to health threats. Costa Rica’s FETP is coordinated by the epidemiology department of the Social Security Institute of Costa Rica, and is the first national program in the region to reach sustainability. Costa Rica's political stability, high standard of living, and well-developed social benefits system set it apart from its Central American neighbors. Through the government's sustained social spending - almost 20% of GDP annually - Costa Rica has made tremendous progress toward achieving its goal of providing universal access to education.

    Costa Rica is also known for its strong commitment to the environment and for protecting its numerous national parks. These factors, along with an established ecotourism industry, have attracted foreign investment, which shifted the country’s once agriculture-based economy to one dominated by services and technology by the late 20th century. Those in search of cultural and natural attractions will find both in the Central Valley region. Home to the destination’s capital city, San José, many of Costa Rica’s most popular museums can be found in this urban setting including the Gold Museum, Jade Museum, National Museum and Children’s Museum, in addition to the architectural jewel of San José, the National Theatre.


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National health and social development in Costa Rica: A case study of intersectoral action (Technical paper / Pan American Health Organization) [Leonardo Mata] on Cited by:   The government of Carlos Alvarado will present the National Development Plan (PND) on December 11th at the National Theater, according to Planning Minister, Pilar Garrido.

The PND is the guiding framework for government action, its current validity extends from January to Decemberwhen Alvarado will present the new document. The elaboration process is [ ]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mata, Leonardo. National health and social development in Costa Rica.

Washington, DC, USA: Pan American Health Organizatiion, In many aspects, Costa Rica is a success story in terms of development. It is considered an upper middle-income country, which has shown a steady economic growth over the past 25 years. This growth resulted from an outward- oriented strategy, based on the openness to foreign investment and gradual trade liberalization.

The Costa Rican Social Security Fund or Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (as it is known in Spanish) is in charge of most of the nation's public health sector. Its role in public health (as the administrator of health institutions) is key in Costa Rica, playing an important part in.

Costa Rica - Costa Rica - Health and welfare: Costa Rica has greatly reduced the incidence of diseases associated with tropical climates. Malaria has been virtually eliminated except in the border areas with Nicaragua; waterborne diseases are rare; and mortality rates are low.

The incidence of cancer and heart disease has risen, however. Costa Rica’s Social Security Institute, founded in the. CDC continues to work with the ministries of health (MOH) and the Council of Ministers of Health of Central America (COMISCA) to respond to public health threats addressing HIV, tuberculosis, dengue, and Zika virus as well as strengthening surveillance, laboratory and workforce development.

Costa Rica is not likely to be able to rely on favorable economic conditions to reverse these trends. Macroeconomic projections do not show signs of the consistent growth that characterized the past ten years, and which allowed the government to continue increasing investment in the social sectors.

Costa Rica’s successful economic performance and social achievements realised over the last three decades are widely acknowledged. GDP per capita has steadily increased at higher rates than in most Latin American countries as the economy has evolved along its development path from a rural and agriculture-based to a more diversified economy integrated in global value chains.

Costa Rica's public health system, the Caja, offers full medical services for a small price tag. However, like many socialized health programs, the Caja has its drawbacks; here are some tips to. Typhoid in Costa Rica.

Typhoid fever is known or presumed to occur in this country. Prevention. All travellers should take care with personal, food and water hygiene. Typhoid vaccination. Vaccination could be considered for those whose activities put them at increased risk (see above).

Oral and injectable typhoid vaccinations are available. Our study explores the historical evolution of tourist development in Costa Rica, specifically large-scale coastal development, as a means for national development. Amid pressures to attract foreign direct investment in a neoliberal era, Costa Rica has struggled to maintain its developmentalism, which includes social welfare, environmental Cited by: 1.

The Costa Rican Ministry of Health is responsible for regulating the healthcare industry in Costa Rica. It also acts as the regulatory agency for food, drugs, chemicals and medical devices, ensuring these products are up to standards.

The legal framework is based on. Costa Rica is a middle-income country with a strong governmental emphasis on human development. For more than half a century, its health policies have applied the principles of equity and solidarity to strengthen access to care through public services and universal social health by: Costa Rica Case Study Unedited Working Paper 1 1 Introduction: Costa Rica Description Cost Rica is a Central American country of million people.

It is bordered by Nicaragua and Panama in the north and south, respectively, and by the Caribbean and Pacific Oceans on the east and west.

Costa Rica gained independence from Spain in File Size: KB. Data and research on education including skills, literacy, research, elementary schools, childhood learning, vocational training and PISA, PIACC and TALIS surveys., As Costa Rica’s economy has developed in recent decades, the education system that helped propel the country to upper middle-income status now needs reform to respond to rising expectations and changing demands for skills.

This book answers this question through a comparative analysis of Costa Rica, Mauritius, South Korea, and Uruguay, and a detailed historical account of Costa Rica's successful trajectory. Against the backdrop of democracy and progressive parties, the authors place at center stage the policy architectures defined as the combination of Cited by: Ecotourism Development in Costa Rica is a concise, clearly-written, and balanced portrait of ecotourism as a development strategy in Costa Rica.

The discussions about the management of ecotourism as a resource, including the development of national parks, control over foreign investment, provision of business incentives, and regulation of certification programs are particularly by: 7.

The commission helps Costa Rica’s communities create strategic plans for reducing man-made disasters and responding to natural ones. In this sense, the National Emergency Commission helps Costa Rica prepare for an adaptable, sustainable future. Tips for a Traveler.

Sustainable travel minimizes the impact that visitors have on a destination. Social Issues. One of the major social issues in Costa Rica today is xenophobia. As of the country was shelter refugees with over 40 different nationalities and accepting 80 additional asylum seekers a month.

The global, regional, and national burden of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in countries and territories, – a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study The stability of our global age-standardised prevalence estimates over time suggests that the epidemiology of the disease has not changed, but the.Costa Rica was State party to the International Labour Organization’s Convention and its Government was sincerely committed to the recognition of diversity.

Costa Rica could be moving towards a sliding point in racism and racial discrimination, the alarm bell of which had been rung by the discussion on the book Cocorí. That book reminded. The Ticos: Culture and Social Change in Costa Rica: Written with the perspective of more than half a century of first-hand observation, this unparalleled social and cultural history describes how Costa Rica’s economy, government, education and health-care systems, family structures, religion, and other institutions have evolved.