Chile's neoliberal health reform: an assessment and a critique

PLoS Med. 2008 Apr 1;5(4):e79. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050079.


In spite of serious under-financing during the Pinochet years, Chile's public health system remains the backbone of health provision, responsible for the impressive public health status.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Chile
  • Health Care Costs
  • Health Care Reform*
  • Health Services Accessibility
  • Health Status*
  • Humans
  • Insurance, Health* / economics
  • Privatization
  • Quality of Health Care
  • Social Security