AS/COA’s Healthcare Series addresses key challenges and growing opportunities in healthcare across the Americas through private meetings with policy makers, roundtable discussions, and public forums. It features experts and leaders from government, industry, and academia to promote dialogue on innovative and sustainable healthcare in Latin America. The Series will culminate in a set of policy recommendations to be shared with stakeholders.
The Series provides a platform for COA corporate members to engage with key stakeholders on best practices in meeting the growing demand for access to quality healthcare, and creating innovative solutions that promote inclusion, competitiveness, and regional economic development.
- Innovation in Healthcare
- Health as a driver of social and economic growth
- The role of enabling conditions in supporting health innovation
- Using data to support evidence-based health policy
- Digitalization of healthcare
- Sustainability of Healthcare
- Innovative healthcare financing models
- Financing healthcare innovation: impact, challenges, and opportunities
Opportunities are available for COA corporate members to sponsor the Healthcare Series.
2019 Healthcare Series Sponsors
“There’s a tremendous tragedy, a catastrophe of healthcare in Venezuela,” said U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar in a conversation with AS/COA Vice President Eric Farnsworth. “But when freedom comes, the sheer lack of infrastructure provides an opportunity to build a quality health system from the ground up,” he said at the event hosted by Council of the Americas in Washington, DC.
Please join the Council of the Americas for a private, off-the-record conversation on the transformation of Chile’s healthcare model, the role of primary care and the digital agenda.
April 10, 2019
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June 13, 2013
AS/COA hosted a forum discussing how technology is maximizing health care in Latin America, and how business and government can collaborate to distribute these innovative solutions more widely and efficiently....
LatAm in Focus: Six Weeks to Fix Venezuela's Health Crisis
Friday, July 21, 2017
Venezuela's government could solve its malnutrition crisis—if it wanted to. Caritas Venezuela's Susana Raffalli explains how....