The National Health Council of Paraguay established as a priority the implementation of a strategic study of the health sector. The analysis provided the political and technical decision-making levels, an evaluation of the main problems of the health sector, including its determinants, available resources as well as organization and financing. Specifically the analysis assists the ongoing health sector reform process attain new structural, organizational and financing schemes. Furthermore, the analysis provides the basis for policy and strategy formulation in order to enable the sector reform process improve equity, efficacy, effectiveness, and quality of the health services.
Análisis del Sector Salud Paraguay (1999, Available only in Spanish)