Building Resilient Health Systems to Advance toward Universal Health in the Americas: Lessons from COVID-19

Health workers in a community

This brochure summarizes the situation of health systems and services in the Americas as they progress toward achieving universal access to health and universal health coverage (universal health). The information provided presents an overview of the situation before the COVID-19 pandemic, how the pandemic has impacted health systems, and recommendations to address current and future challenges for building resilient health systems to advance toward universal health in the Americas.

Date 2022-09-21

Document Number PAHO/HSS/LM/22-00

PAHO; Health Systems Resilience; PAHO; COVID-19; Essential Public Health Functions; Medicines and Health Technology; Universal Access to Health Care Services; Health Services; Health Impact Assessment; Resilient Health Systems; Americas