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President Piñera announces 2018-2022 National Health Investment Plan

The national program involves investing US$10 billion over the next four years and the construction of

Aug. 27, 2018
Children’s dental health program: Sembrando Sonrisas (Sowing Smiles)

Preventing dental caries and promoting good oral hygiene and dietary habits in preschool children is the aim of the Sembrando Sonrisas dental health program which was launched toda...

May 8, 2015
Ministry of Health

could impact health; and to support the national medical attention network.

Emilio Santelices
President Piñera appoints new ministers of Social Development, Health, Energy, Public Works, Finance and Foreign Affairs

The President reiterated the government’s commitment to economic development, in order to keep Chile

June 13, 2019
Health Minister Will Travel to Uruguay to Coordinate a Regional Response to the Zika Virus

The Health Minister, Carmen Castillo, attended a meeting led by the President of Chile to coordinate preventive measures that address the potential threat of the Zika virus arrivin...

Feb. 9, 2016
President Bachelet launches campaign “Chile needs more doctors and specialists: Join the Public Health System”

In Luis Calvo Mackenna Hospital this morning the President explained that the recruiting campaign would

Oct. 14, 2015
10 years of AUGE: achievements, guarantees and how the health plan works

AUGE, or the Explicit Guarantees System (GES), came into force in July 2005.

Aug. 4, 2015
President Piñera highlights progress in 2018 and establishes pensions, work and health as priorities for the coming year

The President of Chile highlighted the major national agreements, prioritization of childhood and solid

Dec. 30, 2018
President Piñera highlights measures for senior citizens: 50% gradual increase in pensions, 50% reduction in public transportation costs and more funds for primary health care

The President and First Lady shared the news with pensioners at nonprofit Fundación Las Rosas, emphasizing

Nov. 21, 2019
Emilio Santelices

Salvador Allende School of Public Health of the Universidad de Chile.

Karla Rubilar

Between October 2003 and September 2005, she was a consultant to the Health Department in the validation of Family Health Centers of the Municipality of Recoleta.

President Piñera chairs first meeting of working group to establish a National Agreement for Healthcare

Furthermore, he also set out as a priority the modernization of the Isapre private health insurance and Fonasa public health insurance systems.

May 10, 2018
President Piñera presents comprehensive healthcare reform designed to provide more protection and security

Furthermore, the private health insurance system will incorporate more solidarity and will become more transparent, safer and will eliminate exclusions for pre-existing conditions ...

April 22, 2019
President Bachelet: “Chile is undergoing one of its most significant transformations ever”

In her second State of the Nation address, President Michelle Bachelet set out the main highlights of her first year in Government and announced important measures in education, healthMay 21, 2015

West Metropolitan Health Service
Chilean Congress passes proposed 2020 Budget emphasizing Social Agenda

The proposed budget highlights a public transportation subsidy for senior citizens over 65, increased per capita spending on health, and pension increases that would raise the Basi...

Nov. 27, 2019
President Piñera launches project to lower the cost of medications

In an event held at a Family Health Center in Maipú, the President introduced measures to improve the quality of public healthcare and unveiled an online platform to compare prices...

May 7, 2018
The Government signs National Agreement for Public Safety bills

President Sebastián Piñera, along with the Interior, Health, Defense and Justice Ministers, today signed five agreements on public safety to fight crime and provide security to all...

Nov. 6, 2018
President Piñera presents “Better Fonasa” to guarantee access to timely, quality and less costly healthcare

The reform to the public health insurance system will ensure faster and better healthcare for its members and a decrease in healthcare and medication costs for families.

Jan. 5, 2020
Chilean President attends the inauguration of the XXII World Congress of Neurology

She announced that a "National Plan for Dementia" is being developed that requires supporting infrastructure and so 15 new Community Mental Health Centers (COSAM) and 15 Day Care C...

Nov. 1, 2015
Magallanes Health Service
Osorno Health Service
Public Health Institute (ISP)

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