Taking a Seat on Brazil’s Health Councils

Abstract

This Case Study outlines the advent of health councils, now found in nearly all of Brazil's 5,000-plus municipalities. These councils are empowered by law to inspect public accounts and demand accountability, and some strongly influence how resources for health services are spent.

Citation

Citizenship DRC Case Study Series. Citizen Prescriptions for Better Health Policy, 2 pp.

Taking a Seat on Brazil’s Health Councils

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