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Plan for self-sufficiency in health matters in Latin America and the Caribbean: lines of action and proposals

Plan for self-sufficiency in health matters in Latin America and the Caribbean: lines of action and proposals

The Plan for self-sufficiency in health matters in Latin America and the Caribbean: lines of action and proposals is a strategic document setting out lines of action to strengthen capacities to produce and distribute vaccines and medicines in the region. It was prepared by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) at the request of the Government of Mexico, in its capacity as Pro Tempore Chair of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

The pandemic has highlighted the need for strong health systems and capacities. This document proposes seven lines of action that include...

NU. CEPAL September 2021
LC/TS.2021/115
98 p.