A major policy focus in moving toward UHC (Universal Health Coverage) has been on the key policy question: what services should be made available and under what conditions? And health benefits packages (HBPs) are an answer to this question as they refer to explicitly defined services that can be feasibly financed and provided under the actual circumstances in which a given … [Read more...] about The hidden beauty of costing health
Consultant for the Criteria Network of the Social Protection and Health Division of the IDB. Expert in health policies, with special emphasis on prioritization and interventions, focused on reducing the burden of non-communicable diseases. Economist, Master in Economic Policy and Master in Social Policy and Planning from the University of London. In the past, Pamela worked as director of projects and economic studies in the private sector, advisor to the Colombian Ministry of Health, and as an independent consultant in the evaluation of health programs.