Brazil sets new course, with medtech in wait
This article was originally published in Clinica
Brazil's newly-elected president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, inherits a country of great potential, not least to the healthcare industry, but burdened by huge social and economic problems. He has a hard act to follow with regard to what is widely regarded as the outgoing president's greatest legacy: public health. Under Fernando Henrique Cardoso, investments in healthcare have resulted in a significant improvement in services - it remains to be seen to what extent these can be maintained.