Venezuela's Health Sector: Current Crisis and Opportunities for
Hermes Florez, MD, PhD, MPH
Public Health Sciences and Medicine, Miami Miller School of Medicine and
Visiting Professor, Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela
Director, Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of
Miami Miller School of Medicine
Director, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Miami VA
Katherine Bliss, PhD
Senior Associate, Global Health Policy
J. Stephen Morrison, PhD
Senior Vice President and Director, Global
Health Policy Center
CENTER FOR STRATEGIC & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
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experiencing a profound public health emergency. Recent reports have
highlighted shortages of essential medicines and medical supplies, failing
public health infrastructure, and increasingly negative indicators related
to maternal and child health, as well as to the control of infectious
diseases, including malaria, and of non-communicable diseases such as
diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Yet even as Venezuelans
struggle to access medicine, food and other essential commodities, the
Venezuelan Government has proven reluctant to acknowledge the challenges
facing its health sector. Multiple actors, including civil society
organizations and multilateral institutions, are engaging in dialogue to
determine how to best address the causes and consequences of the current
Please join CSIS for a public discussion led by Dr. Hermes Florez, a
Venezuelan health expert, and a Professor at the Miami Miller School of
Medicine as well as a Visiting Professor at the Universidad del Zulia
in Venezuela. The discussion will examine the origins, evolution
and likely trajectory of the current health situation and the role regional
bilateral partners and international organizations may be able to play in
resolving the humanitarian crisis and identifying sectoral reforms that can
strengthen prospects for Venezuela's health sector in the long term.
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