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Expected impact

Equity-LA II will develop, implement and evaluate a set of interventions that address to improve coordination and quality of care in the six participating Latin American countries. Apart from contributing to capacity building in different areas Equity-LA II is expected to:


  • Provide evidence on best practices for improving care integration, which will contribute to health system strengthening
  • Enable that that evidence is translated into policies on care integration, which will lead to more efficient and higher quality health care systems
  • Contribute to achieving the goals of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing by providing evidence on best practices on care integration, particularly regarding diseases that are most prevalent in the elderly: diabetes mellitus type II and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Contribute to the Millennium Development Goals by improving access to high quality health care services