The GAfPA Policy Blog explores health policy news, reports, initiatives and events that inform patient-centered care.

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Europe is home to some of the best health care systems across the globe, but health disparities across the region are beginning to draw more attention. One key driver is so-called “medical deserts,” isolated areas with far too few health care workers.
The number of adults with hypertension has doubled to 1.28 billion over the last 30 years, new research shows. Hypertension is a leading cause of death, with millions of people across the globe dying every year from high blood pressure-related events.
Com mais de meio milhão de brasileiros mortos em decorrência da COVID-19, o poder legislativo do país está buscando soluções para facilitar o acesso à vacina. No entanto, seus esforços mais recentes podem ter consequências imprevistas para os pacientes.
With more than a half million Brazilians dead from COVID-19, the country’s legislators are scrambling to improve vaccine access. But their newest efforts could have unintended consequences for patients.