RECIPROCAMENTE IS A TOOL FOR THE EXCHANGE BETWEEN EUROPE AND LATIN AMERICA ABOUT SOCIAL PROTECTION POLICIES. IT IS AN INITIATIVE OF EUROSOCIAL, COOPERATION PROGRAMME OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

18 February, 2016

THE COMPLEMENTARITY AND INTEGRATION OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE SERVICES IN THE URUGUAYAN HEALTH SECTOR (interview with Carlos Pose)

‘Reciprocamente’ spoke with Carlos Pose, Director of Health in the Canelones province (Uruguay) where, in recent months, there have been several agreements signed relating to the complementarity and integration of public-private services. This type of agreement allows for the creation of a ‘single emergency access point’ at the first level […]
18 February, 2016

SOCIAL INNOVATION: A NEW FRONTIER FOR SOCIAL POLICIES IN EUROPE AND IN LATIN AMERICA

Social innovation can be defined as the development and the implementation of new ideas (products, services and models) that can satisfy social needs, create new social relations and provide better results. It is an answer to the social demands that affect the social interaction process with the scope of improving […]
28 December, 2015

UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE: HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS AND QUALITY OF CARE (Reynaldo Holder)

The Region of the Americas made significant progress in terms of health during the last decade. However, access, coverage and quality of health care still present substantial deficits that reflect unfair differences in the health status of people and communities. On one hand, the demographic transition and epidemiological changes (the […]
28 December, 2015

BROADENING THE PERSPECTIVE OF QUALITY FROM EVALUATION OF EDUCATIONAL PROCESSES AND RESULTS: THE EXPERIENCE OF THE EDUCATION QUALITY AGENCY OF CHILE (Carlos Henríquez Calderón and Raúl Chacón Zuloaga)

To aid with the implementation and development of the Quality Assurance System (SAC) for Education in Chile[1], the Education Quality Agency (ACE) has taken on the challenge of appropriately and timely guiding institutions and key players in the educational system. Their work is based on the results from evaluations made […]
28 December, 2015

COMPROMISO Y RESPONSIBILIDAD DE TODOS. EUROPE AND LATIN AMERICA LEARNING WITH AND FROM EACH OTHER FOR COMPETENT EARLY CHILDHOOD SYSTEMS (Mathias Urban)

Beware of success stories? It is, at first sight, a remarkable success story: services for young children and their families have gained a prominent and permanent place on international policy agendas and are in the centre of the attention of national and global agents concerned with the ‘big’ issues like […]