Brazil Is in 2nd Place in Cesarean Sections and Movement Seeks to Value Normal Delivery

​October 16, 2018

The World News

In Brazil, the Parto Adequado project was created in 2015, a partnership between the National Supplementary Health Agency (ANS), the Israelita Albert Einstein Hospital and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, with the support of the Ministry of Health. With a view to supplementary health, the program aims to identify innovative models of birth care that value normal birth and decrease the percentage of cesareans without indication. Of the total of 68 operators participating in the project, 36 are part of the Unimed system, that is, more than half.

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