Doctors in Brazil Plan Electoral Campaign Against Incumbent President Dilma

Posted on October 15, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Health, Politics

On October 15, 2013, Folha de São Paulo reported that Brazilian doctors, angry with the government’s policy to import physicians from other countries, are planning a campaign in anticipation of the 2014 presidential elections against incumbent President Dilma Rousseff.  While those groups hold a critical view of the program, a majority of Brazilians are still in favor of bringing in foreign doctors to help Brazil’s overwhelmed public health sector.  Datafolha also reported that 48% of Brazilians cited healthcare as the most important issue to be debated in the 2014 elections.  Read Article

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