The promise of the right to health, and why we have to keep it: closing reflections
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In the conclusions' chapter I wrap the book up by arguing that in highly unequal societies like Brazil and Colombia the judicialization of health care is a project that should not be abandoned but rekindled. I also conclude that Brazil and Colombia are two social laboratories where the right to health has been experimented with in innovative and counterintuitive ways. Despite the shortcomings of that experiment - I contend - it is thanks to the judicialization of health care that Brazil and Colombia's health systems are more humane and capable of responding to the needs of the most vulnerable, particularly in the current context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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