Québec’s Minister of Health and Social Services, Réjean Hébert, recently signed a cooperation agreement in the area of health and social services with CONASS, the Brazilian national council of state health secretaries.
Among other responsibilities, CONASS represents the joint interests of Brazil’s state health secretaries in relations with the federal and municipal authorities regarding management of Brazil’s universal healthcare system. It also collaborates in identifying strategies and solutions to universal healthcare system problems.
This is the second agreement between the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS) and CONASS. It is aimed at promoting and encouraging cooperation and dialogue in priority areas such as the following: