Table 1. Eight Key Points in El Salvador's Health Care Reform16
  1. Establish a comprehensive integrated network of health services, focusing on community based health teams.

  2. Develop a national system for handling medical emergencies.

  3. Improve availability and quality of medicines and immunizations.

  4. Coordinate health services through an cross-disciplinary health commission.

  5. Establish a national health forum.

  6. Create a national public health institute.

  7. Design and implement one national epidemiological tracking system.

  8. Reorient human resources toward accomplishing these reforms.