Costa Rica

Nursing in Costa Rica

This brief outlines the health system context and the basid statistics and facts about the nursing workforce in Costa Rica.

Yielding Very Positive Results: Improving Decentralized HIV Services in Costa Rica

Most Central American hospitals that provide decentralized HIV services struggle with issues such as weak infection prevention practices, poor nutritional care and persistent discriminatory practices. The Capacity Project is helping national HIV programs in Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panama to improve performance and supervision systems that will help address these issues. [from author]