Effects of the financial crisis and Troika austerity measures on health and health care access in Portugal

Health Policy, online 27 April 2016
Authors: Helena Legido-Quigleya, Marina Karanikolosb, Sonia Hernandez-Plazac, et al
“* Austerity measures in Portugal involved substantial reforms, including to health care
* In 2010-2012, unmet medical need doubled in Portugal
* Health professionals raised concerns regarding increased co-payments and the quality of care
* Measures are now needed to ameliorate the damage incurred by the recession and austerity.”
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