This chapter includes the following articles.
The Ministry of Health and Social Protection is responsible for overseeing the Colombian health care system, dictating policy and promoting health care in the country. MinSalud has become one of the most progressive ministries in the government, and its policies on topics such as price control and biosimilars are pioneering for the region. The Statutory Health Law promises an expansion of services that opens up high-level treatment to 48m Colombians, and therefore opportunities to health care and pharmaceutical companies. This chapter contains an interview with Emilio Sardi Aparicio, Executive Vice-President, Tecnoquímicas.