Authors: Daniel Ortega Nieto, Ipsita Parida

The case traces the implementation of Plan Nacer—Argentina’s health coverage program for uninsured pregnant women and children under the age of six—tracking its evolution into the much more comprehensive Programa Sumar. It examines how complex health sector reforms were successfully conceived, designed, and executed, and how the program was implemented in a way that achieved results, improving health outcomes and the lives of millions of people.