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This publication examines the impact of modernization of the health services during the period 1983-1999 in Chile and looks at future prospects. It gives a description of the modernization and reform process, that has the potential to promote foreign trade in the area of health. The effective influence of modernization and health reform linkages on the export and import of health services is examined. This publication also looks at policy instruments designed to mobilize or create the national capacity for substitution or for slowing the rate of growth of imports of services generated by modernization and reform.