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Determinants of utilisation rates of preventive health services: evidence from Chile
Background: Preventive health services play a vital role in population health. However, access to such services is not always equitably distributed. In this article, we examine the barriers affecting utilisation rates of ...
Oral health and access to dental care services in relation to the Health Necessities Index. Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2008
(ABRASCORIO DE JANEIRO, 2012)
The Health Department of Sao Paulo, Brazil, has developed a Health Necessities Index (HNI) to identify priority areas for providing health assistance. In 2008, a survey of the status of oral health was conducted. The ...
Socioeconomic inequalities in dental health services in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2003–2008
(BioMed Central, 2016)
Abstract Background Access to, and use of, dental health services in Brazil have improved since 2003. The increase of private health care plans and the implementation of ...
La ficción de los servicios de salud.
Lo que hoy conocemos como servicios de salud es una ficción creada, talvez involuntariamente, con hondas repercusiones, más negativas que positivas para la salud. Hace unos 24 siglos, Esculapio dios de la medicina e Hygeia ...
Peruvian Mental Health Reform: A Framework for Scaling-up Mental Health Services
(Kerman University of Medical Sciences, 2017)
BACKGROUND: Mental, neurological, and substance (MNS) use disorders are a leading cause of disability worldwide; specifically in Peru, MNS affect 1 in 5 persons. However, the great majority of people suffering from these ...
Problems with accessibility to health services by persons with disabilities in Sao Paulo, Brazil
(INFORMA HEALTHCARE, 2011)
Purpose. To describe the occurrence of self-reported problems of accessibility to health services used by persons with disabilities in terms of social and health services variables. Methods. We performed a cross-sectional ...
Socioeconomic Inequalities In Dental Health Services In Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2003-2008
(Biomed Central LtdLondon, 2016)