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Oral Health in Brazil - Part I: public oral health policies
(Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa Odontológica, 2008)
This paper reviews the historical development of public health policies in Brazil and the insertion of oral health in this context. Since 1988, Brazil established a Unified National Health System ("Sistema Único de Saúde" ...
The reaction of stakeholders to the role of the Brazilian Federal Agency for health plans
The role of the newly created brazilian regulatory agency for the health plans market is a work in progress. In this paper, the author describes the brazilian healthcare system structure and evolution, in order to put in ...
Health education for seniors: An analysis in light of paulo freire's perspective
Background: The ageing population is one of the hardest challenges for current public health. However, for proper attention to the elders, the development of reachable social and health policies consistent with the real ...
The relationship between health care and teaching activities in the context of the Health Care Reform
The new laws of the health reform in Chile, modified the preexistent relationship between teaching and health care activities. This relationship allows the training of health care professionals by Universities, in the ...