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Social disparity and oral health
There is a clear reported association between social disparity and oral health, for example, between dental caries and malnutrition in children. This fact is detected in several studies, and also found amongst the Brazilian ...
The Brazilian National Health Agency and the Mental Health Policy in the Context of the Private Health System: developments and challenges
(UNIV SAO PAULO, FAC SAUDE PUBLICASAO PAULO, 2012)
This work analyses the mental health policy-making activity of the Brazilian National Health Agency (ANS), responsible for controlling health insurance companies. Three points are discussed: a) the framework of an economic ...
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" ...
Countdown to 2015 country case studies: systematic tools to address the "black box" of health systems and policy assessment
BACKGROUND: Evaluating health systems and policy (HSP) change and implementation is critical in understanding reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) progress within and across countries. Whilst data for ...
Health equity in the world's most unequal region: A challenge for public policy in Latin America Equidad en salud en la región más desigual del mundo: Un reto de políticas públicas en América Latina
(Instituto Nacional de Salud, 2013)
Re-democratization has transformed the social agenda and the role of the state in Latin America with a growing commitment to health equity and social justice, yet these aspirations are strained by the region's profound ...
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 ...
Collective Health and Psichoanalisis: intermingling concepts in search of strong public policies
(Salud Colectiva Centro Estudios SaludBuenos AiresArgentina, 2008)