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The Mental Health Care Model In Brazil: Analyses Of The Funding, Governance Processes, And Mechanisms Of Assessment
(Revista de Saúde PublicaSão Paulo, 2017)
Health-system reform and universal health coverage in Latin America
Starting in the late 1980s, many Latin American countries began social sector reforms to alleviate poverty, reduce socioeconomic inequalities, improve health outcomes, and provide financial risk protection. In particular, ...
From recommendations to practice: eight years of challenges for children's health in primary care services in the interior of Sao Paulo State, Brazil
(Cadernos Saude Publica, 2018-01-01)
This article aims to identify changes in indicators for the organization of children's health services in primary care in the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. An evaluative study was conducted with three series of cross-sectional ...
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 ...
Countdown to 2015 country case studies: systematic tools to address the "black box" of health systems and policy assessment
(BioMed Central, 2016)
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 ...
Human papillomavirus-associated oropharyngeal cancer: Prioritizing preventive policies in males
The incidence of oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) has increased inthe last two decades in spite of the global reduction in tobaccouse, the primary risk factor for this neoplasm. This fact has beenattributed to OPC’s association ...