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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 ...
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 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" ...
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, ...
PUBLIC HEALTH ETHICS: TOWARDS A RESEARCH AGENDA
(Centro Interdisciplinario de Estudios en Bioética, Universidad de Chile, 2003)
Global Mental Health and systems of diagnostic classification: clinical and cultural perspectives
(Universidad de Chile, 2016)
Historical and conceptual aspects of Global Health and Global Mental Health are examined and topics such as resources, professional and social attitudes toward mental disorders, the multidimensional experience of getting ...