Participación del sector salud en la política de población : Discusiones técnicas
Certain countries in Latin America have established a policy for reducing population growth and others are about to take a decision one way or the other on this important matter. Consequently it is important to delimit the participation of the health sector in the population policy freely established by the Governments. Three principles are basic to the development of that participation: (1) the couple must be absolsutely free to request advice and to apply it in planning the number of children they wish; (2) the government must decide on the kind and type of information that will be made available when advice is requested as well as the facilities for applying it; (3) family planning, in accordance with the resolutions of WHO and PAHO, must be organized as an integral part of health services, in particular maternal and child health servicesThe specific content of the program in countries which have established population policies will vary according to time, place, and population. As a rule, a broad policy has three major components: services, education, and researchWhen the population policy of a government so indicates, the educational activities that form part of a maternal and child health program and family planning program can be aimed at the community as a whole. Nevertheless, the Declaration of the Presidents of the Americas designated the family as the focal point on which all ...(AU)
Participation of the Health Sector in Population Policy
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Determinantes del gasto de bolsillo en salud de la población pobre atendida en servicios de salud públicos en Perú, 2010–2014 Petrera Pavone, Margarita; Jiménez Sánchez, Eduardo (2018-05)[RESUMEN]. Objetivo. El objetivo de este estudio fue averiguar qué factores afectan el gasto de bolsillo en servicios de salud prestados por el MINSA y los gobiernos regionales a la población en condiciones de pobreza ...
Determinants of out-of-pocket spending on health among the poor population served by public services of health in Peru, 2010–2014 Petrera Pavone, Margarita; Jiménez Sánchez, Eduardo (2019-09)[ABSTRACT]. Objective. To ascertain which factors affect out-of-pocket spending on health services provided by the Ministry of Health of Peru and regional governments to the population living in relative poverty between ...
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