Revista de Saúde Pública
versão impressa ISSN 0034-8910
HERNANDEZ, Patricia et al. Teaching of health economics in Mexico: five years of experience. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1994, vol.28, n.3, pp. 238-242. ISSN 0034-8910. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101994000300012.
Teaching strategies for a new specialty constitute a challenge to ensure the rapid development of human resources for the purpose of supporting these activities. In the health economics field a plan was applied for coping with the needs of teaching activities in the field. The activities developed in the plan are presented in this paper, included under the following items: A. Theoretical organization of the contents of the subject. B. Organization of contents according to the students' needs. C. Support given to teachers. D. The whole strategy also includes: academic interchange, technical advisory services, dissemination of results through meetings, publications and academic organizations. E. Median term agenda: Human resources; Financial resources; Teaching strategies; Interaction between health services and decision makers; and Collabortive network.
Palavras-chave : Health economics; Teaching.