SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.39 special issueDecentralization and regionalization in health in Spain: trajectories, characteristics and conditionsThe public-private mix and the hospital financing arrangements in Brazil author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand

Journal

Article

Indicators

Related links

Share


Saúde em Debate

Print version ISSN 0103-1104On-line version ISSN 2358-2898

Abstract

ALBUQUERQUE, Mariana Vercesi de  and  VIANA, Ana Luiza d'Ávila. Prospects for the region and networks in Brazilian health policy. Saúde debate [online]. 2015, vol.39, n.spe, pp.28-38. ISSN 2358-2898.  https://doi.org/10.5935/0103-1104.2015S005390.

Regions and health care networks are strategies recently adopted in the Brazilian health policy. Leading questions: what conceptions of region and health networks inform the policy, how are they combined, at what times and with what objectives? The aim of this study is to analyze the prospects for the region and networks adopted in health policy in the period of 2001-2011. We used the reference of human geography (critical geography) and public policies analysis (historical institutionalism), bibliographic research, documentary research and secondary data. Were defined three induction phases apart from these strategies, guided by different theoretical and political views and national and international interests.

Keywords : Regional health planning; Health policy; Unified Health System; Health planning; Delivery of health care.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in Portuguese     · Portuguese ( pdf )