Production Development Partnership in Healthcare: Public procurement within the Brazilian development agenda

Laís Silveira Costa Antoine Metten Ignácio José Godinho Delgado About the authors

ABSTRACT

By reflecting their systemic nature, the Production Development Partnerships (PDP) in Healthcare represent a shift in healthcare policy and constitute the main instrument of public action on the part of the healthcare development policy community. Considering the importance of healthcare to a national development trajectory that combines economic competitiveness and social inclusion, this article aims to analyze the political and institutional factors that affect national development in healthcare policy, by highlighting the PDP. In order to do so, it uses the theoretical framework of cognitive analysis of public policies to identify how institutions manage their strategies and the preferences of the actors involved, and how they influence the results of public action.

KEYWORDS
Health policy; Health sciences, technology and innovation management; Public policy

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