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    Promovendo o desenvolvimento na primeira infância

    A primeira infância é uma etapa fundamental para o desenvolvimento, em termos cognitivos, socioemocionais e físicos. A importância do investimento no desenvolvimento infantil (DI) ou políticas de primeira infância fundamenta-se em vários argumentos. O principal é o direito de todas as crianças a...

    Optimizing clinical practice in Ontario based on data, evidence and guidelines

    Optimizing clinical practice based on data, evidence and guidelines is a challenge faced in every health system around the world. The way the challenge manifests itself at the level of the patient has been remarkably consistent over time: tough decisions made at the intersection of clinical expertise, pa...

    Issue brief: addressing the integration of nurse practitioners in primary healthcare settings in Canada

    Nurse practitioners are ‘registered nurses with additional educational preparation and experience who possess and demonstrate the competencies to autonomously diagnose, order and interpret diagnostic tests, prescribe pharmaceuticals and perform specific procedures within their legislated scope of pract...

    Improving health care financing in Ethiopia

    The purpose of this report is to inform deliberations among policymakers and stakeholders. It summarises the best available evidence regarding the design and implementation of policies for improving health care financing. The report was prepared as a background document to be discussed at meetings attend...

    Policy summary 13: public reporting in health and long-term care to facilitate provider choice

    The availability of public reporting initiatives on the quality of health and longterm care providers has increased since the 1990s when many countries began introducing choice of care provider policies. One of the primary reasons for public reporting of quality information is to assist patients and user...

    Evidence brief: strengthening primary healthcare in Canada

    Primary healthcare includes first-contact services delivered by a range of providers. Most commonly in Canada these providers are general practitioners and family physicians. However, increasingly these providers can also include nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and telephone advice lines, among others....

    Where are the patients in decision-making about their own care?

    The policy issue: patient engagementOccasionally, all citizens have to make important health decisions that affecthealth outcomes. Strategies to support patient education and engagementshould therefore be a fundamental plank of health policy. Also, patients canplay an important role in understanding the ...

    Maintenir la présence des personnels soignants dans les formations sanitaires rurales enclavées au Cameroun

    Cette note d’information stratégique a été préparée à la demande de la Direction des Ressources Humaines du Ministère de la Santé Publique pour informer les délibérations préparatoires à l’élaboration de la stratégie nationale de développement des ressources humaines pour la santé dan...

    Retaining human resources for health in remote rural areas in Cameroon: executive summary

    This policy brief was prepared at the request of the Human Resources Directorate of the Ministry of Public Health to inform the deliberations leading to the development of the national strategic plan for the health workforce. It describes the magnitude, the consequences and the underlying factors of the ...