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    Síntese de evidências para políticas de saúde: melhorando o cuidado de adolescentes com doença falciforme

    A doença falciforme é uma das doenças hereditárias mais comuns no mundo. No estado de São Paulo, a incidência de doença falciforme é de um para quatro mil (1:4.000) nascidos vivos. Uma mutação no gene que produz a hemoglobina A origina, por meio de herança recessiva, a hemoglobina S (HbS). Em ...

    Examining the impact of drop-in centres

    The three reviews with evidence regarding the impact of drop-in centres were conducted recently. Two of the reviews (both of medium quality) focused on adult day centres for older adults,(10;11) and the third (a high-quality review) focused on interventions for promoting reintegration and reducing harmfu...

    Supporting parents in making informed decisions in relation to their children’s health needs

    Momentum for patient and caregiver engagement in health and social care is growing across Ontario.(1) This is evidenced by a number of recently released strategies and frameworks highlighting the importance of involving Ontarians in their own care as informed consumers of health and social services. One ...

    Primary or specialist medical care: which is more equitable? A policy brief

    Equity in health and equitable access to healthcare has been at the core of health policy in India. The key policy challenge has been how to make that possible? Various health insurance schemes such as the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana and Arogyasri seek to improve poor people’s access to specialist m...

    Effective care for high-need patients: opportunities for improving outcomes, outcomes, value, and health

    Today, 1 percent of patients account for more than 20 percent of health care expenditures, and 5 percent account for nearly half of the nation’s spending on health care (Figure S-1) (Mitchell, 2016). Improving care management for this population while balancing quality and associated costs is at the fo...

    Strategies de viabilisation de l’assurance maladie universelle au Burkina Faso

    Cette note de politique a été élaborée par l’équipe pays du projet « Soutenir l’utilisation des bases factuelles issues de la recherche (SURE) dans les politiques de santé en Afrique ». Elle porte sur les stratégies de viabilisation de l’assurance maladie universelle au Burkina Faso. Les f...

    Issue brief: developing a 'rapid-response' program for health system decision-makers in Canada

    A gap exists in efforts to support the use of research evidence between ‘self-serve’ approaches such as ‘one-stop shops’ for research evidence (e.g., Health Systems Evidence – www.healthsystemsevidence.org) and ‘fullserve’ approaches such as convening stakeholder dialogues with health-syste...