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    Síntese de evidências para políticas de saúde: enfrentando o beribéri em terras indígenas

    Esta síntese de evidências foi construída por meio de consulta a atores-chave relacionados ao tema. A Secretaria Especial de Saúde Indígena (Sesai) do Ministério da Saúde foi consultada em reuniões periódicas, ao longo do desenvolvimento da pesquisa, de modo a melhor definir o tema e o enfoque d...

    Designing a rapid response program to support evidence-informed decisionmaking in the Americas region: using the best available evidence and case studies

    Implement. sci; 11 (117), 2017
    Background: The objective of this work was to inform the design of a rapid response program to support evidence-informed decision-making in health policy and practice for the Americas region. Specifically, we focus on the following: (1) What are the best ethodological approaches for rapid reviews of the ...

    Assessing the impact of knowledge communication and dissemination strategies targeted at health policy-makers and managers: an overview of systematic reviews

    The use of research evidence as an input for health decision-making is a need for most health systems. There are a number of approaches for promoting evidence use at different levels of the health system, but knowledge of their effectiveness is still scarce. The objective of this overview was to evaluate...

    Using research evidence for policy-making: rapid response

    The Evidence-informed Policy Network (EVIPNet) Europe is an initiative of the WHO Regional Office for Europe. It supports WHO Member States to develop a culture and practice of designing health policies based on the best available research evidence. Annual Network meetings with a different composition of...

    Síntese de evidências para políticas de saúde: reduzindo as taxas de cirurgia cesariana no Brasil

    O problema: O Brasil é o segundo país com as taxas mais elevadas de cirurgia cesariana no mundo, muito além da recomendação de 10 a 15% da Organização Mundial da Saúde (WHO et al., 2015). O uso excessivo e desnecessário de tecnologias na atenção ao parto e nascimento tem contribuído para aume...

    Should mass screening for prostate cancer be introduced at the national level?

    Prostate cancer is a major cause of death among men, with over 56,000 deaths in the European Union in 1998. There are no obvious preventive strategies, therefore screening has been considered to reduce the number of deaths. Opportunistic screening is widely carried out but there are no known national pro...

    Investment for health and well-being: a review of the social return on investment from public health policies to support implementing the Sustainable Development Goals by building on Health 2020

    Governments across the WHO European Region need to take urgent action to address the growing public health, inequality, economic and environmental challenges in order to achieve sustainable development (meeting current needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs) ...

    Key policies for addressing the social determinants of health and health inequities

    Evidence indicates that actions within four main themes (early child development, fair employment and decent work, social protection, and the living environment) are likely to have the greatest impact on the social determinants of health and health inequities. A systematic search and analysis of recommen...

    Evidence on mechanisms and tools for use of health information for decision-making

    The World Health Assembly in 2005 urged Member States to establish or strengthen knowledge transfer mechanisms to support evidence-informed health policies and health care delivery. The European Health Information Initiative was set up to strengthen the use of evidence, information and research for polic...