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    Síntese de evidências para políticas de saúde: melhorando o cuidado de pacientes com transtornos mentais desinstitucionalizados

    Síntese de opções informadas por evidências, que podem melhorar o acompanhamento do paciente portador de transtorno mental desinstitucionalizado....

    Which are the most effective and cost-effective interventions for tobacco control?

    Tobacco use is a leading cause of preventable premature death in the world today, claiming 1.6 million lives per year in the European Region, with 2 million projected by 2020. Although tobacco deaths are on the rise globally, in some places control policies have managed to reduce smoking. Millions of peo...

    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) ...

    What quantitative and qualitative methods have been developed to measure the implementation of a life-course approach in public health policies at the national level?

    A life-course approach to health and well-being has become a pillar in health policy-making; for example, Member States of the WHO European Region in the 2015 Minsk Declaration resolved to make greater use of a life-course approach in health policies. However, strategies for implementation of a life-cour...

    Estimulando o uso de evidências científicas na tomada de decisão

    Um dos principais desafios das políticas de saúde é promover o uso sistemático de evidências científicas na sua formulação e implementação. Esse desafio é ainda mais significativo em países como o Brasil, onde os resultados das políticas de saúde são condicionados também por fatores socio...

    Preventing interpersonal and self-directed violence and injuries in the Caribbean

    The issue of violence and injuries and its status as a major public health problem has gained significant political traction both internationally and within the Caribbean region during the last two decades. Internationally, the momentum began to build across the Americas in 1993 with PAHO resolution CD37...

    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...

    Policy summary 10: addressing needs in the public health workforce in Europe

    Health systems in Europe face a number of increasingly complex challenges. Globalization, evolving health threats, an ageing society, fi nancial constraints on government spending, and social and health inequalities are some of the most pressing. Such challenges require not only different funding and org...

    Prevenção e controle da dengue no espaço urbano

    A dengue é um dos principais problemas de saúde pública do mundo. A Organização Mundial da Saúde (OMS) estima que entre 50 a 100 milhões de pessoas se infectem anualmente, em mais de 100 países, de todos os continentes, exceto a Europa. Cerca de 550 mil doentes necessitam de hospitalização e 20...