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    Acesso de gestantes a serviços de saúde bucal na Atenção Primária à Saúde

    Esta revisão rápida foi comissionada e subsidiada pelo Ministério da Saúde, no âmbito do projeto GEREB-010-FIO-20 e faz parte da Coleção "Rapid response for health promotion". Contexto: Conforme a Política Nacional de Saúde Bucal, as práticas de saúde bucal (SB) estão incorporadas em todos os...

    Identifying indicators and rates of poverty among older adults

    At any age living in poverty and economic insecurity affects all aspects of an individual`s well-being, but there is a unique burden for seniors given that it is often combined with challenges associated with aging, such as multimorbidity, reduced mobility and independence, and loss of community and soci...

    Identifying how area-based socio-economic Indicators are measured in Canada

    Socio-economic status (SES) is (based on the definition from BC Stats) a measure of the economic and social status of an individual or group of individuals based on education, income, occupation, and other relevant indicators, relative to other members of the population.(1) Given that it is an indicator ...

    What are the main factors that influence the implementation of disease prevention and health promotion programmes in children and adolescents?

    Many disease prevention and health promotion programmes are directed at the health of children and young people because they can prevent both immediate problems (mortality and morbidity) and long-term problems. However, even where there is evidence to support such public health interventions, implementat...

    Public health aspects of migrant health: a review of the evidence on health status for labour migrants in the European Region

    A systematic search of scholarly and grey literature found 33 studies published in English between 2005 and 2015: 16 assessing the success of specific policies or interventions for labour migrants and 17 with best practice recommendations for policy-making. Documentation status, high socioeconomic status...

    Public health aspects of migrant health: a review of the evidence on health status for undocumented migrants in the European Region

    Undocumented migrants are people within a country without the necessary documents and permits. They are considered at higher risk for health problems because of their irregular status and the consequences of economic and social marginalization. A systematic review found 122 documents that suggested polic...

    Public health aspects of migrant health: a review of the evidence on health status for refugees and asylum seekers in the European Region

    Refugees and asylum seekers are defined in many ways, but can be considered as those who did not make a voluntary choice to leave their country of origin and cannot return home in safety. Outcome data are limited and mostly focused on perinatal and mental health but do suggest significant levels of unmet...

    What is the evidence on effectiveness of empowerment to improve health?

    Within the last decades, social exclusion, disparities, and absolute poverty – almost 3 billion people living on less than US $2.00 per day – have grown despite globalization and rising per-capita income in many developing nations. Income ratios of the richest 20% of the population to the poorest 20%...

    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...