Resultados: 6

    Using evidence-informed policies to tackle overweight and obesity in Chile

    Overweight and obesity are a global epidemic with rates having risen to alarming levels in both developed and developing countries. Chile has been no exemption, with sharp increases in obesity prevalence, especially among school-age children. This paper describes the policy actions and strategies impleme...

    The Evidence-Informed Policy Network (EVIPNet) in Chile: lessons learned from a year of coordinated efforts

    Informing the health policymaking process with the best available scientific evidence has become relevant to health systems globally. Knowledge Translation Platforms (KTP), such as the World Health Organization's Evidence Informed Policy Networks (EVIPNet), are a recognized strategy for linking research ...

    The implementation of the bioequivalence certification policy in Chile: an analysis of market authorization data

    PLoS One; 14 (5), 2019
    Affordability is a key barrier to access to medicines. Generic medicines policies can address this barrier and promote access. Successful uptake of generic medicines depends, in part, on ensuring that these products are interchangeable with reference products. Typically, bioequivalence certification is e...

    Evaluation of the effects of a generic substitution policy implemented in Chile

    BMJ Glob. Health; 4 (2), 2019
    Chile implemented a generic substitution policy in 2014 to improve access to medicines. This study aims to measure if the generic substitution policy had an effect on the sales volume and prices of referent and the branded generic products with demonstrated bioequivalence (BEQ) in the private pharmaceuti...