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    Desigualdad social en salud en Colombia: policy brief

    Esta sintesis propone opciones políticas a los decisores gubernamentales responsables de definir la agenda pública para lobrar un desarrollo sostenible en Colombia, que vive una profunda y dramática situación de desigualdad social. Las seguinetes opciones políticas estan basadas en una serie de reco...

    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...

    A resource for developing an evidence synthesis report for policy-making

    Evidence syntheses use multidisciplinary and intersectoral sources of evidence to support policy-making. The Health Evidence Network (HEN) has supported and strengthened the use of evidence in health policy-making in the WHO European Region since 2003. The HEN synthesis report series responds to public h...

    What national and subnational interventions and policies based on Mediterranean and Nordic diets are recommended or implemented in the WHO European Region, and is there evidence of effectiveness in reducing noncommunicable diseases?

    This review focuses on national and subnational Mediterranean diet (MD) and Nordic diet (ND) interventions and policies in the WHO European Region. In the context of increasing noncommunicable disease (NCD) burden and unhealthy diets, there is a need to continue identifying optimal, evidence-informed die...

    What quantitative and qualitative methods have been developed to measure community empowerment at a national level?

    Community empowerment has been frequently studied at subnational levels but it is less clear how to measure it at a national level. Mixed methods approaches would be advantageous, using quantitative data from databases plus qualitative information to derive a range of variables and indicators. This repor...

    Do evidence summaries increase health policy-makers use of evidence from systematic reviews?

    Systematic reviews are important for decision makers. They offer many potential benefits but are often written in technical language, are too long, and do not contain contextual details which makes them hard to use for decision-making. Strategies to promote the use of evidence to decision makers are requ...

    Enhancing the capacity of policy-makers to develop evidence-informed policy brief on infectious diseases of poverty in Nigeria

    The lack of effective use of research evidence in policy-making is a major challenge in most low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). There is need to package research data into effective policy tools that will help policy-makers to make evidence-informed policy regarding infectious diseases of poverty ...

    Policy brief 12: how can gender equity be addressed through health systems?

    Gender differences in health and in how well health systems and health care services meet the needs of women and men are well known: in Europe, there are variations in terms of life expectancy, the risk of mortality and morbidity, health behaviours and in the use of health care services. There is also in...

    STP: Herramientas SUPPORT para la toma de decisiones en políticas de salud informada por la evidencia 17: cómo lidiar con evidencia de investigación insuficiente

    En este artículo abordamos el tema de la toma de decisiones en situaciones donde no se cuenta con suficiente evidencia disponible. Los responsables de la toma de decisiones en políticas a menudo no tienen suficiente evidencia para saber con certeza cuáles serán los impactos de una opción de programa...