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  Research in health promotion and public health

The topics of research in this area have been centered on the analysis of health conditions of the population and specific groups; determinants and factors related to these conditions; and effectiveness and impact of policies and programs in health promotion and public health.

Other topics subject to research and technological development, have approached the theory and the practice of the public health and health promotion; relevance, functioning and use of the systems of information and surveillance to strengthen the decision making processes and health management; strategies of documentation and systematization to strengthen processes of change in favor of health and life quality.

Analysis, thought and development of proposals to strengthen the theory and the practice of health promotion and public health have been the main contribution of this area. With achieve this purpose FUNDESALUD has participated in a continuous way, in national and international networks.

 

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