Tag Archives: Decision Making

Long-Term Care in Latin America and the Caribbean? Theory and Policy Considerations

Inter-American Development Bank Martín Caruso Bloeck, Sebastian Galiani, Pablo Ibarrarán IDB Working Paper Series ; 834 Published online: August, 2017 Abstract / Resumen: This paper discusses theoretical and practical issues related to long-term care (LTC) services in Latin America. Demand for these services will rise as the region undergoes a swift demographic transition from its […]


Designing a rapid response program to support evidence-informed decision-making in the Americas region: using the best available evidence and case studies

Contribution from our valuable members. Thank you!! Authors: Michelle M. Haby, Evelina Chapman, Rachel Clark, Jorge Barreto, Ludovic Reveiz, John N. Lavis Implementation Science (2016) 11:117 Published online: August 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Background:  The objective of this work was to inform the design of a rapid response program to support evidence-informed decision-making in health policy […]


Priority Setting for Universal Health Coverage: We Need Evidence-Informed Deliberative Processes, Not Just More Evidence on Cost-Effectiveness

Int J Health Policy Manag. 2016;5(x):x–x. doi:10.15171/ijhpm.2016.83 Abstract / Resumen: Priority setting of health interventions is generally considered as a valuable approach to support low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in their strive for universal health coverage (UHC). However, present initiatives on priority setting are mainly geared towards the development of more cost-effectiveness information, and this evidence […]


Public Health Ethics: Cases Spanning the Globe

Book. Public Health Ethics Analysis. Volume 32016 Published online: April 2016 Abstract This book, published by Springer as part of its Public Health Ethics Analysis series, is a resource for training on public health ethics that alternates presentations on key public health ethics topics with cases from different parts of the world on various ethical […]


Team Grant: Canada-Latin America-Caribbean Zika Virus Program = Subvention d’équipe: Programme sur le virus Zika Canada-Caraïbes-Amérique latine

Important Dates / Dates importantes Application Deadline: 12 July 2016 Anticipated Notice of Decision: 30 September 2016 Funding start date: 1 October 2016  Contact Information / Pour toute demande de renseignements Telephone: 613-954-1968 Toll Free: 1-888-603-4178 Email: support@cihr-irsc.gc.ca Summary: This funding opportunity on Zika virus is in response to the virus outbreak in the Americas […]


Enhancing evidence informed policymaking in complex health systems: lessons from multi-site collaborative approaches

Health Research Policy and Systems 14 (2016): 20
Published online: 17 March 2016


Applying Modeling to Improve Health and Economic Policy Decisions in the Americas: The Case of Noncommunicable Diseases

Pan American Health Organization
ISBN: 978-92-75-11865-8
Published online: 2015


Policy Brief: Quality of Care – What are effective policy options for governments in low- and middle-income countries to improve and regulate the quality of ambulatory care?

The World Health Organization – Regional Office for the Western Pacific
Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies