Use of evidence in heath policies and programs contributions of the instituto nacional de salud

Ericson L. Gutierrez, Marina Piazza, Alfonso Gutierrez-Aguado, Gisely Hijar, Gloria Carmona, Patricia Caballero, Nora Reyes, Carlos Canelo, Juan Pablo Aparco, Romina A. Tejada, Rafael Bolaños-Díaz, Silvia Saravia, Ernesto Gozzer

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Abstract

© 2016, Instituto Nacional de Salud. All rights reserved. This article analyzes some examples about how the Ministry of Health of Peru has used evidence for policy and program formulation, implementation and evaluation. It describes the process by which health budget programs are based and strengthened with scientific evidence. Provides an overview about how the development of clinical guidelines methodology is facilitating the generation of high quality evidence based clinical guidelines.It presents some examples of specific information needs of the Ministry of Health to which the Instituto Nacional de Salud has responded, and the impact of that collaboration. Finally, the article proposes future directions for the use of research methodology especially relevant for the development and evaluation of policy and programs, as well as the development of networks of health technology assessment at the national and international level.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)580-584
Number of pages5
JournalRevista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Publica
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StatePublished - 1 Jul 2016
Externally publishedYes

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    Gutierrez, E. L., Piazza, M., Gutierrez-Aguado, A., Hijar, G., Carmona, G., Caballero, P., Reyes, N., Canelo, C., Aparco, J. P., Tejada, R. A., Bolaños-Díaz, R., Saravia, S., & Gozzer, E. (2016). Use of evidence in heath policies and programs contributions of the instituto nacional de salud. Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Publica, 580-584. https://doi.org/10.17843/rpmesp.2016.333.2308