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Hospital Quality: from Crisis to Transparency: The Institutional Career of « Quality Indicators » in France
International audience For several decades, reforms have been implemented in the French hospital sector in order to optimize management and to control health expenses. By following the institutional career of “quality indicators” since the late 1990s, this paper focuses on the social process through...
Cardiovascular risk factors and socio-economic and socio-demographic conditions in Mexico, 2000-2018
Summary Introduction: In high-income countries, socio-economic status is related to differences in the prevalence and incidence of cardiovascular risk factors. In middle-income countries such as Mexico, the evidence is lower, so the aim of the study was to estimate trends in the prevalence of six of...
Drafting of a protocol for the marketing of chemicals at international level in accordance with the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals
[ES]. This work is carried out at TORRECID S.A in Alcora, province of Castellón. This company is a multinational chemical company that supplies products mainly to the glass and ceramics sectors. Products are traded internationally, which requires compliance with the legislation of the country of ori...
In the Name of National Solidarity : importing “Personalized” Care into the Public Hospital. A Study of Palliative Care Professionals
The opening of the first palliative care units (PCUs) within hospitals in the summer of 1987 was met with resistance. Because this health care model emerged from within North America and Britain and the private sector, PCUs were first established in clinics and private hospices before opening in gen...
Aid and Universal Primary Education
Universal Primary Education (UPE) is one of the main objectives of development aid. However, very little empirical evidence of its effectiveness actually exists. Until very recently, the quality of available data was not sufficient to obtain robust results regarding the relationship between internat...
The Custodians of State Policies Dealing With the Financial Crisis: A Comparison Between France and the US
International audience Following the 2008 global economic crisis and rolling out of austerity measures, elites of the state seem to have become a “political species” of their own, now under threat of extinction. The study of the health and defense policy reforms in France and the US during the 1990s...
‘Non-banking, better than doing anything else’: risk, masculinity and social class among Paraguayan workers in the construction industry of the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area
This work analyses the relationship between the representations of the occupational risk that prevail between Paraguayan workers in the construction industry of the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires and the process of exploiting their workforce. It is assumed that the notions of risk emanating from...
The concept of economic security of the hospital: A new look at the levers of control
peer reviewed Despite a significant progress achieved in the healthcare sector during last decades, we need to admit the fact that many urgent problems remain unsolved even in well developed countries. Along with other major factors, economic causes of these problems hold a prominent position. It is...
Proposal for the design of a manual of procedures for the Continuing Training Unit of the Valencian School of Health Studies (Conselleria de Sanidad)
[ES] Continued training is related to the activity and job of a person. Its aim is to maintain or improve professional competence, knowledge, skills and abilities in order to increase the quality of services. This work by Fin de Carrera (TFC) is intended to study the administrative management proces...
25 years of National Health Policy in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau: Memories of its Strategic Health Planning
The Republic of Guinea-Bissau (RGB), a fragile state characterised by political and institutional instability, has been carrying out the Strategic Planning for the Health Sector (PES) exercise since 1993. The sectoral strategic documents — National Health Development Plans (NSDP) — demonstrate capac...
Engaging Ethical Issues Associated with Research and Public Health Interventions During Humanitarian Crises: Review of a Dialogic Workshop
On November 7th, 2014 the Humanitarian Health Ethics Workshop was held at McGill University, in Montreal. Co-hosted by the Montreal Health Equity Research Consortium and the Humanitarian Health Ethics Network, the event included six presentations and extensive discussion amongst participants, includ...
Economic analysis of emergence and development of private healthcare in Algeria
In Algeria, the health field has changed with the emergence and expansion of the private healthcare sector profit in its two components: private clinics and physicians in liberal, thus ending the hegemony over three decades the public sector. A hybrid system where care has resulted in a public secto...
Trajectories of innovation in the health care sector: the case of Belgian nursing homes.
Nursing homes are a fast-growing sector facing huge and sometimes barely reconcilable challenges that are at the heart of the provision of services. Nursing homes are constantly seeking compromise solutions and are thereby forced to innovate in numerous fields. Under the light of the French Conventi...
A public/private partnership experiment in the area of social health protection in Tanzania
International audience An NGO, the Centre International de Développement et de Recherche (CIDR, International Centre for Development and Research), supported a network of mutual health organisations in the Mbozi district of the Mbeya region in Tanzania. The target population were households living i...
Ethical approach to aggression situations involving dependent patients and doctors
Healthcare workers often face aggressive patient behaviour. When a dependent patient is involved, the situation becomes more complex as this is the weakest and is not responsible for the aggressive act. The child who is taken to the doctor is likely to be ill. However, if an adult conflicts with a p...
Managing the environmental risks associated with the exploitation of parent rock hydrocarbons
The hydrocarbons retained within the rock where they were generated are called ‘gas and mother rock oil’ (GHRM). They differ from hydrocarbons that migrated over time to accumulate, when the geological context has allowed it, in ‘conventional tanks’ made up of porous rocks operated using ‘convention...
The social challenges of interdisciplinary work. The example of comprehensive user care
"titrebSummary '/titreb. This article aims to reflect on the issue of social work in the context of the overall coverage of users by professionals with different training courses. The term interdisciplinarity should be used here in the context of exchanges between professionals on their practices. W...
Designing ICT information literacy actions for health sector professionals in Cuba
Access, use and ownership of information and communication technologies (ICT) is a priority in countries undergoing comprehensive development processes. This research shows the efforts made in Cuba (Guáimaro, Camagüey province) to contribute to the pedagogical and scientific preparation of professio...
Governance and management of urban household waste in Abidjan: the case of the municipalities of Cocody, Yopougon and Abobo
The focus of the study is on the management of household waste (DM) in the city of Abidjan, which has been going through constant insalubrity crises for many years. In response to the increase in waste generation, there are real shortcomings in the institutional powers responsible for remediation. T...
Mental health and precariousness
'pbThe phenomenon of social exclusion is the result, according to psychologist Alexandre Vexliard, of the meeting between specific life stories, social conditions and personality traits. These extremely precarious situations cause significant mental suffering. It was not until the 1990s that the pro...
Public health and especially primary care strategies at municipal and pandemic level: The San Antero case, Córdoba, Colombia
This work addresses access to health for the inhabitants of San Antero, municipality of the department of Córdoba, Colombia, on the basis of the presence of a second level departmental system and a local system based on the first level. The focus is on 2018 and 2019, prior to the pandemic, and then...
Opinion of the Academy of Sciences on the French nuclear sector
Opinion of the Academy of Sciences on the French nuclear sector, 10 January 2012, 3 p. http://www.academie-sciences.fr/activite/rapport/avis170112.pdf In its meeting of 10 January 2012, the Academy of Sciences took stock of the nuclear challenge facing our country ten months after the major accident...
Feminisation of health professions in France: framing data
‘titrebSummary’/titrebIn the health sector, women account for a very large majority in 2003, accounting for three quarters of professionals working in the sector. However, feminisation, which has traditionally been strong in most of these professions, is growing, with an increasing number of young g...
Part-time work and other occupational risk factors for suicide among working women in the Swiss National Cohort.
The aim of this study was to describe the factors associated with mortality by suicide among working women focusing on work-related factors. The study population consisted in all Swiss residents recorded in the 1990 and/or the 2000 compulsory national censuses and were linked to emigration and morta...
THE INFORMATION SOCIETY AND ITS POLICY AGENDA: TOWARDS A HUMAN RIGHTS-BASED APPROACH
This article reviews the existing broad variety of theories on the Information Society, including market or labour force-based approaches, stressing the expansion of the information sector and the increasing importance of knowledge work, technically deterministic concepts based upon the ideas of the...