Conference Report: "Health Policy and Programs Evaluative Research for Social Change". An Ibero-American Symposium

Francisco Mercado-Martínez, Denise Gastaldo, Maria Lúcia Bosi, Sergio Carvalho, Esther Wiesenfeld, Euclides Sánchez, Irma Xóchitl Fuentes-Uribe

Abstract


This is a report of the "Health Policy and Programs Evaluative Research for Social Change" Ibero-American Symposium held in Guadalajara, Mexico November 1-3, 2006. Attendees represented eight countries, and were associated with NGO's and academic and health services organizations. The most important themes included in the debates were the meaning of qualitative and evaluative health research for social change, the challenges of teaching for change, ethical challenges, and possibilities for making the findings of qualitative research available to different groups or stakeholders (users, policy makers, professionals, and the population as a whole).
URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0802194

Keywords


research; evaluation; qualitative; health; programs; social change



DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17169/fqs-9.2.437

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