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Descriptor English: Health Observatory
Descriptor Spanish: Observatorios de Salud
Descriptor Portuguese: Observatórios de Saúde
Descriptor French: Observatoire de la Santé
Entry term(s): Global Health Observatory
Tree number(s): SP2.021.037.030
Scope note: A virtual policy-oriented center for comprehensive observation and systematic and continuous reporting on relevant aspects of population health and health systems in order to support, in an effective and evidence-based manner, the development of health policies and plans and actions in public health and health systems. The ultimate goal is to contribute to the preservation and improvement of population health, including reducing inequalities. (Free translation from the original: http://dssbr.org/site/2012/03/observatorio-sobre-iniquidades-em-saude/)
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PL policies
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2019
DeCS ID: 57935
Unique ID: DDCS057935
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Health Observatory - Preferred
Concept UI FD00062206
Scope note A virtual policy-oriented center for comprehensive observation and systematic and continuous reporting on relevant aspects of population health and health systems in order to support, in an effective and evidence-based manner, the development of health policies and plans and actions in public health and health systems. The ultimate goal is to contribute to the preservation and improvement of population health, including reducing inequalities. (Free translation from the original: http://dssbr.org/site/2012/03/observatorio-sobre-iniquidades-em-saude/)
Preferred term Health Observatory
Entry term(s) Global Health Observatory



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