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Descriptor English: Health Policy
Descriptor Spanish: Política de Salud
Descriptor política sanitaria
Entry term(s) política de salud
política nacional de atención a la salud
política nacional de salud
política sanitaria nacional
políticas de salud
políticas de salud pública
políticas gubernamentales y organización
políticas sanitarias
Scope note: Decisiones, generalmente adoptadas por los responsables de los gobiernos, para determinar presentes y futuros objetivos relativos al sistema de atención sanitaria.
Descriptor Portuguese: Política de Saúde
Descriptor French: Politique de santé
Entry term(s): Government Policies and Organization
Health Policies
Health Policies, National
Health Policy, National
Health Public Policies
Health Public Policy
Healthcare Policies
Healthcare Policy
National Health Policies
National Health Policy
Policies, Health
Policies, National Health
Policy, Health
Policy, Healthcare
Policy, National Health
Public Health Policies
Public Health Policy
Tree number(s): I01.655.500.608.400
I01.880.604.825.608.400
N03.623.500.608.428
SH1.010.010.030
SP1.001
VS1.001.004
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006291
Scope note: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.
Annotation: specify state or country or other body if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
TD trends
Previous Indexing: National Health Programs (1977-1979)
Public Policy (1978-1979)
Public MeSH Note: 80
History Note: 80
Related: Health Conferences DeCS
DeCS ID: 6442
Unique ID: D006291
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1979/06/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Health Policy - Preferred
Concept UI M0009883
Scope note Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.
Preferred term Health Policy
Entry term(s) Health Policies
Healthcare Policies
Healthcare Policy
Policies, Health
Policy, Health
Policy, Healthcare
National Health Policy - Narrower
Concept UI M0009884
Preferred term National Health Policy
Entry term(s) Health Policies, National
Health Policy, National
National Health Policies
Policies, National Health
Policy, National Health
Public Health Policy - Narrower
Concept UI FD00061395
Scope note Set of actions, legal and budgetary framework generated by the procedure and government institutions. They are legitimized through laws or regulations and promote changes in behavior of institutions and individuals in relation to a sectoral or thematic issue. (Free translation from the original: DUNN W.N. About public policy analysis ; a introduction. New Jersey; Prentice Hall, 1993)
Preferred term Public Health Policy
Entry term(s) Government Policies and Organization
Health Public Policies
Health Public Policy
Public Health Policies



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