TITLE

Institutional Development for Public Health: Learning the Lessons, Renewing the Commitment

AUTHOR(S)
Frenk, Julio; González-Block, Miguel Ángel
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Public Health Policy;2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p449
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The authors reflect on the institutional development for public health. They encourage a vigorous global movement to establish and strengthen the national public health institutes (NPHIs) in developing countries. They explore the 20-year experience of Mexico with the National Institute of Public Health (INSP), which illustrate strategic capacity building approaches. They highlight major lessons that may help to take full advantage of the contemporary renewed interest in public health.
ACCESSION #
35676188

 

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