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

Frenk, Julio; González-Block, Miguel Ángel
December 2008
Journal of Public Health Policy;2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p449
Academic Journal
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.


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