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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2011) 36 (2): 317–352.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Eduardo J. Gómez Using a temporal approach dividing the reform process into two periods, this article explains how both Brazil and the United States were slow to respond to AIDS. However, Brazil eventually outpaced the United States in its response due to international rather than democratic...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2013) 38 (1): 123–159.
Published: 01 February 2013
... groups and social movements in response to AIDS and tuberculosis in Brazil, and when and why the government eventually responded more aggressively to AIDS but not tuberculosis. Evidence from Brazil suggests that the policy influence of interest groups and social movements evolves over time and is more...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 73–99.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Eduardo J. Gómez Abstract Why do governments pursue obesity legislation? And is the case of Brazil unique compared with other nations when considering the politics of policy reform? Using a nested analytic approach to comparative research, I found that theoretical frameworks accounting for why...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 423–450.
Published: 01 June 2016
...-saving drugs. Compliance with IP protections is mandatory for members of the World Trade Organization (WTO). However, because of the costs associated with IP implementation we should expect late and/or poor implementation in middle-income countries. Surprisingly, this was not the case in Brazil. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 515–526.
Published: 01 June 1984
...Barbara Janowitz; Sylvia Wallace; Galba Araujo; Lorena Araujo This paper examines factors associated with the cesarean birth rate, including medical condition and method of payment, in the largest maternity hospital of Fortaleza. Brazil. Data were collected on 5996 women who delivered at the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2008) 33 (1): 53–91.
Published: 01 February 2008
.... Examining the case of Brazil, I argue that the rush to decentralize health services to municipalities has, in the absence of sufficient financial and technical assistance from the federal and state governments, increased state-municipal conflict over the management of health policy, limiting municipalities...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 3–11.
Published: 01 February 2015
... become increasingly exposed to international pressures and norms and focused on more effective, equitable health care systems. There are several lessons learned from the case studies of Brazil, Ghana, India, China, Vietnam, and Thailand in this special issue on the global and domestic politics of health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 157–180.
Published: 01 February 1985
... services in low-income sections of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Copyright © 1985 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1985 Heuristic Approaches to Decision-Making in the Delivery of Primary Health Care within Developing Regions Barnett R. Parker...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 556–558.
Published: 01 June 1984
... extensively in Brazil, where she has provided technical assistance to numerous surveys of maternal-child health and family planning needs. She has worked with Dr. and Mrs. Araujo on an evaluation of a traditional birth attendant (TBA) training program in Northeast Brazil, and is currently working...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2008) 33 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 February 2008
.... Eduardo Gómez’s article on Brazil’s efforts to delegate health management and policy tasks to local governments illus- trates a similar point. Gómez points out that the success of devolution efforts depends in part on the preexisting administrative capacity of local governments. While state...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 311–313.
Published: 01 June 2016
... crises. Finally, Elize Massard da Fonseca and Francisco Inácio Bastos conduct a case study of patent regulation in Brazil to examine larger questions pertaining to policy making in middle-income countries. There is concern that middle-income countries are primarily susceptible to the influence of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 289–293.
Published: 01 April 2010
... types of democracies have responded differently to AIDS. This is even more puzzling when he com- pares Brazil to South Africa, two nations that transitioned from authori- tarian rule during the same period and shared similar levels of socio­ economic development and ethnic diversity yet had...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 294–296.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., especially AIDS. Lieberman is struck by the fact that similar types of democracies have responded differently to AIDS. This is even more puzzling when he com- pares Brazil to South Africa, two nations that transitioned from authori- tarian rule during the same period and shared similar levels of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 296–301.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., especially AIDS. Lieberman is struck by the fact that similar types of democracies have responded differently to AIDS. This is even more puzzling when he com- pares Brazil to South Africa, two nations that transitioned from authori- tarian rule during the same period and shared similar levels of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2011) 36 (2): 223–226.
Published: 01 April 2011
... the reimportation of drugs into the United States were lifted: the savings would be modest, and the overall impact would be negative. Finally, Eduardo J. Gómez asks why Brazil moved faster than the United States in its response to the HIV/AIDS crisis: the key seems to be a com- bination of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2014) 39 (3): 591–631.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the development and negotiation of the FCTC, which came into force in 2005. We then examine developments in national-level tobacco control policies in Canada, the United States, and Brazil involving tobacco flavoring and additive bans and packaging restrictions in Australia that opponents have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2011) 36 (2): 363–365.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Eduardo J. Gómez is an assistant professor of public policy at Rutgers University at Camden. His research focuses on the politics of government response to health epi- demics and inequalities in the United States and Brazil. He has published articles in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2013) 38 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 2013
...-­ based policy fads exist in other countries, and what explains variations in state investment? Eduardo Gómez looks at these important questions in his case study of Brazil. He finds that Brazil invested earlier and more heavily in HIV/AIDS than in tuberculosis despite scientific investigations...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 305–307.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... Eduardo J. Gómez is an assistant professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers University at Camden. A political scientist by training, he has published on the politics of government response to health epidemics in Brazil, the United States, India, China, and Russia...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2017) 42 (3): 485–512.
Published: 01 June 2017
... represent only 19 percent of the region's population (WHO 2013a ). Mexico, Brazil, Chile, and Peru are all countries not included in the survey. Moreover, the survey offers measurements of state “strength” not in terms of health services and delivery, but uniformly analyzes metrics of infant or maternal...