Revista de Saúde Pública
On-line version ISSN 1518-8787
Print version ISSN 0034-8910
GREEN, Lawrence W.. Policies for decentralization and development of health education. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1988, vol.22, n.3, pp.217-220. ISSN 1518-8787. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101988000300008.
How the policy of action and professional standards have influenced the development and decentralization of health education is discussed. It is concluded that a review of policies both of developing as well as of developed countries could help to put some observations into a perspective that is closer to the Brazilian reality.
Keywords : Health education [trends]; Health policy; Decentralization.