Ciência & Saúde Coletiva
On-line version ISSN 1678-4561Print version ISSN 1413-8123
KLIGERMAN, Débora Cynamon et al. Health and environmental indicator systems in health institutions. Ciênc. saúde coletiva [online]. 2007, vol.12, n.1, pp.199-211. ISSN 1678-4561. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-81232007000100023.
This article presents a discussion on conceptual and methodological aspects involved in the establishment of a system of indicators for Health and Environment, with the purpose of integrating the management of research, education and health services institutes while also taking Biosafety into account. The initial task was the study of international indicator models, paying special attention to the World Health Organization model, more apropriate to this article, which was used in the process of collection, organization and synthesis of data. This work aims to create methodological instruments for the monitoring and evaluation of these procedures and support the decision making process.
Keywords : Indicator; Public health; Environmental management and biosafety.