Public engagement in setting priorities in health care

Bruni, Rebecca A.; Laupacis, Andreas; Martin, Douglas K.
July 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/1/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p15
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on the essence of public engagement in setting health care priorities in Canada. The authors believe that the public engagement in health care keeps the principle of democracy, improves public trust in health care system and provides a perspective on the values and priorities of the community. They presented a table showing the barriers on public engagement in setting health care priorities and the responses.


Related Articles

  • Campaigning for your community. Linial, George // Healthcare Executive;Jul/Aug1995, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p35 

    Gives advice on how to improve community health status. Need for the support of the entire community; Need for accurate assessment of health status; Need for detailed research; Need to be visible and to monitor community attitudes, opinions and needs.

  • Patient and public involvement in health services and health research: A brief overview of evidence, policy and activity. Staniszewska, Sophie // Journal of Research in Nursing;Jul2009, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p295 

    The article looks at the evidence, policy and activity that show the involvement of patients and the public in local health services and research in Great Britain in 2009. It was stated that the evidence base on patient and public participation remains poor, despite the extensive involvement...

  • Public involvement in health care. Florin, Dominique; Dixon, Jennifer // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/17/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7432, p159 

    Presents an essay on proposed public involvement in British health care. New NHS policy which is promoting public involvement; Question of what public involvement means in this context; Suggestion that public involvement means involvement in strategic decisions about health services and policy...

  • Canadian Public Opinion on Cannabis. Hathaway, Andrew D.; Erickson, Patricia O.; Lucas, Philippe // Canadian Review of Social Policy/Revue Canadienne de Politique S;2007, Issue 59, p44 

    Public attitudes in Canada are clearly in favour of loosening restrictions on cannabis possession. Opinion polls conducted over the past few years show that most Canadians support decriminalizing simple possession and use of marijuana. Recent polls, moreover, suggest that more than half favour...

  • Public Health and the Public Agenda. Thurm, Kevin // Economic Policy Review (19320426);Sep99, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p43 

    Discusses the role of the government and society in addressing public health concerns. Income as predictor of mortality; Poverty and health insurance coverage; Why the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) was created; Minorities in the health profession; Effective communication of health...

  • Abortion rates still rising. Dillner, Luisa // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/29/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6792, p1559 

    Reports the rise of abortion rates in Great Britain. Contribution of the public and doctors in the rise of abortion rates; Trend from the Faculty of Public Health Medicine; Comparison of abortion policy from other countries.

  • Call for Abstracts: Towards global health equity: Opportunities and threats.  // Journal of Public Health Policy;May2011, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p277 

    The article presents a call for papers from the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) and the Ethiopian Public Health Association related to opportunities and challenges towards global health equity to be discussed during the 13th Triennial World Congress on Public Health on...

  • The Role of Community Advisory Boards: Involving Communities in the Informed Consent Process. Strauss, Ronald P.; Sengupta, Sohini; Quinn, Sandra Crouse; Goeppinger, Jean; Spaulding, Cora; Kegeles, Susan M.; Millett, Greg // American Journal of Public Health;Dec2001, Vol. 91 Issue 12, p1938 

    Ethical research involving human subjects mandates that individual informed consent be obtained from research participants or from surrogates when participants are not able to consent for themselves. The existing requirements for informed consent assume that all study participants have personal...

  • The New Health Participation and Access Data from the National Compensation Survey. Ford, Jason L. // Compensation & Working Conditions;Oct2009, p2 

    The article discusses the correlation between health plan participation and health care costs in different occupational groups. It analyzes the data issued by the National Compensation Survey (NCS) on access to and participation in health care benefits, and gives an overview of various types of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics