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SR Bertolini

Health Policies for Cleft Lip and/or Palate in Brazil: What's New?

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.560
Synopsis: 
This study verified and discussed health policies developed for the treatment of cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) in Brazil in the last 16 years. There was the creation of new healthcare policies for CL/P in the country during this period. However in practice, means that allow the integral attention with regionalized and hierarchic organization, still they have not been established.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To verify and discuss health policies developed for the treatment of cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) in Brazil in the last 16 years.

Methods: This was a descriptive study carried out through documental search on the World Wide Web.

Accepted: 
11 Jan, 2017
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e-Published: 26 Jan, 2017

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