Frederico Guanais

Summary

Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Primary care and avoidable hospitalizations: evidence from Brazil
    Frederico Guanais
    Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger, Brasilia, Brazil
    J Ambul Care Manage 32:115-22. 2009
  2. doi request reprint The health effects of decentralizing primary care in Brazil
    Frederico C Guanais
    Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger, Brasilia, Brazil
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1127-35. 2009
  3. pmc Evaluation of the impact of the Family Health Program on infant mortality in Brazil, 1990-2002
    James Macinko
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University, New York, NY 10012 1172, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:13-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Going to scale with community-based primary care: an analysis of the family health program and infant mortality in Brazil, 1999-2004
    James Macinko
    University of Pennsylvania, RWJF Health and Society Scholars program, 3641 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:2070-80. 2007

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Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Primary care and avoidable hospitalizations: evidence from Brazil
    Frederico Guanais
    Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger, Brasilia, Brazil
    J Ambul Care Manage 32:115-22. 2009
    ..Program coverage may have contributed to an estimated 126 000 fewer hospitalizations between 1999 and 2002, corresponding to potential savings of 63 million US dollars...
  2. doi request reprint The health effects of decentralizing primary care in Brazil
    Frederico C Guanais
    Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger, Brasilia, Brazil
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1127-35. 2009
    ..We explore questions surrounding decentralization using the example of infant mortality in Brazil. Our study of two programs identified positive effects on health outcomes in the context of infant mortality...
  3. pmc Evaluation of the impact of the Family Health Program on infant mortality in Brazil, 1990-2002
    James Macinko
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University, New York, NY 10012 1172, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:13-9. 2006
    ..To use publicly available secondary data to assess the impact of Brazil's Family Health Program on state level infant mortality rates (IMR) during the 1990s...
  4. ncbi request reprint Going to scale with community-based primary care: an analysis of the family health program and infant mortality in Brazil, 1999-2004
    James Macinko
    University of Pennsylvania, RWJF Health and Society Scholars program, 3641 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:2070-80. 2007
    ..05). PSF program coverage was not associated with neonatal mortality rates. Lessons learned from the Brazilian experience may be helpful as other countries consider adopting community-based primary care approaches...