Marta Millaret, Communication and Documentation Unit, Agència de Qualitat i Avaluació Sanitàries de Catalunya (AQuAS)
To continue the analysis of the participation of citizens in health policies, a careful and wise consideration of who participates, for what reasons and from which location, is required. Let’s go a little further: The 2012 report from the Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre and the report from the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare, 2010, deal with these issues. An article published in “The Milbank Quarterly” magazine and another one published in the “Health Policy” journal also shed light and shadows on the issue. Let’s see it in terms of successes, benefits and risks.
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