Quality Health Promotion

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However, if the health sector and the population want to achieve well-being through the new programs that have been implemented, it is necessary to support these initiatives with scientific evidence and with an appropriate quality management, to accomplish certain requirements and to reach positive health outcomes. In this sense, one may well wonder, what it is quality management in health promotion? (Ruckstuhl, Kolip & Gutzwiller, 2001)
According to Donabedian (1966), quality is defined as a “value of judgments that are applied to several aspects, properties, ingredients or dimensions of a process called medical care” (p. 167). This definition indicates that quality it is the result of standards and aims that the medical care system and the
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