Verónica Figueroa-Huencho's research while affiliated with University of Chile and other places

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This study describes experiences and perceptions on interculturality in Primary Health Care (PHC) from the perspective of health workers and Mapuche health users. For this purpose, a qualitative systematization of these experiences was carried out in a PHC Intercultural Health Program at an urban commune in Chile. Data were collected by means of in...
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Resumen Este estudio describe experiencias y percepciones sobre interculturalidad en Atención Primaria de Salud (APS) desde la perspectiva de trabajadores/as y usuarios/as de salud mapuche. Se realizó una sistematización cualitativa de experiencias de un Programa de Salud Intercultural en APS en una comuna urbana de Chile. Participaron 19 usuarios/...
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En 1992, Chile implementó por primera vez un programa de salud para los pueblos indígenas, el Programa de Salud para Población Mapuche (Promap), cuyo objetivo fue entregar una atención de salud con pertinencia cultural, favoreciendo la complementariedad entre los sistemas médico indígena y el sistema oficial. La versión actual de esa iniciativa - e...
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Public administration currently undergoes a deep transformation that imposes new challenges to public managers; particularly to the education they receive. Universities have to reflect on the needs rendered from the environment and to follow the complex processes of transformation and modernization in the public management realm. For Chilean case,...
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La administración pública se encuentra hoy atravesando una profunda transformación que brinda nuevos desafíos a los directivos públicos, especialmente a sus procesos de formación, donde las universidades deben reflexionar sobre las necesidades que les impone el entorno y acompañar los complejos procesos de transformación y modernización de la gesti...

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... In 2008, the Special Health Program for Indigenous Peoples (Programa Especial de Salud para Pueblos Indígenas, PESPI) was created, aimed to consolidate an intercultural health system, which previous programs failed to install, accepting the existence and validity of other healing systems complementary to the existing health systems (Manríquez-Hizaut et al., 2018). This program aims to: ...
... Along with the frequent reforms of the state in the region, the flourishing empirical public administration research from Latin America has opened questions about the effects of the implementation of management and NPM-like practices on different organisational outcomes such as government coordination (Cejudo & Michel, 2017;Culebro et al., 2019), public sector effectiveness (Brusca et al., 2016;, legitimacy (Rodas-Gaiter & Sanabria-Pulido, 2020;Telch & Sanabria-Pulido, 2018), citizens' perceptions (Sanabria-Pulido & Velasquez, 2021) and other ethical and organisational issues (Figueroa-Huencho et al., 2014;Méndez, 2021;Pliscoff, 2017). After decades of managerial reforms in the region, most States might have experienced a stark clash of values, yet, the extant empirical scholarship on Latin America regarding the effects of such reforms on public service ethos and public values is still scarce (Mussagulova & Van der Wal, 2021;Langbein and Sanabria, 2017;Van der Wal, 2015). ...