20174904(en)/00B-Interculturality, Cultural Traditions and Ethnicities. Three Key Notions to Understand Sanitary Policies in Chile

INTERCULTURALITY, CULTURAL TRADITIONS AND ETHNICITIES. THREE KEY NOTIONS TO UNDERSTAND SANITARY POLICIES IN CHILE

INTERCULTURALIDAD, TRADICIONES CULTURALES Y ETNICIDADES. TRES NOCIONES CLAVES PARA COMPRENDER LAS POLÍTICAS SANITARIAS EN CHILE

Vivian Gavilán, Patricia Vigueras, Carlos Madariaga, and Michel Parra

The health policies aimed at the indigenous peoples of Chile are designed to comply with several legal frameworks (Law 19,253 of 1993, Law 20584 on Rights and Duties of Patients, Law 19,937 on Health Authority, Organic Regulations of the Ministry of Health, Organic Regulations of the Health Services, General Administrative Norm Nº 16 on Interculturality in the Health Services, and article 25 of the ILO Convention 169). The objective of these frameworks is to reduce the inequalities in health provision and incorporate the ethnic demands put forward by the representatives of the nine indigenous peoples recognized by the State.

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