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American Journal of Public Health Research. 2020, 8(2), 61-66
DOI: 10.12691/ajphr-8-2-4
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Role of Theory and Research in Policy Development in Health Care System

Abdulaziz Mohsen Alsufyani1,

1Taif Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, Saudi Arabia

Pub. Date: April 19, 2020

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Abdulaziz Mohsen Alsufyani. Role of Theory and Research in Policy Development in Health Care System. American Journal of Public Health Research. 2020; 8(2):61-66. doi: 10.12691/ajphr-8-2-4


The implementation of actions for health is only possible by adequate policy development. There is a need to review the nature and development of policy in health political science gaze. Therefore, the present study aims to conduct a review on theory and researches to develop adequate policies in health care system. It provides a comprehensive review about the important theories with empirical research evidences for promoting health. The review analysis shows that it is important to understand the theory and approach behind policy development to recognize the incremental nature of aspects involved in policy development. The health political science insights need to be embraced in the light of public health and promotion of health. The present study has provided deep understanding about the structuring and implementation of health policies in health care systems in the light of theory and research.

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