Objectives: There are two main objectives in this work: first, to discuss the lack of consensus on the concept of decentralization as well as the difficulty of measuring the level of decentralization in a health system and, second, to identify its supporters, their reasons and the results achieved after decentralization in Latin America.
Universidad de Guadalajara Centro Universitario de Ciencias de la Salud (CUCS)/University of New Mexico Latin America Knowledge Harvester (LAKH)
Ugalde, A and N Homedes. "The Decentralization of Health Services: From Theory to Practice." (2009). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/lasm_cucs_en/4