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Portuguese Journal of Public Health

Print version ISSN 2504-3137On-line version ISSN 2504-3145


DELDUQUE, Maria Célia; ALVES, Sandra Mara C.  and  JESUS, Marcelo S.. Development of an Online Tool for Health Law: The Iberoamerican Health Law Network. Port J Public Health [online]. 2017, vol.35, n.1, pp.1-9. ISSN 2504-3137.

The article is about the so-called socio-technical network Iberoamerican Network of Health Law in cyberspace which is an academic network for studies and research on the right to health made up by universities and scientific institutes of countries from the Americas and the Iberian region. The article aims to present the theoretical and methodological foundations underpinning the structure of technical and scientific cooperation networks using the case study method. It shows an intellectual production, especially concentrated in sub-networks, within a wider coverage network. It concludes that the physical distances on a continental scale make the use of a wide network an option for group work that is being recognized by its efficiency and effectiveness.

Keywords : Network; Cooperation network; Right to health; Iberoamerican region.

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