Health, market and society An analysis of the Colombian health system, its values, crisis and tensions (Phase I).

Project: Research Project

Project Details


This project seeks to generate the basis for a broader research program that seeks to analyze the production of specific modes of health governance in Colombia, and investigate how these are projected into forms of legitimacy. The objective is to analyze the development of the Colombian health system from the point of view of the tensions between market, technological development and public participation, documenting how the State, patients and medical community navigate between these tensions and their consequences in terms of governance of health care in Colombia.

Layman's description

Commitments / Obligations

Relacionados con la generación de conocimiento y/o nuevos desarrollos tecnológicos: Dos (2) artículos de investigación en revistas indexadas internacionales (Q1-Q2).
Conducentes al fortalecimiento de la capacidad científica nacional: Tesis de posgrado dirigidas: Mediante desarrollo de un semillero de investigación.
Dirigidos a la apropiación social del conocimiento: Página virtual del proyecto 1 Panel ciudadano con personal médico, pacientes y tomadores de decisión para discutir hallazgos de la primera fase del proyecto.
Short titleHealth, Market and Society
Effective start/end date7/30/1911/8/20

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Main Funding Source

  • Competitive Funds
  • Seed Capital


  • Bogotá D.C.


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