The purpose of this article is to analyze the major changes in working conditions of human resources in health since Act 100 of 1993. This paper is divided in two parts: the first one refers to the working conditions of health professionals in Colombia based on secondary sources and the second shows the results of a survey of a sample of Medellin professionals. We found that after the implementation of the Act, working conditions have been deteriorated, especially for those professionals who do not have a direct engagement with health agencies, it also has generated wage gaps between professionals from different fields and even within the same; and has increased the working-day hours and underemployment found it in the area.
|Translated title of the contribution||Labor conditions for health professionals starting from the Act 100 of 1993: evolution and a case study for Medellin|
|Journal||Revista Gerencia y Politicas de Salud|
|State||Published - Jun 1 2009|