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Data survey on the health-industry complex in Brazil

Grant number: 17/04076-2
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): April 01, 2017
Effective date (End): January 31, 2018
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Administration
Principal Investigator:Elize Massard da Fonseca
Grantee:Walquiria Kiyomi Yuri Backx van Buggenhout
Home Institution: Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa (Insper). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:15/18604-5 - Policies to increase the competitiveness of the pharmaceutical sector: Brazil's experience, AP.JP


The student will assist data collection, organization and analysis of secondary data on Brazil's experience with the health-industry complex. This will include information from different Ministries and credit lines to the pharmaceutical industry, as well as legislation and resolutions on the health-industry complex. In addition, the student will collect information on the preferences of civil society organizations and pharmaceutical industry on the health-industry complex. The student will receive training on qualitative research methods and data analysis, including process tracing and grounded theory. (AU)