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close this bookThe Nutrition and Health Transition of Democratic Costa Rica (INFDC, 1995, 228 p.)
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Open this folder and view contents1. Health policies and strategies
Open this folder and view contents2. Development of the social security institute
Open this folder and view contents3. Development and characteristics of health and nutrition services for urban and rural communities of Costa Rica
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Open this folder and view contents5. Socioeconomic factors for the understanding of health policy during the 1970s
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Appendix 1 - Glossary

English

Spanish

Area Technical Council

Consejo Tico de Area

Associations for Integrated Development

Asociaciones de Desarrollo Integral (ADI)

Atlantic Port Administration

Junta de Administraciortuaria de la Vertiente Atlica

Basic Equipment in Integral Care

Equipp Bco de Atencintegral (EBAI)

Basic Statutes of the Ministry

Ley Orgca del Ministerio

Basic Technical Council

Consejo Tico Bco

Block Leaders

Ladders de Manzana

Board of Directors

Junta Directiva

Board for Social Assistance

Junta de Asistencia Social

Board for Social Protection

Juntas de Protecciocial

Center for Development Strategy and Information on Health and Social Security

Centro de Desarrollo Estratco e Informacin Salud y Seguridad Social

Charity Tax

Impuesto de Beneficencia

Civil Service

Servicio Civil

Committees of Neighbors

Comitde Vecinos

Communist Party of Costa Rica

Partido Vanguardia Popular

Community Health Areas

Areas de Salud Comunitaria

Community Health Centers

Medicaturas del Pueblo

Community Health Program

Programa de Salud Comunitaria

Community Health Program for Urban Areas

Proyecto de Salud Comunitaria para Areas Urbanas

Community Health Sectors

Sectores de Salud Comunitaria

Community Outreach Programs

Programas de Cobertura

Complementary Food Program

Programa de alimentaciomplementaria

Congress

Asamblea Legislativa

Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere (CARE)

Cooperacie Americana de Recursos al Exterior

Coordinating Council for Medical Services

Consejo Coordinador de los servicios Mcos

Corporation for the Development of Costa Rica

Corporaciare el Desarrollo de Costa Rica (CODESA)

Costa Rican Association of Public Health Specialists

Asociaciostarricense de Especialistas en Salud Publica

Costa Rican Institute of Electricity

Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad

Costa Rican Social Security Institute

Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS)

Council for the Social Protection of San Jos/TD>

Junta Social de Proteccif San Jos/TD>

County

Cant/TD>

County Agricultural Committees

ComitAgrlas Cantonales

Department of Statistics

Departmento de Estadistica

Development Associations

Asociaciones de Desarrollo

Development Committee

Comite Desarrollo

Directorate of Census and Statistics

Direccieneral de Estadica y Censos

Directorate General of Medical and Social Assistance

Direccieneral de Asistencia Mco Social

Disabled, Elderly, and Death initiative

Rmen de Invalidez, Vejez y Muerte

Education and Nutrition Centers

Centros de Educaci NutriciCENs).

Electric Institute of Costa Rica

Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad

Emergency System

Caja de Emergencias

Family Allotment Fund

Fondo de Asignaciones Familiares

Family Benefits Law

Ley Sobre Asignaciones Familiares

Federal Budget

Presupuesto Nacional Field Operations

Manager

Jefe de Operaciones de Campo

Field Supervisor

Supervisor de Campo

First Charity Board

Primera Junta de Caridad

Fund for Family Benefits

Fondo de Asignaciones Familiares

General Directorate

Direccieneral

General Directorate of Family Resources

Direccieneral de Asignaciones Familiares (DESAF)

General Health Law

Ley General de Salud

General Medical-Social Assistance Law

Ley General de Asistencia Mco Social

General Regulations on Foundations and Boards for Social Protection

Reglamento General de Patronatos y Juntas de Protecciocial

Government Council

Consejo de Govierno

Health Code

Co Sanitario

Health Posts

Puestos de Salud

Health Service Cooperatives

Cooperativas Autogestionarias de Servicios de Salud

Health and Social Security Council

Juntas de Salud y Seguridad Social

Health and Social Security Teaching Research National Center

Centro Nacional de Docencia e and Investigacin Salud y Seguridad Social (CENDEISS)

Hospital Without Walls

Hospital Sin Paredes

Illness and Maternity Insurance

Seguro de Enfermedad y Maternidad

Illness and Maternity Program

Rmen de Enfermedad y Maternidad

Institute for Agrarian Development

Instituto de Desarrollo Agrario

Institute for the Protection of Coffee

Instituto de Defensa del Caf/TD>

Institute of Land and Settlements

Instituto de Tierras y Colonizaci/TD>

Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama

Instituto Nutricie Centro America y Panama (INCAP)

Insurance Bank

Banco de Seguros

Insurance Institute

Instituto Nacional de Seguros

Interamerican Bank for Development

Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)

Interamerican Development Bank

Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo

Integrated Centers for Child Health Care

Centros Integrales de Atencinfantil (CINAI)

Integrated Health Program

Programa de Salud Integral

Labor and Employer Council

Consejo de Obreros y Patronos

Labor Minister

Ministro de Trabajo

Labor Ministry

Ministerio de Trabajo

Land and Settlement Institute

Instituto de Tierras y ColonizaciITCO)

La Sabana Recreation Park

Parque Recreativo La Sabana

Law for Social Development and Family Allowances

Desarrollo Social y Asignaciones Familiares

Local Health Committees

ComitLocales de Salud

Local Health Systems

Sistemas Locales de Salud (SILOS)

Local Technical Council

Consejo Tico Local

Malaria Control Program

Programa de control de Malaria

Manager's Office for Medical and Social Assistance

Direccieneral de Asistencia Mco-Social

Medical and Administrative Divisions

Sub-gerencia Mca y la Administrativa

Minimal Program of Political Action

Programa Mmo de Acciolca

Ministry of Culture, Youth, and Sports

Ministerio de Cultura, Juventud, y Deportes

Ministry of Health

Ministerio de Salud

Ministry of Health and Social Assistance

Secretarde Salubridad y Asistencia Social

Ministry of Public Health and Social Protection

Secretaria de Estado en el Despacho de Salubridad Pa y Protecciocial

Ministry of the Interior

Ministerio de Gobernaci/TD>

Ministry of Public Works and Transportation

Ministerio de Obras Publicas y Transportes

Mixed Health Care System

Sistema de Medicina Mixta

Mixed Institute for Social Assistance

Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social (IMAS)

Municipal Council

Consejo Municipal

National Banking System

Sistema Bancario Nacional

National Budget

Presupuesto Nacional

National Children's Hospital

Hospital Nacional de Ni

National Committee on Human Resources

Comisiacional de Recursos Humanos

National Community Development Department

Direcciacional de Desarrollo de la Comunidad (DINADECO)

National Congress

Congreso Nacional

National Constitution

Constituciolca

National Dance Company

CompaNacional de Danza

National Development Plan

Plan Nacional de Desarrollo

National Education Development Plan

Plan Nacional de Desarrollo Educativo

National Foundation for Children

Patronato Nacional de la Infancia

National Fund for the Blind

Patronato Nacional de Ciegos

National Health Care System

Sistema Nacional de Salud (SNS)

National Health Council

Consejo Nacional de Salud

National Health Plan

Plan Nacional de Salud

National Hospital System

Sistema Hospitalario Nacional

National Institute for Housing and Urban Planning

Instituto Nacional de Vienda y Urbanismo (INVU)

National Institute of Learning

Instituto Nacional de Aprendizaje

National Insurance Institute

Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS)

National Liberation Party

Partido Liberaciacional

National Lottery

LoterNacional

National Nutrition Clinic

Clca Nacional de Nutrici/TD>

National Oil Company

Refinadora Costarricense de Petr

National Park System

Sistema de Parques Nacional

National Planning System

Sistema Nacional de Planificaci/TD>

National Production Council

Consejo Nacional de la ProducciCNP)

National Rehabilitation Program

Programa Nacional de Rehabilitaci/TD>

National Savings and Loans System

Sistema Nacional de Ahorro y Pramo

National Sectorial Council

Consejo Nacional Sectorial

National Theater Company

CompaNacional de Teatro

National Water Service

Servicio Nacional de Acueductos y Alcantarillados

Noncontributory Pension Scheme

Rmen no Contributivo de Pensiones

Nurse's Aide

Auxiliar de Enfermeria

Nutritional Recovery Program

Programa de Recuperaciutricional

Nutrition and Family/School Garden Program

Programa de Nutrici Hyertas Escolares y Familiares

Pacific Electric Railways

Ferrocarril Elrico del Pacco

Police Secretariat

Secretaria de Polic

Popular Bank

Banco Popular

Popular and Community Development Bank

Banco Popular y de Desarrollo Popular

Primary Health Care

Atencirimaria

Primary Health Care Assistant

Assistente de Atencirimaria

Private Sector System

Medicina de Empresa

Professional Risk System

Rmen de Riesgos Profesionales

Progressive Cooperatives

Juntas Progresistas

Reformist Party

Partido Reformista

Regional Technical Interinstitutional Council

Consejo Tico Regional Interinstitucional

Rural Credit Unions

Juntas Rurales de Crto

Rural Health Assistant

Assistente de Salud Rural

Rural Health Program

Programa de Salud Rural

School Committees

Patronatos Escolares

School Lunch Program

Programa de Comedores Escolares

Secretariat for Public Health and Social Sectoral Director

Secretarde Salubridad Pa y Jefe de Sector Protection

Sectoral Planning Unit

Unidad Sectorial de Planificaci/TD>

Social Medicine Technical Council

Consejo Tico de Asistencia Mco-Social

Social Security Institute

Instituto de Seguro Social

Social Security Law

Ley Constitutiva de la Caja

Social Worker to Combat Tuberculosis

Trabajadora Social en la Lucha contra la Tuberculosis

State University

Universidad Estatal a Distancia

Subsystem for Regional and Urban Planning and Coordination

Sub-sistema de Planificaci Coordinaciegional y Urbana

System of Administrative Information

Sistema de Informacierencial

System for Administrative Reforms

Sistema de Reforma Administrativa

Technical Interinstitutional Council

Consejo Tico Interinstitucional

Technological Institute of Costa Rica

Instituto Tecnolo de Costa Rica

The National University

Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica

Treasury Department

Caja Unica

Treasury Minister

Ministro de Hacienda

Undersecretary's Office for Hygiene and Public Health

Subsecretaria de Higiene y salud publica

United Nations Children's Fund

UNICEF

University Residence and Internship Commission

Comisie Internados y Residencias Universitarias (CIRU)

Volunteer Groups

Grupos Voluntarios (ONGs)

Workers Confederation

Confederacie Trabajadores

World Food Program (WFP)

Programa Mundial de Alimentos

Workers Insurance Program

Seguro Obrero

World Bank

Banco Mundial

Youth Symphony Orchestra

Orquesta Sinfa Juvenil