SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.19 issue4Arterial hypertension and determinants in VenezuelaContaminants in food and nutritional guidance: theoretical reflection author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand



Related links

  • On index processCited by Google
  • Have no similar articlesSimilars in SciELO
  • On index processSimilars in Google


Revista de Salud Pública

Print version ISSN 0124-0064


CUERVO-DIAZ, Diana E.  and  MORENO-ANGARITA, Marisol. Work Disability Prevention: an area of study needed to address the Colombian system challenges in occupational risks. Rev. salud pública [online]. 2017, vol.19, n.4, pp.567-573. ISSN 0124-0064.

This paper aims to address the importance of study, introduce and implement the issue of prevention and management of work disability in Colombia. Text structure responses to questions ranging from the current situation of workers and their health in Colombia, from the importance of studying this subject; the approach of the determinants of work disability; its definition, to the challenges settled for different actors in the Sistema Nacional de Seguridad Social involved in the process of prevention, care, rehabilitation, compensation, and return home.

Keywords : Occupational medicine; occupational health; occupational health services; (source: MeSH, NLM).

        · abstract in Spanish     · text in Spanish     · Spanish ( pdf )