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Systematic reviews and evidence-based recommendations are becoming increasingly important for decision-making in health and medicine. Systematic reviews of population-health interventions are challenging and methods will continue evolving. This paper provides an overview of how evidence-based approaches in public health and health promotion are being reviewed to provide a basis for Colombian Guide to Health Promotion, analysing limitations and recommendations for future reviews.

Original publication





Rev Salud Publica (Bogota)

Publication Date



8 Suppl 2


94 - 105


Cluster Analysis, Efficiency, Evidence-Based Medicine, Health Promotion, Health Services Accessibility, Humans, Meta-Analysis as Topic, Public Health, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic, Research Design, Review Literature as Topic, Socioeconomic Factors