Pablo Anzalone


Biographical note PABLO ANZALONE Pablo Anzalone holds a degree in Education Sciences from the University of the Republic of Uruguay (Udelar). Diploma in Public Policy and Innovation (IBERGOP). Master and PhD in Sociology (Udelar). He is currently doing a post-doctorate at the Center for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra. He integrates the Network of Healthy Municipalities and Communities, the Laboratory of Social Sciences of Health (Faculty of Medicine) and the collective El Taller. His master's and doctoral research has been focused on social participation in health as a field of democratization of health policies and systems in the context of the critical knots of Latin American processes. He was a political prisoner on several occasions during the military dictatorship (1972, 1973 and 1975 to 1980), a union leader of FUS (Uruguayan Federation of Health PitCnt) and a member of its program commission. Member of the FUS Trade Union Training Institute (2016-2018). He was a member of the Program Commission of the Frente Amplio, its Programmatic Health Unit and its National Political Table. He is currently part of its Programmatic Health Unit. Director of Health of the Government of Montevideo (2005-2007 and 2010-2015). General Director of Human Resources of the Government of Montevideo (2007-2010). Coordinator of the Montevideo Drug Board 2012-2015. Member of the Board of Directors of the National Drug Network 2012-2015. Coordinator of Commitment to the Right to Adequate Food 2013-2015. Member of the Board of Directors of the Public Network of Health Effectors, 2012-2015 and of the Departmental Board of Health of Montevideo, 2013-2015. Coordinator in the Advisory Council for Changes towards the National Integrated Health System, 2005. Co-author of the collection of Biological Sciences for Secondary Education. PAHO consultant and editor of the following reports: - Co-responsible for the preparation of the Uruguay Health System Profile Report 2015. Monitoring and Analysis of change processes. Montevideo. PAHO. - Responsible for updating the Uruguay Health System Profile Report 2017. PAHO - Responsible of the publication Uruguay: Contributions for the construction of a regional strategy for Health Promotion. PAHO 2018. - Co-author of the publication Interpellations and responses to Noncommunicable Diseases in Uruguay. PAHO 2018 .-Coautor del libro: Red de Municipios y Comunidades Saludables: Construyendo salud desde los territorios. Experiencias en Salud Comunitaria, trabajo en redes, formación y acción en contextos de pandemia. Uruguay. Publicación de la Red MCS con apoyo de OPS. Diciembre 2021 He received recognition from AFCASMU "60 Years of Struggle", from the Uruguayan Health Federation "To its leaders"; of municipality G for support to its Health Network, of ONAJPU for obtaining a doctorate and of the MSP as "Recognition for its contribution to the Construction of the National Integrated Health System". His main research activities are: .- Research on social participation in the field of Health. Uruguay. Thesis of Mastery. PhD Thesis. .- Research on Decentralization and Creation of a Local Plot in the Policies of Care to prevent dependence. Responsible team: Laboratory of Social Sciences of the Fmed Health, Sociology Department of the FCS, Research Unit of the Fenf. .-Research related to PAHO consultancies: a) Uruguay Country Profile Report and its update. (b) Contributions to the health promotion strategy. (c) Noncommunicable Diseases. d) Contributions to the 2050 Development Strategy (OPP-PAHO). .- Postdoctoring at the Center for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra. Title of the post-doctoral project: Social participation, essential public health functions and critical health problems in a scenario of uncertainties. His current areas of interest and research are: - Research-action-participation in the field of health - Transformations of conceptions and practices in mental health - Technologies, social participation and democratization - Social movements, public policies and construction of social power in health. Democratization of society and the State in Latin American processes. Analysis of the progressivisms of the XXI century in Latin America.