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The urge for evidence based knowledge
  1. L D Castiel
  1. National School of Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rua Leopoldo Bulhões 1480/802, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 21041-210;

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    Clearly, the context of health sciences is increasingly been influenced by a general commitment related to interventions intending to improve the health conditions of individuals and populations brought by the so called evidence based knowledge. You can easily notice a proliferation of evidence based issues and debates in scientific health (including community health) journals.

    Our view about the challenges to an evidence based knowledge does not refer to the impending difficulties of, sometimes, not having confirmed evidences …

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