Traduction en anglais : Legitimation and claim of health reporting : Health reports or "Royal Court Reporting ?".
Since 1970 various initiatives have been taken to improve the information bases of health reporting.
However, the efforts made up to now by the Länder, the Federal Government and its corporate bodies are characterised by a lack of experience and shortage of resources ; moreover, they are viewed with a critical eye by the public and in the political area.
In this contribution the authors describe various topics and delimitations of a health reporting system which go far beyond health statistics and health programmes altogether.
The chances of a national health reporting system are based on the assumption that an objective judgement based on expert knowledge and science will be possible and that beyond all particularistic interests, expert knowledge can be organised in a democratic process.
Public health reporting varies between two extremes : On the one hand, the current reporting in the media on health-related subjects which is characterised by disagreement among experts, particularistic interests and emotions, and on the other hand the national health reporting, which, on the platform of policy marketing and political image shaping, is suspected of degenerating to a kind of « royal court reporting ».
A health reporting system based on expert knowledge and characterised by topics with relevance to health policy, expert quality of its information and neutrality to particularistic interests, should go beyond these two extremes. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Information public, Statistique sanitaire, Communication information, Expert, Objectivité subjectivité, Connaissance, Confiance, Politique sanitaire, Allemagne, Europe, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Public information, Sanitary statistics, Information communication, Expert, Objectivity subjectivity, Knowledge, Confidence, Health policy, Germany, Europe, Human
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0041700
Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 21/05/1997.