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Alexandra Alice Obach King

Academic

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago de Chile, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Gender and Heath; Body; Interculturality; Intercultural Health; Sexual and Reproductive Health; Adolescents Health; Migration and Health

Educación

  •  Cultural and Social Anthropology, Universidad de Barcelona. España, 2011
  •  Gender Studies, Universidad de Chile. Chile, 2005
  •  Social Anthropologist, Universidad de Chile. Chile, 2000

Experiencia Académica

  •   Associate Professor Full Time

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Faculty of Medicine

    Santiago, Chile

    2015 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Researcher Full Time

    Fundación CulturaSalud

    Santiago de Chile, Chile

    2007 - 2015

  •   Academic Full Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2000 - 2007

Formación de Capital Humano


1. Undergraduate thesis direction, Nursing Career, Universidad del Desarrollo:
- 2020: María Jesús Donoso, Andrea Ibarra, Jihan Jerez, Bárbara Núñez, María de los Angeles Prieto, Alejandra Benavides, Belén Carrasco, Constanza Chávez, Valentina Garrido, María Javiera Orellana
- 2019: Valentina Arriaza, Catalina Fagalde, Camila Riveros, Tatiana Rodríguez, Javiera Santa María, Andrea Colompil, Lucía Contreras, Francisca Huerta, Macarena Neira, Joceline Romero, Francisco Alvizú, Javiera Fernández, Antonia Figueroa, Fancisca Orellana, Monserrat Yañez

2. Human Capital Training related to PI Resesearch Projects:
A. Barriers associated with the access and use of the public health system for the prevention and detection of HIV / AIDS in the country's young population:
Sabrita Chandia: MSc Degree in Public Health, University of Valencia, Spain (in progress).
Javiera Rosselot: undergraduate thesis, Antropología Sovial, Universidad de Chile (in progress).

B. Encounters and tensions in the construction of bodies and sexualities in young people: representations of youth and the health system in Chile today
Lucas Gutiérrez: MSc Degree, Master of Bioethics, Universidad del Desarrollo (in progress).
Isadora Castillo: undergraduate thesis, Antropología Sovial, Universidad de Chile (in progress).

C. SYSTEMATIZATION OF EXPERIENCES IN FRIENDLY SPACES FOR THE PREVENTION OF ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY FROM A RIGHTS AND PARTICIPATION APPROACH: ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY FOR THE GENERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE PREVENTION OF ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY IN CHILE
Perception of young people, adolescents, and health teams among practices of sexual and reproductive health care in Friendly Spaces, in the Lo Prado district of the city of Santiago". Thesis presented in the Nursing career of Universidad del Desarrollo, for the professional title of University Nurse. Thesis students: Eliana Correa, Herleyn González, Cristóbal Pacheco and Jennifer Ríos.


Difusión y Transferencia


2020: Participation as an expert in the National Board of Migrants Health, organized by the Jesuit Migrant Service (SJM), to nurtur the new migration policy of Chile, in order to develop proposals related to access and use of health services in migrants. The objective of these roundtables organized by the SJM was to ensure that this new law has a human rights approach and respects the integrity of migrants residing in Chile.
2019-2020: Member of the Technical Board for the development of the Action Plan for the Health Policy of International Migrants in Chile, Ministry of Health, Chile.
2018: Author of the educational material for health workers title "Promotion of sexual and reproductive health and prevention of pregnancy in adolescents. Learnings and recommendations from the experience of five friendly spaces in the Metropolitan Region". Programa of Social Studies in Health, ICIM, Unuversidda del Desarrollo.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   MECESUP

    Ministerio de Educación de Chile

    Chile, 2001

    Beca MECESUP for the completion of the Doctoral Program


 

Article (15)

Knowledge, access and use of the health system by migrant adolescents in Chile: results of an exploratory study
Niñas o adultas? La invisibilización de las adolescentes en el proceso de atención de salud y gestación y parto
Prevention of vertical transmission of HIV in international migrant women: Current scenario and challenges
The opportunity to incorporate subjective well-being in the protection of children and adolescents in Chile
Intersectoral strategies between health and education for preventing adolescent pregnancy in Chile: Findings from a qualitative study
Towards universal coverage for international migrants in Chile: accessibility and acceptability indicators from a multi-methods study
Explorando la relación entre migración internacional, vulnerabilidad social y salud
Identificando a los adolescentes y jóvenes migrantes para su pertinente abordaje en salud
Migraciones y mestizajes: conceptos y debates para la aproximación teórica a la salud en contextos interculturales
Sexual and reproductive health in young men in Chile: results of a qualitative study
Social determinants of the health of international migrant children in Chile: qualitative evidence
Atención de adolescentes y jóvenes a nivel hospitalario en Chile: un desafío pendiente
Interculturalidad en salud de acuerdo a prácticas de medicinas indígenas y complementarias, y su introducción en el sistema de Salud Público en Chile: Hallazgos de un estudio etnográfico
Sexual and reproductive health of adolescents in Chile: the role of sexual education
Translational research in health topics: A road for pragmatic and interdisciplinary research [Investigación traslacional en salud: Un camino para la investigación pragmatic e interdisciplinaria]

Abstract (1)

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DISABILITY AND MIGRATION STATUS IN CHILE: PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS FROM REPEATED CROSS-SECTIONAL SURVEY

BookSection (3)

El modelo de investigación traslacional: su aporte y desafíos para la toma de decisiones en salud
La huella femenina en sistemas médicos informales del Chile actual
Explorando los caminos de la sanación. Las medicinas alternativas y complementarias en Chile desde una perspectiva de género.

BookWhole (1)

En los dominios de la salud y la cultura

Letter (3)

Cultural Competence in health: an urgent need for health workers
Cultural competence in health: An urgent need for health workers [Competencia Cultural en Salud: Una necesidad urgente en trabajadores de la salud]
Translational research in Health topics: A road for pragmatic and interdisciplinary research

Proyecto (6)

Barriers associated with the access and use of the public health system for the prevention and detection of HIV / AIDS in the country's young population
International migrants in quarantine facilities in Chile during the COVID-19 pandemic: towards an ethical response to deeply rooted challenges
Living conditions and health needs of international migrants residing in the communes of the Western Metropolitan Health Service
Encounters and tensions in the construction of bodies and sexualities in young people: representations of youth and the health system in Chile today
ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY FOR THE PROMOTION OF SEXUAL / REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH, AND THE PREVENTION OF ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY IN CHILE: IDENTIFYING CHALLENGES AND PROPOSING SOLUTIONS
SYSTEMATIZATION OF EXPERIENCES IN FRIENDLY SPACES FOR THE PREVENTION OF ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY FROM A RIGHTS AND PARTICIPATION APPROACH: ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY FOR THE GENERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE PREVENTION OF ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY IN CHILE
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Alexandra Obach

Academic

Faculty of Medicine

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago de Chile, Chile

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Professor

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Victor Pedrero

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