Health Academies Program and the promotion of physical activity in the city: the experience of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais state, Brazil
Resumo Descrever o hist órico e metodologia de avaliação do Programa Academia da Saúde (PAS) em Belo Horizonte, MG e discuti-lo como experiência de promoção da saúde e equidade. A partir de dois inquéritos foram obtidos dados de 4.048 não usuários (2008-09) e 402 usuários (2014-15), sendo descritos perfil sóci o demográfico e nível de atividade física para ambos grupos. Comparou-se percepção da qualidade de vida, satisfação com a vida, convívio social e participação...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - December 18, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Healthier Sairé: a intersectorial policy as a turning point for local equity
Resumo Estudos na área da saúde pública consideram a intersetorialidade uma estratégia de promoção de equidade no enfrentamento dos determinantes sociais da saúde. O município de Sairé, membro da Rede Pernambucana de Municípios Saudáveis (RPMS), se destaca pela adoção de uma política intersetorial denom inada Sairé Mais Saudável. Este estudo visou conhecer como essa política impulsionou a equidade local. Foi realizado um estudo de caso que utilizou linha do tempo com registro de eventos críticos, an...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - December 18, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Photovoice as a listening mode: subsidies for the promotion of equity
This study aimed to broaden listening methods to facilitate dialogue with people in situations of physical frailty and removal from their work activities, using Photovoice, a participatory research-action method, as a tool and Health Promotion's theoretical framework. Images captured and reports that accompanied them consisted of the material of this study. Two thematic categories stood out: the expert decision; and physical condition: vanity, power and ho pe. Labor activity is perceived as a determinant of individuals ’ introduction in their environment and defines their role in the family and in the social field. F...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - December 18, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Who are they, what do they talk about and who listens to the poor?
This study aims to identify characteristics of this listening in the context of health promotion and the Sustainable Development Goals - SDGs, an international effort to support the fight against poverty, among others. In an integrative review of literature, conducted through the search terms of Poverty, Right to the City, Equity Policy and Identification of Poverty, 86 studies that listened to vulnerable groups, such as women, children, adolescents, adults, the elderly, families and drug users, all poor and low-skilled workers were analyzed. Each strategy shown was related to one or more SDGs. The recurrent strategies in ...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - December 18, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

The right to the city and International Urban Agendas: a document analysis
Resumo Considerando as problem áticas sociais, econômicas e demográficas, viver na cidade implica condições inadequadas de moradia, exclusão social, iniquidades e outros agravos à população. Simultaneamente, a cidade também é cenário das produções culturais, sociais e afetivas. Cresceu, então, a necessidade de refl etir sobre o direito à cidade e a relação com a promoção da saúde de seus habitantes. Para contribuir, agendas urbanas foram construídas pensando nesta ambiguid...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - December 18, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Legislative vulnerability of minority groups
This study analyzes legislative vulnerability and aims to categorize as “ weak ” or “ strong ” the protection conferred by law to the following minorities: elderly, disabled, LGBT, Indians, women, children/ adolescents and black people. In order to do so, it was developed a documental research in 30 federal laws in which legal provisions were searched to protect minorities. Next, the articles were organized in the following categories: civil, criminal, administrative, labor and procedural, to be analyzed afterwards. Legal protection was considered “ strong ” when there were legal provisi...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - December 18, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

The universalization of rights and the promotion of equity: the case of the health of the black population
This article takes the field of “ health of the black population ” as an object to problematize some tensions and possibilities existing around the operationalization of the concepts of universality and equity in public policies and no debate about the right to the city. The question that mobilizes it is: how to articulate the search for the universalization of rights with demands mobilized by specific groups in an unequal society. In order to respond, to approve the debates and the resistances surrounding the institutionalization of the National Policy of Integral Health of the Black Population and its relatio...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - December 18, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Right to the city, right to health: what are the interconnections?
This article seeks to explore the interconnection between right to the city and right to health on the basis of an integrative review guided by the question ‘ What knowledge about right to the city and right to health has been produced in the light of equity? ’ For this purpose, we analyzed evidence available in the literature indexed in PubMed/Medline, Lilacs, and SciELO between 1986 and 2016. Over this three-decade span, we identified the presence of different degrees of right to the city and right to health in the formulation of policies and in social movement agendas. Formulations regarding population growt...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - December 18, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

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Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - December 18, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Resumo O objetivo deste estudo foi diagnosticar os problemas socioambientais priorit ários e os riscos à saúde das comunidades do entorno do Complexo Petroquímico do Rio de Janeiro. De abordagem participativa, a pesquisa-ação conduziu a aplicação de entrevistas, grupos focais, reuniões e oficina com atores sociais de Porto das Caixas e Sambaetiba, localizados em Itaboraí/R J, no período de novembro de 2013 a dezembro de 2014. Uma análise estrutural dos problemas priorizados pelas comunidades (oferta de água, tratamento de esgoto e ri...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

A pessoa com deficiência auditiva: os múltiplos olhares da família, saúde e educação
Resumo O objetivo deste estudo foi diagnosticar os problemas socioambientais priorit ários e os riscos à saúde das comunidades do entorno do Complexo Petroquímico do Rio de Janeiro. De abordagem participativa, a pesquisa-ação conduziu a aplicação de entrevistas, grupos focais, reuniões e oficina com atores sociais de Porto das Caixas e Sambaetiba, localizados em Itaboraí/R J, no período de novembro de 2013 a dezembro de 2014. Uma análise estrutural dos problemas priorizados pelas comunidades (oferta de água, tratamento de esgoto e ri...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Participatory environmental diagnosis and of health risks from the surrounding communities the Petrochemical Complex of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Resumo O objetivo deste estudo foi diagnosticar os problemas socioambientais priorit ários e os riscos à saúde das comunidades do entorno do Complexo Petroquímico do Rio de Janeiro. De abordagem participativa, a pesquisa-ação conduziu a aplicação de entrevistas, grupos focais, reuniões e oficina com atores sociais de Porto das Caixas e Sambaetiba, localizados em Itaboraí/R J, no período de novembro de 2013 a dezembro de 2014. Uma análise estrutural dos problemas priorizados pelas comunidades (oferta de água, tratamento de esgoto e ri...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Survival of patients with AIDS and co-infection with the tuberculosis bacillus in the South and Southeast regions of Brazil
Resumo O presente estudo buscou analisar a sobrevida de pacientes com a coinfec ção AIDS-Tuberculose por meio de um estudo de coorte retrospectivo de indivíduos com 13 anos ou mais e diagnóstico de AIDS notificados nos anos de 1998-99 e seguimento de 10 anos. Dos 2.091 casos de AIDS, 517 (24,7%) tinham diagnóstico positivo para tuberculose, sendo 379 (73,3%) masculinos. O risco entre os coinfectados foi 1,65 vezes os não coinfectados. As variáveis associadas à maior sobrevida foram: sexo feminino (HR = 0,63), escolaridade ≥ oito anos (HR = 0,52), crit ério d...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Prevalence of hemoglobin variants in quilombola communities in the state of Piauí, Brazil
Resumo As hemoglobinas variantes (Hb) decorrem de muta ções nos genes da globina. As variantes estruturais mais frequentes são HbS, HbC, HbD e HbE. O gene da hemoglobina S tem frequência elevada na América, enquanto que no Brasil é maior no Sudeste e Nordeste. O presente artigo tem por objetivo investigar a presença de hemoglobinas variantes em 1 5 comunidades quilombolas do estado do Piauí. Foram analisadas 1.239 amostras, nas quais as hemoglobinas foram triadas pela cromatografia líquida de alta eficiência (HPLC). Aplicou-se questionário referente...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Violence committed by acquaintances - Brazil, 2013
Resumo O objetivo deste artigo é descrever a prevalência de violência cometida por pessoas conhecidas segundo características demográficas. Trata-se de estudo descritivo, a partir dos dados obtidos em inquérito de base populacional, a Pesquisa Nacional de Saúde, realizada no Brasil em 2013. Foram analisados dados da popula ção adulta ( ≥ 18 anos) em 64.348 domic ílios. Calcularamse as prevalências e seus respectivos intervalos de confiança de 95% (IC95%) segundo sexo, faixa etária, escolaridade, cor/raça, zona de residên...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Factors associated with first sexual intercourse among mothers with 14-16 years of age from Porto Alegre/RS, Brazil
This study analyzed the factors associated with first sexual intercourse among 427 mothers with 14-16 years of age from Porto Alegre (RS), Brazil. Data on adolescent socio-demographic status (skin color, religion and schooling gap) and reproductive aspects (age at menarche, age at first sexual intercourse, partnership in first sexual intercourse and partner's age) were collected through household survey. Data analysis was performed using bivariate and multivariate analysis through Poisson regression with robust variance. Among adolescents with early first sexual intercourse (up to 14 years), 77.4% had menarche at up to 12 ...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Survival analysis of women with breast cancer: competing risk models
This study aimed to estimate the effects of prognostic factors on breast cancer survival, such as age, staging, and extension of the tumor, using proportional hazards and competing risks models proposed by Cox and Fine-Gray, respectively. This is a retrospective cohort study, based on a population of 524 women, who were diagnosed with breast cancer in the period from 1993 to 1995 and monitored until 2011, residents in the city of Campinas, S ão Paulo, Brazil. The cutoff points for the variable of age were defined with Cox simple models. In the settings of simple and multiple Fine-Gray models, age was not significant...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

A wave that comes rushing in and dunks you: representations and destinies of the crisis in adolescent users of a CAPSi
This article focuses on the inter-subjective aspects involved in the care of psychosocial crises of adolescents, their representations and developments. A qualitative research was developed from a psycho-sociological perspective by constructing life story narratives of adolescents treated at a Psychosocial Care Center for Children and Adolescents (CAPSi). It was based on the theoretical contributions of Ren é Kaës on group and cultural aspects of the crisis, as well as its relation to adolescence. Life narratives, constructed through in-depth interviews with adolescents, close relatives, and CAPSi caretakers de...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Individual factors associated to malocclusion in adolescents
Resumo O objetivo deste artigo foi identificar a severidade da m á oclusão e fatores associados em adolescentes brasileiros. Foram analisados dados dos 5.445 adolescentes que participaram do inquérito nacional de saúde bucal (SB Brasil 2010), sendo que destes, 4276 permaneceram no estudo com base nos critérios de inclusão. A variável dependente foi má ocl usão severa e muito severa, classificada pelo índice de estética dentária (DAI> 30). As vari áveis independentes foram: local de moradia, macrorregião, cor da pele autorre...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

The relationship of climate variables in the prevalence of acute respiratory infection in children under two years old in Rondonópolis-MT, Brazil
This study aimed to analyze the relationship of climate variables in the prevalence of acute respiratory infection (ARI) in children under two years old, in Rondonopolis-MT, from 1999 to 2014. It was used a cross-sectional study with a quantitative and a descriptive approach with meteorological teaching and research data from the database from the health information system. For statistical analysis, it adjusted the negative binomial model belonging to the class of generalized linear models, adopting a significance level of 5%, based on the statistical platform R. The average number of cases of ARI decreases at approximatel...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Sociodemographic, perinatal and behavioral factors associated to types of milk consumed by children under in six months: birth coort
This study evaluated factors associated with the consumption of breast milk (BM), infant formula (IF) and cow milk (CM) in children. This was a cohort study with 256 children followed-up at the 1st, 4th and 6th month of age in Vi çosa (MG), Brazil. With respect to CM and IF, consumption was recorded regardless of BM intake. Regarding BM, only exclusive or predominant consumption was considered. From the 1st to the 6th month, an increase was recorded in the number of children who did not consume BM exclusively or predominant ly (31.6%), as well as the consumption of CM (27.2%) and IF (9.3%). BM was associated with pa...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Accelerometer-determined peak cadence and weight status in children from São Caetano do Sul, Brazil
Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between peak cadence indicators and body mass index (BMI) and body fat percentage (BF%)-defined weight status in children. The sample comprised 485 Brazilian children. Minute-by-minute step data from accelerometry were rank ordered for each day to identify the peak 1-minute, 30-minute and 60-minute cadence values. Data were described by BMI – defined and bioelectrical impedance-determined BF% weight status. BMI-defined normal weight children had higher peak 1-minute (115.5 versus 110.6 and 106.6 steps/min), 30-minute (81.0 versus 77.5 and 74.0 steps...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Josué de Castro and Brazilian social thought
This article highlights the fact that the work of Josu é de Castro brings to light some of the most relevant interpretations on the Brazilian food situation, launching the first proactive manifesto for the construction of a social policy on food in Brazil. Underpinning this debate, there are aspects of the process of construction of the Nation State, n ational development and the role of the Brazilian intellectuals. Such issues are added to the author's concern with the formation of proactive measures that could lead to social change and redefinitions of the conditions of social exclusion of a significant portion of...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

The new organization of labor at public universities: collective consequences of job instability on the health of teachers
Resumo Este artigo tem como principal objetivo analisar a nova organiza ção do trabalho dos professores universitários, estabelecendo uma relação com o panorama de saúde desses trabalhadores. Parte-se do pressuposto segundo o qual a precarização do trabalho nas universidades públicas vem gerando repercussões na saúde dos docentes da educação superior. Reali zou-se um estudo qualitativo de caráter exploratório por meio de pesquisa bibliográfica em bases de dados indexadas. Como método de análise, lan...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Nursing team, family and hospitalized child interaction: an integrative review
This study aims to present an integrative review of national and international scientific papers on nursing team, family, and hospitalized child interaction. Searches have been made to Bireme, Lilacs, Medline, IBECS, Psyc Info, Science Direct and Web of Science (2008-2013) databases, which allowed us to identify 31 papers represented by the following themes: Interpersonal relationship, Communication and Care. The establishment of interpersonal relationships in a technical and formal way causes difficulty in communication and in the actions aimed at providing care. Care has been the main theme in these researches. Companion...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Environmental influence on physical disability: a systematic review of the literature
Resumo Indiv íduos com incapacidades físicas podem, em interação com facilitadores e barreiras, modificar a sua participação em sociedade. O ambiente, no panorama da Classificação Internacional de Funcionalidade, Incapacidade e Saúde (CIF), apresenta-se com relevante papel na saúde e na expressão da f uncionalidade. Dessa forma, o objetivo deste estudo foi investigar a influência de fatores ambientais sobre a incapacidade física, pautado no referencial teórico da CIF. Foi realizada uma revisão sistemática da liter...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Artisanal fisherwomen/shellfish gatherers: analyzing the impact of upper limb functioning and disability on health-related quality of life
Abstract The aim is to analyze upper limb functioning and disability, and its association with health-related quality of life among artisanal fisherwomen from Bahia, Brazil. Cross-sectional epidemiological study was conducted with a sample of 209 fisherwomen. Structured questionnaires were used for socio-demographic and comorbidity information, as well as the instruments Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) and Short-Form Healthy Survey (SF-36) respectively, to evaluate the upper limbs and health-related quality of life. The results demonstrated that the presence of musculoskeletal disorders in the upper limbs...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Burden of caregivers of children and adolescents with Down Syndrome
Resumo O objetivo foi avaliar o perfil e a sobrecarga de cuidadores de crian ças/adolescentes com e sem síndrome de Down. As avaliações foram realizadas por meio dos questionários sobre o perfil e a sobrecarga dos cuidadores (Burden Interview), e o perfil das crianças/adolescentes. Estes questionários foram aplicados a 168 cuidadores. Os testes Qui-quadrado, Exato de Fisher e Análise de Variância foram empregados com nível de significância fixado em α = 5%. Ambos os grupos eram compostos por 84 participantes, e os cuidadores do grupo com defic...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Spatial and temporal analysis of the coverage for neonatal hearing screening in Brazil (2008-2015)
This article seeks to establish the coverage of neonatal hearing screening in Brazil between January 2008 and June 2015. It is an ecological study that uses the country, through the Urban Articulation Regions, as a base. To calculate the screening coverage percentage, the Live Births Information System, the Outpatient Information System and the Beneficiaries of the National Supplementary Health Agency Information System were used. An exploratory analysis of maps and spatial statistical analysis was conducted using TerraView 4.2.2 software. The coverage of neonatal hearing screening saw an increase of 9.3% to 37.2% during t...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Factors associated with the use of wheelchairs by institutionalized elderly people
Resumo Devido à alta prevalência do uso de cadeira de rodas por idosos institucionalizados, objetivou-se verificar se os fatores sexo, idade, escolaridade, tempo de admissão, comorbidades, cognição e funcionalidade estão associados ao uso deste dispositivo, como também averiguar os motivos que podem levar a essa utilização segundo a percepção dos idosos. Estudo transversal e descritivo, incluídos 55 idosos subdivididos em G1 (locomoção sem auxílio) e G2 (cadeirantes). Análise do perfil através dos prontu&aa...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Monitoring of hearing and language in primary health care: project pilot
This article analyzes the feasibility of implementing a program that monitors the hearing and language development in the first year of life. It is a prospective longitudinal study, in which 41 community health workers were invited to monitor, on a monthly basis, by means of a questionnaire validated earlier, the hearing and language of children born in their micro areas of expertise. Thirty-nine community health workers agreed to participate, with only two refusals. Five gave up participating. Twenty-six (66.66%) did not perform monitoring, seven (17.94%) monitored improperly and only six (15.38%) monitored properly. Just...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Screening of hearing in elderly people: assessment of accuracy and reproducibility of the whispered voice test
This study therefore aimed to determine the accuracy and reproducibility of the whispered voice test as a screening method for detecting hearing impairment in older people. This cross-sectional study was carried out with 210 older adults aged between 60 and 97 years who underwent the whispered voice test employing ten different phrases and using audiometry as a reference test. Sensitivity, specificity and positive and negative predictive values were calculated and accuracy was measured by calculating the area under the ROC curve. The test was repeated on 20% of the ears by a second examiner to assess inter-examiner reprodu...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Perception of hearing loss: use of the subjective faces scale to screen hearing among the elderly
Conclusion: The subjective faces scale seems to be a good, low-cost and easy to use supplementary tool for auditory screening in geriatric services. (Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva)
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Minor psychiatric disorders and their associations in family caregivers of people with mental disorders
This study aims to analyze the occurrence of minor psychiatric disorder and their associations in relatives of people with mental disorders. This is a cross-sectional study of 1164 relatives. For the tracking of minor psychiatric disorders the Self-Reporting Questionnaire Scale (SRQ20) was used, adopting 6/8 as cut-off point. Bivariate analyzes were conducted using Chi-squared test. Trends among strata of independent variables were investigated in relation to the outcome using nonparametric linear trend test. Statistic significance was defined as p-value
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Profile of demand and Continuous Cash Benefits (BCP) granted to children diagnosed with microcephaly in Brazil
Resumo A Constitui ção Federal de 1988 introduziu o Benefício de Prestação Continuada (BPC) possibilitando a inclusão de pessoas com deficiência. Estudo descritivo, com dados municipais agregados, da distribuição temporal e geográfica da incidência de microcefalia relacionada ao Zika vírus no Brasil e dado s das concessões de BPC a crianças com diagnóstico de microcefalia. Apresentam-se dados sobre a demanda e a concessão do BPC para crianças com microcefalia desde 2009. Os casos de microcefalia e/ou altera&...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Socioeconomic position and disability: “The Belo Horizonte, Brazil Health Study”
This study aims to investigate the association of socioeconomic status and comorbidities of self-reported disability. Data were obtained from a population survey in Belo Horizonte from 2008 to 2009. The sample was probabilistic and stratified by conglomerates in three stages: census tracts, households and individuals. The outcome variable was disability, defined by the self-reported problems in bodily functions or structures. The explanatory variables were gender, age, self-reported morbidity and socioeconomic status index that included variables mother and respondent schooling and household income. The factorial analysis ...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Social inequalities in limitations caused by chronic diseases and disabilities in Brazil: the 2013 National Health Survey
Resumo O objetivo deste artigo é avaliar a associação entre desigualdades sociais e autorrelato de limitações para a realização de atividades diárias, causadas por doenças crônicas ou deficiências. Inquérito nacional (Pesquisa Nacional de Saúde, 2013) que avaliou amostra de brasileiros com 18+ anos. O desfecho foi o indivíduo relatar ter suas atividades habituais limitadas moderadamente ou intensamente ou muito intensamente (Limit) devido a uma ou mais doenças crônicas, ou ainda por deficiência mental, f&iacut...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Continuous Cash Benefit (BCP) for disabled individuals: access barriers and intersectoral gaps
Resumo A Constitui ção Federal de 1988 aprovou o Benefício de Prestação (BPC) para idosos e pessoas com deficiência com renda familiar até 1/4 do salário mínimo, que alcançou em 2015 cerca de 4 milhões de pessoas. Para pessoas com deficiência, a implementação do BPC envolve organizações da previdência social, assistência social e saúde. O trabalho discute como algumas lacunas nos mecanismos de coordenação intersetorial entre essas áreas produzem barreiras de acesso aos potenc...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Social protection and public policy for vulnerable populations: an assessment of the Continuous Cash Benefit Program of Welfare in Brazil
Resumo O artigo descreve a evolu ção histórica e o perfil dos requerentes do Benefício de Prestação Continuada da Assistência Social (BPC), destinado a idosos e pessoas pobres com deficiência, que utiliza, desde 2009, critérios de elegibilidade construídos com base na CIF/OMS e em consonância com a Convenção sobre os D ireitos das Pessoas com deficiência da ONU. O comportamento dos benefícios foi determinado a partir da análise dos coeficientes de concessões gerais e não judiciais, entre 1998 e 2014. O ...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Street-level Bureaucracy and Social Policy in Brazil
Resumo O artigo descreve a burocracia do governo central brasileiro e o acesso da pessoa com defici ência ao Benefício de Prestação Continuada (BPC). Este acesso é dependente da avaliação da condição de vulnerabilidade realizada pela burocracia ministerial. Foram utilizadas revisão de literatura e dados secundários de séries de tempo e transversal para descrever a burocracia federal. D ocumentos legais e indicadores descrevem o regime de avaliação pericial. É demonstrada a evolução desigual no quantitativo ...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

BPC: from security advances to the risk of social security reform
Resumo Este artigo analisa as propostas de altera ção no Benefício de Prestação Continuada (BPC) discutidas no âmbito da reforma previdenciária, tanto na original do governo de 2016 quanto no substitutivo apresentado pelo relator do projeto no Congresso em 2017. As mudanças aventadas incidem sobre dois aspectos: aumento na idade mínima de acesso e desvinculação do valor do benefício do salário mínimo. São discutidas no texto, as justificativas para a reforma do BPC, referentes tanto aos desestímulos à contr...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - November 30, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Democracy, Social Security and Income Transfer in Brazil
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Enhancement of public policy with a focus on functioning: evaluations and reflections on the Continuous Cash Benefit program in Brazil
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Health information on the internet and dengue
This article presents Virg ínia Schall ’ s professional career, interrupted very early. It highlights her major role in the integration of the fields of Health, Education and Scientific Dissemination in Brazil. The contextualization of her academic and literary production as a researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, demonstrates Virg ínia ’ s contribution in strengthening the institution and in the teaching of dozens of researchers and students. With a strong inter- and multidisciplinary approach, she was a pioneer in the field of Health Education, Science Education, and Science Dissemination. ...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - October 23, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Moreira T. The transformations of contemporary health care: the Market, the Laboratory and the Forum. New York: Routledge; 2012. (Coleção Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare).
This article presents Virg ínia Schall ’ s professional career, interrupted very early. It highlights her major role in the integration of the fields of Health, Education and Scientific Dissemination in Brazil. The contextualization of her academic and literary production as a researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, demonstrates Virg ínia ’ s contribution in strengthening the institution and in the teaching of dozens of researchers and students. With a strong inter- and multidisciplinary approach, she was a pioneer in the field of Health Education, Science Education, and Science Dissemination. ...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - October 23, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

The trajectory of Virgínia Schall: integration of Health, Education, Science and Literature
This article presents Virg ínia Schall ’ s professional career, interrupted very early. It highlights her major role in the integration of the fields of Health, Education and Scientific Dissemination in Brazil. The contextualization of her academic and literary production as a researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, demonstrates Virg ínia ’ s contribution in strengthening the institution and in the teaching of dozens of researchers and students. With a strong inter- and multidisciplinary approach, she was a pioneer in the field of Health Education, Science Education, and Science Dissemination. ...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - October 23, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

On Integrated Residency in Health with emphasis on Health Surveillance
Resumo A atua ção dos profissionais na Vigilância em Saúde, considerando as quatro áreas que a compõe (ambiental, epidemiológica, sanitária e de saúde do trabalhador), requer um amplo e complexo conjunto de saberes oriundos de muitos setores do conhecimento, inclusive daqueles que não são classificados como da área da saúde. Considerando a necessidade de preparar profissionais para atuarem na Vigilância em Saúde no SUS, integrando as quatro áreas do conhecimento, a Escola de Saúde Pública do Rio Grand...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - October 23, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Death surveillance as an indicator of the quality of health care for women and children
Resumo Objetivamos avaliar a implementa ção de uma rede regional de vigilância do óbito, refletindo sobre desafios e potencialidades de atuação enquanto observatório da violência contra a mulher. A pesquisa envolveu nove municípios de uma região de saúde da Zona da Mata de Minas Gerais. Acompanhamos reuniões do comitê regiona l de vigilância do óbito e realizamos entrevistas semiestruturadas com seus profissionais e com gestores municipais de saúde. Também analisamos informações sobre investiga&c...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - October 23, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Evaluation of Health Surveillance in the Zona da Mata Mineira: from standards to practice
This study aims to evaluate the level of Health Surveillance in the Zona da Mata Mineira region. This is an evaluative study, and data were collected in the first half of 2016. The research universe consisted of seven municipalities in the Zona da Mata Mineira complex. Municipalities were selected with reference to available operational epidemiological, environmental and sanitary surveillance. The subjects under analysis were the Surveillance coordinators (n = 21), Health Surveillance coordinators (n = 7) and Health secretaries (n = 7). We conducted interviews using a semi-structured and elaborated questionnaire based on t...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - October 23, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Identification of priority Health Regions in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, for Health Surveillance actions
Resumo O presente artigo identifica as Regi ões de Saúde do Rio Grande do Sul (RS) prioritárias com vistas a implementar ações para o fortalecimento da Vigilância em Saúde. Estudo descritivo com dados da série histórica de 11 (onze) indicadores de Vigilância em Saúde do Caderno de Diretrizes, Objetivos, Metas e Indicadores 2016, do Ministério da Saúde pactuados pela Comissão Intergestores Bipartite/RS. Os indicadores selecionados são sintetizados para produzir um Indicador Composto de Avaliação da Vigil&acir...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - October 23, 2017 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research