Advanced search
Start date
Betweenand

Child with chronic illness in poverty context: identification of social vulnerability

Grant number: 10/16058-0
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): December 01, 2010
Effective date (End): November 30, 2011
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Nursing - Pediatric Nursing
Principal Investigator:Giselle Dupas
Grantee:Hana Bechara
Host Institution: Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde (CCBS). Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR). São Carlos , SP, Brazil

Abstract

The aim of this study is to realize a quantitative survey about the appearance of chronic illnesses in children that live in the area included for a determined Unit of Family´s Health of the São Carlos city in São Paulo, Brazil. The population in question was identified as being characterized for the index of vulnerability 5 (São Paulo Index of Social Vulnerability - the IPVS). It´s necessary to identify the health situation these carrying children with chronic illness to understand its relations with other factors as, for example, the poverty influence in the assistance/care process of children and interference in the daily family life. It´s observed, in this context, the importance to know these variables in the process of treatment of the chronic illnesses in childhood. For then, it will be used of semi-structured questionnaire with intention to know the families and their related dynamic to the given care the children in the displayed situation. It´s hoped with study, offer subsidies to public policies aimed at health care and social can be produced by restructuring the service and seeking improvements in health care management. (AU)

News published in Agência FAPESP Newsletter about the scholarship:
Articles published in other media outlets (0 total):
More itemsLess items
VEICULO: TITULO (DATA)
VEICULO: TITULO (DATA)

Please report errors in scientific publications list by writing to: cdi@fapesp.br.