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The access to health services and to nursing care from a Newborn´s Municipal Health Program

Grant number: 15/08154-2
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2015
Effective date (End): March 31, 2017
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Nursing - Public Health Nursing
Cooperation agreement: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)
Principal Investigator:Maria Cândida de Carvalho Furtado
Grantee:Poliana Remundini Lima
Home Institution: Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto (EERP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Ribeirão Preto , SP, Brazil

Abstract

This is a cross-sectional and an analytical study that aims to analyze the access of child, after birth, to the nursing care in basic health network in a city in state of São Paulo. The participant are all children who were born between January 1st, 2010 and December 31th, 2014. The city has an annual average of 8,200 birth, and 60% of those are SUS users; so, we estimate 24,600 children in this study. We will obtain the data from spreadsheets of A Life Blossom Program, linked to Program for Child Health Care of Municipal Health Department (MHD). The variables to be analyzed will be basic health facility, hospital of birth, child's age, birth weight, maternal age, parity, referral to specialized health service, neonatal screening and BCG vaccine. In the analytical phase, we will look for association between birth weight, maternal age, parity and the newborn access to nursing health care in basic health units. An Ethic Committee will evaluate this project, after MHD approval. The benefits are related to the management of information on the access and the nursing care to child as a potential tool to qualify the care provided by transposing the results to similar situations, as well as supporting in the visibility of those results in regional and/or national level. (AU)