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Directly observed therapy for tuberculosis evaluation in Primary Health Care according to information, knowledge and innovation dimensions

Grant number: 15/16225-7
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): January 01, 2016
Effective date (End): December 31, 2016
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Nursing - Public Health Nursing
Principal researcher:Káren Mendes Jorge de Souza
Grantee:Bruna Viana Shuhama
Home Institution: Escola Paulista de Enfermagem (EPE). Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP). Campus São Paulo. São Paulo , SP, Brazil


This project is related to the multicenter study "Evaluation of Directly Observed Therapy for tuberculosis transfer in priority counties of South, Southeast, Northeast and North region", funded by the public notice nº 14/2014 of National Council of Scientific and Technological Development, led by professors Dr. Pedro Fredemir Palha and Dr. Lenilde Duarte de Sá, which results of the collaboration between researchers from the Epidemiological and Operational area from the Brazilian Network of Tuberculosis Research (REDE-TB). In this scientific initiation proposal, it is aimed to analyze the Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) for tuberculosis (TB), by the dimensions information, knowledge and innovation, related to the transfer of this politic to the Primary Health Care. Will be interviewed health professionals (physician, nurses, auxiliary and nursing technicians), which offer DOT in Basic Health Unities with Health Family Strategy of Regional Coordination of Health Southeast, in São Paulo - SP, using the self-report tool "Evaluation of Policy Transfer - Innovation, Information and Knowledge in tuberculosis control" (ATP-IINFOC-TB), elaborated and validated. In the statistical analysis, with Statistica 12 software, will be described the variable's frequency and them distribution. The results of this study will contribute to the knowledge production in Public Health area and could offer a basis to the planning, organization, monitoring and evaluation of DOT in TB control, in São Paulo - SP context.

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SHUHAMA, BRUNA VIANA; CAETANO DA SILVA, LAIS MARA; DE PAULA ANDRADE, RUBIA LAINE; PALHA, PEDRO FREDEMIR; HINO, PAULA; JORGE DE SOUZA, KAREN MENDES. Evaluation of the directly observed therapy for treating tuberculosis according to the dimensions of policy transfer. Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP, v. 51, 2017. Web of Science Citations: 1.

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