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Health education in small farms : Evaluation of productive aspects , sanitary , public health , animal welfare and sustaintability .

Grant number: 15/20428-0
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): April 01, 2016
Effective date (End): November 30, 2018
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Veterinary Medicine - Preventive Veterinary Medicine
Principal Investigator:Helio Langoni
Grantee:Marcela de Pinho Manzi Zocca
Host Institution: Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia (FMVZ). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Botucatu. Botucatu , SP, Brazil


Zoonoses are of fundamental importance in human health, affecting the way people live, not only on issues related to health, but also in a larger cultural context. The threat posed by zoonotic diseases shaped the history of mankind and many aspects of infrastructure physical and social environment, including the welfare of animals, both domestic and wild, food security, public health and hygiene. At least 61% of all human pathogens are zoonotic and represented 75% of all emerging pathogens in the last decade.More than 200 diseases are common among humans and animals and can be transmitted naturally. Among the various zoonoses, some are more frequently in farms with dairy cattle creations, due to inadequate management, ingestion of raw milk and undercooked meat inadequate hygiene habits, environmental factors that favor the maintenance of infectious agents and the presence of vectors.The information in rural areas is often scarce due to disability or lack of means of communication, and lack of encouragement from government agencies. Due to the unknown, people and animals can get easy to control diseases, so there is less productivity with losses to the owner, mostly small farmers, negatively impacting production, in addition to the public health aspects inherent to zoonoses.Education is understood as a basic mediator of society. Thus, health education has produced practical, depending on the historical, social, political, cultural and economic of each time. Thus, the provision of information should not be performed in a general way, but contextualized according to local conditions, and their various factors.This proposal seeks to know the local reality in farms, milk production and find alternatives to fitness from health education activities and health by employing two methods of education, the traditional model and another in the dialogic model.

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ZOCCA, Marcela de Pinho Manzi. Dialogical perspective in the process of health education veterinary. 2018. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp). Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia. Botucatu Botucatu.

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