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Intersectorality and social participation as coping policies for health inequities-worldwide

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Author(s):
Fiorati, Regina Celia [1] ; Arcencio, Ricardo A. [2] ; Segura del Pozo, Javier [3] ; Ramasco-Gutierrez, Milagros [4] ; Serrano-Gallardo, Pilar [5, 6, 7]
Total Authors: 5
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Sch Med Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Sch Nursing Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[3] Ayuntamiento Madrid, Madrid Salud, Madrid - Spain
[4] Comunidad Madrid, Consejeria Sanidad, Madrid - Spain
[5] Autonomous Univ Madrid, Sch Med, Dept Surg, Dept Sect Nursing, Madrid - Spain
[6] Inst Interuniv Invest Avanzada Sobre Evaluac Cien, Madrid - Spain
[7] Inst Invest Sanitaria Puerta Hierro Majadahonda I, Madrid - Spain
Total Affiliations: 7
Document type: Review article
Source: GACETA SANITARIA; v. 32, n. 3, p. 304-314, MAY-JUN 2018.
Web of Science Citations: 3
Abstract

Objective: To determine the impact that intersectoral policies and social participation, implemented worldwide, have had on the modification of the social determinants for health and on the reduction of social health inequities. Method: A scoping review of the literature published in the period 2005-2015 was performed. The literature search was conducted on PubMed and Scielo databases. Two researchers reviewed each document. Data were analysed according to the intersectoral action and social participation variables and according to the theoretical frameworks of the Social Determinants Model of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) and the theoretical constructs of Social Capital (SC) and Life Course (LC). Results: Out of 45 documents likely to be selected for final review, all of them based on title and abstract, 20 documents were eventually picked out and analysed; most them (n = 8) were conducted in all Latin America and Latin America's countries. Twelve documents reported intersectoral action associated with social participation in partnership with different institutions. Regarding theoretical frameworks, most of studies (n = 8) used CSDH and SC. In relation to health outcomes, the studies showed mainly: increased access to health and education, follow-up of pregnant women, increasing in prenatal examinations, reduction in malnutrition/child mortality, reduction in extreme poverty/hunger; reduction in epidemics/tuberculosis, control of alcohol/drug consumption, promotion of health/mental as well as basic sanitation improvements. Conclusions: Intersectoral and social participation experiences studied yielded positive outcomes regarding health status and quality of life in the communities in which such experiences were implemented. (C) 2017 SESPAS. Published by Elsevier Espaila, S.L.U. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 15/00746-8 - Primary Health Care and programs to reduce social inequalities
Grantee:Regina Célia Fiorati
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research