Perceptions of representatives of a committee against dengue in the health education actions, Goiás, Brazil

Myrella Silveira Macedo Cançado, Maria Alves Barbosa, Ricardo Antônio Gonçalves Teixeira, Ellen Synthia Fernandes de Oliveira
2014 Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP  
This study aimed to analyze how the educational actions of prevention and control of dengue are performed in Goiás, from the perspective of representatives of the State Mobilization Committee against Dengue. It is a cross-sectional descriptive-analytical study, carried out in Goiânia with 43 representatives of public-private institutions, members of the State Mobilization Committee against Dengue of Goiás, in 2013. The data collection was done through questioning about the perception of health
more » ... rception of health education for dengue prevention. Data were analyzed using content analysis and the WebQDA software. Three dimensions emerged from the analysis: educational aspects, management aspects, and community involvement. Respondents recognized the importance of health education for the prevention of dengue, and of the planning to strengthen the activities of the Committee.
doi:10.1590/s0080-623420140000800015 pmid:25830742 fatcat:ggecfh4zrrhklnsib3ptcbf6du