Saúde Coletiva e a pandemia da COVID-19: desafios para uma saúde global

Fabio Araujo Dias, Eliane Ramos Pereira, Rose Mary Costa Rosa Andrade Silva, Angelica Yolanda Bueno Bejarano Vale de Medeiros
2020 Research, Society and Development  
Public Health aims to achieve as much understanding as possible of the phenomenon of human life related to the health-disease process and to obtain the highest attainable standards of health and well-being of the population. This field of knowledge contributes to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, with epidemiology as the highlight. Objective: to promote a reflection on health and the current pandemic with the proposal of the present and future construction of a more integrative and
more » ... tegrative and cooperative global health, with health services accessible to the populations. Method: literature review based on research carried out on books and database of scientific publications (VHL and Scielo). Results: scientific texts considered relevant for the discussion were included in this review, with the themes of Public Health and COVID-19. Discussion: the discussion was organized into four categories, namely: COVID-19 epidemiological challenges for health; measures to contain the pandemic; the impact of the pandemic on mental health; the social and economic impact of the pandemic. Conclusion: there are still many challenges for collaborative global health among different countries in the world.
doi:10.33448/rsd-v9i7.4188 fatcat:i2q7vorbbzbl3jtvnkrqztpns4