International Journal of Virology and Diseases


The contributions of the population about prevention practice of Dengue

Review Article of International Journal of Virology and Diseases The contributions of the population about prevention practice of Dengue Souza, M.O.,1; Lucena, A.K.O.S 2, Bezerra, D.G3, Teixeira, V.P.G4 1Estudante do Curso de Psicologia pela faculdade Estácio*, 2Estudante do Curso de Psicologia pela faculdade Estácio, 3Docente na Faculdade Estácio e na Universidade Federal de Alagoas - UFAL; Bióloga Licenciada, Mestre em Morfologia Humana e Doutora em Biologia Humana e experimental, Docente na Faculdade Estácio e na Universidade Federal de Alagoas 4 Introduction: Dengue is the world’s most important arboviral disease in terms of number of people affected ans is transmitted by mosquitoes Aedes Aegypti. The main strategy for epidemic prevention and control is population behavior in the prevention and insecticide fumigation. Objective: The following study aims to describe the contributions of the population about prevention practice of dengue. Materials and Methods: This is a descriptive research. Studies of any design published from 2012 to 2016 available in english, portuguese and spanish were included. The survey was conducted in the Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO). Results and Discussion: Six articles were found that match the eligible criterias. In accord to them, it was realized that the Brazilian population has a slouch behavior in practice prevention of mosquito outbreaks, providing opportunities that the mosquito prolife, and not getting success in disease control. This may occur because of poor infrastructure conditions in most cities, as well as the lack of preventive actions both private and public initiative. Conclusion: It was clear that the Brazilian population needs to engage in preventive actions related to dengue, but also charge more effective action of public policies to assist them in combating the proliferation of the mosquito. Keywords: Dengue; Preventive practice; Health education; Disease control; Community Participation ...

YELLOW FEVER: A BRIEF THEORETICAL REFERENCE

Review Article of International Journal of Virology and Diseases YELLOW FEVER: A BRIEF THEORETICAL REFERENCE Jaqueline Pereira de Lima1*; Ana Paula Rocha da Costa2 The yellow fever is treated of a disease infectious endemic sharp viral of origins in Africa and in areas in South America. According to OMS (World Organization of the Health), they are dear annually 200.000 cases of the disease. The etiological agent of the yellow fever belongs to the family Flaviridae and to the gender Flavirirus, which is the responsible for other diseases in the man. The treatment of the yellow fever is constituted with uses of painkillers and antitérmicos with attention specifies of acid acetilsalicílico and flowed in the pictures hemorrágicos. This work intended to accomplish a bibliographical revision on the yellow fever. Now there are several indicative factors of reurbanização of the disease, the incidence of the virus happens in endemic areas, infecting the man and his/her natural host Keywords: yellow fever, I diagnose vaccination ...

The Epidemiology of The Zika Virus And Microcephaly

Research Article of International Journal of Virology and Diseases The Epidemiology of The Zika Virus And Microcephaly Silva T.P.S1; Lima M.L.L.T2; Souza F.O.S3; Novaes M.A4; Nascimento C.M.B5 1,2,5Docente do Curso de Fonoaudiologia da UFPE; 3Doutora em Saúde Pública pelo CPqAM/Fiocruz, 4Docente do Curso de Medicina da UFPE The development of strategies to manage the Zika virus epidemic constitutes a challenge for the scientific community. Develop tele-education actions in the field of human communication health with an emphasis on implications stemming from the Zika virus and microcephaly for professionals of the Family Health Strategy and students at the Federal University of Pernambuco. The experience of a set of three web conference seminars is described. The lectures addressed the epidemiology of the Zika virus and microcephaly, speech/hearing therapy, breastfeeding and feeding children with microcephaly. The mean number of connected points was 1.6 per session, with representatives of metropolitan Recife and the municipality of Lajedo. A total of 13 individuals participated in the action (three students and 10 healthcare professionals). All considered the topics interesting and relevant to the profession and all reported being satisfied with the experience. Web conference seminars can contribute to the creation of a dialog among different actors linked to health promotion actions with the aim of potentiating integral care, especially in response to current and future epidemics. Keywords: Speech therapy; Telemedicine; Zika virus ...

Epidemiological Profile of Tuberculosis in the Municipality of Limoeiro, Pernambuco, for the Period 2008-2013

Research Article of International Journal of Virology and Diseases Epidemiological Profile of Tuberculosis in the Municipality of Limoeiro, Pernambuco, for the Period 2008-2013 Andreza Bezerra de Lima¹*, Maria Eduarda da Silva Santana², Tamyres Camila Silva³, Emmanuela Kethully Mota dos Santos4, Maria Juliana Gomes Arandas5, Janaina Kelli Gomes Arandas6 Introduction: This study characterized the epidemiological profile of the reported cases of tuberculosis in the municipality of Limoeiro / PE, between 2008 and 2010. Methodology: This is an epidemiological, observational, retrospective study that used the (SINAN) obtained from the Epidemiological Surveillance of the Municipal Health Department, in which the data were analyzed according to the following variables: gender, age group, institutionalization status, area of residence, clinical form, type of entry , termination status, HIV serology. Results: In the study period, 347 cases of tuberculosis were reported. It was verified that males and individuals aged 15 years and over were the most affected by the disease, with 87.03% and 98.85% respectively. Regarding the institutionalization situation, 55.04% of the cases were institutionalized. The urban area accounted for 39.48% of the cases. The pulmonary form was the most predominant with 95.10%. The main mode of entry was the new case with 76.08%. Regarding the closure situation, the cure outcome was more frequent at 75.50%, mean treatment dropout was 3.75%, and TB-related death was 1.73%. TB / HIV coinfection represents 3.75% of the notifications, and 40.63% of the patients did not perform serology for HIV. Conclusions / Considerations: These results contribute to the knowledge of the epidemiology of tuberculosis in the municipality, thus providing subsidies for disease control planning and prevention actions, as well as suggestions for other studies and development of new public policies. Keywords: Infectious-contagious diseases, Epidemiology, Mycobacterium tuberculosis ...

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