International Research Journal of Health Education


HEALTH EDUCATION ACTIVITY IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTER ON FOOD CARE IN THE EARLY YEARS OF LIFE – EXPERIENCE REPORT

Research article of International Research Journal of Health Education HEALTH EDUCATION ACTIVITY IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTER ON FOOD CARE IN THE EARLY YEARS OF LIFE – EXPERIENCE REPORT João Victor Cinicio Cavalcanti1 *, Caio César Coelho de Melo1, Gustavo Sales Santa Cruz1, Pedro Perboire Nunes1 1UPE Introduction: the first years of life are constituted as one of the most important phases of the human experience due to the maturation of organs, systems and vital functions. In this stage, the inappropriate nourishment with exclusive breastfeeding withdrawal and untimely introduction of solid and processed foods rich in carbohydrates and lipids through epigenetics mechanisms are related to the increased chance of developing a non-transmissible chronic disease such as obesity, being this practice discouraged and alerted by the Brazilian Society of Pediatrics. However, the lack of information and the low socioeconomic conditions lead some families to introduce these improper eating habits at this stage of life, which entails health problems according to the concepts of disease prevention and health and wellness promotion. Objective: based on that perspective, a health education action was planned and fulfilled on April 24, 2019 in the waiting room of the Primary Healthcare Center Alto dos Coqueiros, in order to take information and apply the knowledge about the cares with the early years of life closer to the present families reality. Methods: the action was structured in expositive speeches given by five medical students of the Faculdade de Ciências Médicas about caring at this stage of life, especially about nutrition. Were addressed topics like exclusive breastfeeding, introduction of solid food, allergy prevention, “first 1000 days”, however always letting the presents share experiences and make questions about the topics. Results: the activity had a significant participation of the people present, including health professionals from the unit itself, highlighting the share ...

Deployment of the Telephoneaudiology in the Hospital Network of Pernambuco: Experience Report

Research article of International Research Journal of Health Education Deployment of the Telephoneaudiology in the Hospital Network of Pernambuco: Experience Report Tatiana de Paula Santana da Silva1*, Cynthia Maria Barboza do Nascimento2, Maria Luiza Lopes Timóteo de lima3 Dulcineide Gonçalo de Oliveira4, Marília Cleide Tenório Gomes5. 1Doutora em Neuropsiquiatria e Ciências do Comportamento pela Universidade Federal de Pernambuco; 2,3Docente do Departamento de Fonoaudiologia da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco; 4 Mestre em Saúde Pública pelo Centro de Pesquisa Aggeu Magalhaes; 5Bacharel em Ciências Biológicas pela Universidade de Pernambuco Objective: to report the process of implementation of educational actions in the subject of human communication health and speech therapy for professionals working in the Hospital Network of Pernambuco. Methods: This is an experience report developed after approval of the ethics committee in partnership with the State Nucleus of Telehealth of the Health Secretariat of Pernambuco. The methodological route for implantation consisted of four stages namely: 1- Technical analysis of the videoconference points 2-videoconferencing offer; 3- Evaluation of satisfaction by the target audience. Results: To date, two videoconferences have been carried out out of a total of four planned. Four State Hospital Hospitals participated in the sessions. At the events, 23 professionals participated, with an average training time of 17.86 years and who had been following up for approximately five years. The vast majority (95%) reported being satisfied with the proposal, 100% reported satisfaction with the topic addressed, with the material made available and with the technical quality and infrastructure. All said that the topics covered were important in their work process and that they would use the knowledge in their daily work. Unanimously, professionals said that the proposal should continue and that they participated in other projects in the same format. Conclusion: It is verified that the actions of permanent education mediated ...

IN THE PAIN OF ABSENCE: EMPTY NEST SYNDROME IN A QUILOMBOLA COMMUNITY

Research article of International Research Journal of Health Education IN THE PAIN OF ABSENCE: EMPTY NEST SYNDROME IN A QUILOMBOLA COMMUNITY José Carlos Pereira da Silva1*, José Ronivaldo Vitalino da Siva1, Sabrina Holanda Cavalcanti Nascimento1, Jacineide Maria do Nascimento1, Thais Manuella Ferreira2, Kelly Cristina do Nascimento3 Objective: To apply a health education action on the empty nest syndrome (SNV), verify its applicability in the quilombola community, as well as its peculiarities. Methodology: Conversation wheels were held in a quilombola community in the state of Alagoas, with a simplified approach taking into account the community’s lack and social inequality, using theatrical presentations, with the purpose of informing about the pathology, considering its signs and manifestations. Results: This action demonstrated in a population that is located in a quilombola community, distant from the city, making education, health and assistance very limited, so that it can lead to health education, it was very rewarding, where it was possible to pass the scientific knowledge and be able to enrich us with the knowledge of this community. Conclusion: It was notorious that the community understood and was told to identify themselves with the information about SNV. Considering the observations after the activities were carried out, the importance of health education in this community became evident, since, because it is a community far from society, with the media very limited, they are not aware of the news outside the community. It is evident that the Empty Nest Syndrome is a psychic and social problem. It is then the emergence of new strategies of care that can provide psychic and social support to this community, making it possible to avoid the loss of functionality and social isolation, factors prone to triggering suffering. Keywords: health education, quilombo, syndrome of the empty nest ...

Issues Behind Choosing Alternative Measures to Cancer Care & Cure

Review article of International Research Journal of Health Education Issues Behind Choosing Alternative Measures to Cancer Care & Cure Abdul Kader Mohiuddin Dr. M. Nasirullah Memorial Trust, Tejgaon, Dhaka Regardless of extraordinary development, regular therapy misses the mark in cancer the board. There are two noteworthy obstacles in anticancer drug development: dose-limiting poisonous symptoms that diminish either drug viability or the QoL of patients and convoluted drug development forms that are exorbitant and tedious. Cancer patients are progressively searching out alternative medicine and may be hesitant to uncover its utilization to their oncology treatment doctors. Be that as it may, there is constrained accessible data on examples of use and viability of alternative medicine for patients with cancer. The cost of delivering cancer treatment is estimated to rise globally with a projected total spending of $458 billion by 2030 [1]. However, the financial burden stems from employment loss, cost of care even when patients don't require chemotherapy, out of pocket costs' opportunity costs of informal care time and can continue long after the death of the patient. As adjuvant therapy, numerous conventional medicines demonstrated adequacy against mind, head and neck, skin, bosom, liver, pancreas, kidney, bladder, prostate, colon and blood cancers. Chemotherapy and radiotherapy are still generally customary methodologies for treatment of patients harboring propelled cancer. Customary chemotherapy likewise connected with neuropathic pain, fatigue and sleep aggravation, anxiety and depression, mouth sores, nausea and vomiting, early satiety, alopecia, bone and muscle squandering. Worldwide, some 60%-80% people depend on alternative medicines, which is also true for nearly 40% to 70% European, 50% Italian, 40% Korean, 30% British and up to 87% of Australian cancer patients [2]. Use of unapproved/unlabeled/wrong herbal treatment is not uncommon and also drug interactions reported phyto-therapeutics in oncology. Futile medicine use reported in one-fifth of terminally ill ...

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