Permanent education as a strategy to strengthen multidisciplinary teams to work in indigenous health in brazil
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Ministry of Health in Brazil Brazil
Ministry of Health in Brazil
Publication date: 2023-04-26
Popul. Med. 2023;5(Supplement):A735
The National Policy for Permanent Education in Health was established as a strategy of the Unified Health System for the training and development of workers. Permanent Education in Health constitutes a fundamental strategy for the transformation of work so that it becomes a place of critical, reflective, propositional and technically competent action. In the field of indigenous health, the Special Secretariat for Indigenous Health (SESAI), created in 2010, is responsible for managing the Indigenous Health Care Subsystem (SASISUS). The Subsystem is made up of 34 Special Indigenous Health Districts (DSEI), which are units inserted in indigenous lands, enabling the organization of health care services. The Multidisciplinary Teams of Indigenous Health (EMSI), are responsible for operating in these territories and for organizing services in the DSEI and the Permanent Education activities of health professionals who work in indigenous territories , are based on the National Policy for Permanent Education in Health and by the guidelines of the National Policy for Health Care for Indigenous Peoples (PNASPI), training professionals to align their actions and offer health care services in accordance with the reality of indigenous peoples, as well as preparing them to act in context intercultural. Data from spreadsheets sent by the 34 DSEI in the year 2021 were used and according to the goals defined in the District Plan for Indigenous Health for the period 2020-2023, it was verified the reach of 76.4% and 22.5% referring to the number of qualified workers in the improvement of health work and for acting in an intercultural context, respectively. In view of this, the results achieved demonstrate that Permanent Education actions with the aim of incorporating interculturality in the health actions of professionals working in the DSEI are of great relevance for the improvement of these professionals, contributing to the improvement of health care.
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