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Revista de Saúde Pública
On-line version ISSN 1518-8787
LIMA-GONCALVES, Ernesto et al. Preventive medicine and medical care in the social welfare. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1973, vol.7, n.2, pp. 139-150. ISSN 1518-8787. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101973000200007.
A plan of application of preventive medicine criteria to the outpatient clinics oferred by the National Institut of Social Welfare to their members in São Paulo is exposed. The plan, to be implanted in the second semester of 1973, will include 4 basic programs: immunization; combat against tuberculosis; prenatal care; and infant care. Each of these programs is presented in detail, including main objectives, priorities and operational aims.
Keywords : Preventive medicine; Social welfare [S. Paulo, Brazil]; Outpatient clinics; Immunization [program]; Tuberculosis [prevention]; Prenatal care; Child welfare.