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BERTOLOZZI, Maria Rita et al. The vulnerability and the compliance in Collective Health. Rev. esc. enferm. USP [online]. 2009, vol.43, n.spe2, pp.1326-1330. ISSN 0080-6234.

The Vulnerability and the Compliance are concepts that have being focus of debate in the Collective Health field. The challenge of the Collective Health is to promote technologies, and tools to support qualified actions, and to answer to the social groups´needs, looking for the innovation of the instruments to apprehend the reality and to develop interventions that could produce impacts: attending these social groups who needs support to conquer autonomy in the self-care. This article presents aspects of the analytic categories Compliance and Vulnerability, proposing indicators for monitoring it, in order to contribute to the development of the concepts as to the health production process.

Keywords : Vulnerability; Risk groups; Public health; Medication adherence.

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