Interview: The chronic conditions approach by the Unified Health System

Eugênio Vilaça Mendes About the author

Abstract

The interview explains the analysis of Eugenio Vilaça Mendes regarding the importance of chronic conditions in the morbidity and mortality profile and its impact on the Unified Health System (SUS) in Brazil. It points out which measures should be prioritized, in the interviewee's view, for the improvement of the SUS in order to qualify the care offered to the patients of these conditions, and finally brings a set of considerations formulated by him regarding the organizaton of access to Primary Care the health.

Key words
Health Unic System; Health care; Chronic conditions; Public health

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