ESTRATÉGIA SAÚDE DA FAMÍLIA MEETINGS: AN INDISPENSABLE TOOL FOR LOCAL PLANNING

REUNIONES DE LA ESTRATÉGIA SAÚDE DA FAMÍLIA: UN DISPOSITIVO INDISPENSABLE PARA LA PLANIFICACIÓN LOCAL

Bruna Carla Voltolini Selma Regina de Andrade Talita Piccoli Lucas Alexandre Pedebôs Vanessa Andrade About the authors

ABSTRACT

Objective:

to demonstrate the structure, functioning and contributions of the Estratégia Saúde da Família work meetings regarding local health planning.

Method:

a single case study with five integrated units of analysis, represented by the coordinator of the Health Centre and four Estratégia Saúde da Família teams. Data collection was performed through semi-structured interviews, non-participant observation and documentary research from October to December 2014. Data were triangulated, organized with MaxQDA®Plus software, and analyzed according to the explanatory construction technique.

Results:

three analytical categories were identified: Structure and functioning of the Estratégia Saúde da Família work meetings; Participation of professionals in the Estratégia Saúde da Família work meetings for local planning; Processes that contribute to local health planning.

Conclusion:

work meetings are essential for the construction of local health planning. They provide professional integration through discussions, and facilitate decision-making and information exchange.

DESCRIPTORS:
Primary health care; Family health strategy; Health planning; Nursing; Health management

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