The Influence Of Nursing In The Development Of Popular Education In Health

  • Maurício Caxias de Souza Universidade Federal da Paraíba
  • Patrícia Serpa de Souza Batista
  • Hudson Silva de Oliveira
  • Thais Dandara Azevedo da Silva
  • Gleydson Henrique de Oliveira Dantas
  • Tahuan Sheldon Ramos Santos
  • Thaise Silva Amorim
  • Sandra Jaqueline dos Santos
  • Fernanda Alves Pereira
  • Marli Rodrigues Pessoa
  • Danielle Brito de Andrade


Objective: analyze the scientific publications focusing on Popular Health Education available in online journals indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL), in the period from 2007 to 2017.

Method: it is an integrative review of current literature, descriptive of quantitative approach. It was used as LILACS database and the SCIELO Virtual Library, with the following Health Sciences Descriptors (DECs): Health Education; Health Promotion; Community Health Nursing. For article selection criteria: be related to health education; authorship of health professionals; and have been published between the years 2007 to 2017. 09 articles were selected.

Results: we noticed a greater number of studies published in the year 2010/2012, produced by nurses and multidisciplinary academics in the Portuguese language.

Conclusion: nursing must persist in search of social transformation from Popular Education in Health, encouraging and creating favorable ties for your event. The plurality of knowledge should be more valued and education encouraged as a process of social self-formation, through the creation of Public Policies focused on this theme.

Descriptors: Health Education. Health Promotion. Community Health Nursing.

Mar 5, 2017
How to Cite
DE SOUZA, Maurício Caxias et al. The Influence Of Nursing In The Development Of Popular Education In Health. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 10, mar. 2017. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 26 may 2017. doi:
Global Health & Health Policy

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