Municipal Management, Infrastructure And Perception Of Users: A Description Of National Program For Improving Access And Quality Of Primary Care In The Brazilian Semiarid

  • Marília Gomes de Sousa Bezerra Nutritionist, Professor Master, University Center Uninovafapi. Teresina, Piauí, Brazil
  • Roseanne de Sousa Nobre Nurse, Master degree Student, Federal University of Piauí. Teresina, Piauí, Brazil
  • Artemizia Francisca de Sousa Nutritionist, Professor Master, Federal University of Piauí. Picos, Piauí, Brazil
  • Maísa de Lima Claro Nutritionist, Specialist in Clinical Nutrition and Sports Practices, Federal University of Piauí. Picos, Piauí, Brazil

Abstract

Introduction: The Ministry of Health with the aim of improving the service provided by the Unified Health System has been creating work tools to identify which points need to receive more attention to be optimized.


Objective: Description of the role of municipal management, infrastructure assessment and perception of users of primary care.


Method: Cross-sectional and descriptive study, conducted with Basic Units of Piauí municipality in 2015. The data were represented by tables.


Results: 90% of the units reported receiving support for the planning and organization of the work process. Only 14, 81% of the units have equipment and supplies for proper operation. Users recommend the service in 92,62% of the cases.


Conclusion: despite the precarious structure of the basic units of the county, the population still recognizes them as the best care.

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Published
2017-09-06
How to Cite
DE SOUSA BEZERRA, Marília Gomes et al. Municipal Management, Infrastructure And Perception Of Users: A Description Of National Program For Improving Access And Quality Of Primary Care In The Brazilian Semiarid. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 10, sep. 2017. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imedicalsociety.org/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/2715>. Date accessed: 17 june 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.3823/2515.
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