2009
DOI: 10.1590/s0102-311x2009000900009
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Como as ações de saúde pensam o homem e como o homem as repensa: uma análise antropológica do controle da doença de Chagas

Abstract: Estudo antropológico sobre a percepção cultural de um grupo de residentes no Município de Bambuí, Minas Gerais, Brasil, em relação à experiência de doença de Chagas e ao impacto das ações de saúde na vida social. Foi realizada uma pesquisa etnográfica baseada no instrumento de entrevista aberta, buscando identificar a percepção individual de 35 habitantes de Bambuí (chagásicos e não) que viveram na região desde os anos quarenta, quando as ações de saúde foram promovidas para combater a doença de Chagas. Dentro… Show more

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“…In Bambuí, Brazil, patients experienced fear and social isolation upon receiving a diagnosis of CD, and felt abandoned by a public health system which focused on vector control over patient treatment. One patient stated it was better not to worry about the disease, since this would worsen its symptoms[49]. The same notion was conveyed by Bolivian patients in this study.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 70%
“…In Bambuí, Brazil, patients experienced fear and social isolation upon receiving a diagnosis of CD, and felt abandoned by a public health system which focused on vector control over patient treatment. One patient stated it was better not to worry about the disease, since this would worsen its symptoms[49]. The same notion was conveyed by Bolivian patients in this study.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 70%
“…Studies that addressed experiences of Chagas disease from the sufferer's perspective showed how social groups described a variety of conceptions about the disease [21], [24], [35][37]: local communities do not only have knowledge and specific ways of thinking about “Chagas”, but people also syncretize different kinds of knowledge, producing new hybridized understandings.…”
Section: Resultsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Evaluating the first Chagas' preventive programs in Brazil, Magnani et al [35] concluded that the emphasis placed on disease contributed to a rapid and effective response: it provoked awareness of people's responsibility for health and their role in combating the vector, and led to new preventive practices. Nevertheless, prevention programs that neglected those already affected disregarded the meanings attributed to “Chagas”: new meanings, such as associations with death, fear, suffering, distrust, and despair, caused suffering and could affect health seeking behaviors.…”
Section: Resultsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Por ello, su importancia ha sido reconocida por la OMS, ya que tienen en cuenta las realidades sociales y culturales de las poblaciones afectadas e incorporan de manera integral sus intereses y necesidades en los sistemas de vigilancia y control (81). En tales estrategias, se ha recurrido a diversas metodologías cualitativas que incluyen entrevistas individuales y grupales, etnografía y observación (65,82).…”
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