Physical and mental health: joining inseparable fragments for a Universal Health Coverage

Authors: Pedro Anderson Ferreira Quirino                 Alexandre dos Santos Lima NMO: IFMSA Brazil University: Universidade de Pernambuco campus Serra Talhada Theme: The role of Primary Health Care in achieving Universal Health Coverage Email: [email protected] ; [email protected] In Brazil, after the implementation of the Unified Health System in 1988, health became the right of all and its […]

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How curricula will change the world

Bianca Quintella Ribeiro Corrêa Amaro Universidade Federal de Roraima IFMSA Brazil Places that need doctors the most are the ones with the least infrastructure, the poorest populations, most difficult access, lowest level of education and littlest professional growth opportunities. Medical doctors, on the other hand, are encouraged to pursue career goals and to keep on […]

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Primary Care: Human Rights, Market, and the Brazilian Experience

 Authors: Victor Barbosa Assis, IFMSA Brazil UFPB                   Victor Monteiro Pontes, IFMSA Brazil UPB Primary care was a term used for the first time in Dawson’s Report in 1920, in the United Kingdom. The report made an evaluation, which concluded that the management of health services of […]

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Transforming health: empowering human resources in primary health care

By: Daniel Andrés Sierra García IFMSA Guatemala Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala More than any other organization, health organizations are highly dependent on their workforce; therefore, the ability of each country to reach its health goals depends mainly on the knowledge, skills, motivation and deployment of the people responsible for delivering and organizing health […]

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Celebrating Human Rights Day: Universal Health Coverage in Indonesia

Indonesia is a country with amazing diversity – and it means a whole unique set of problems within. This level of diversity also leads to many problems, such as the implementation of Universal Health Coverage in Indonesia, well known as the National Health Insurance System (NHIS) that was managed by the Social Security Agency for […]

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Tobacco Speaking

Just so you know, you make It too easy,too easy for me to kill you And don’t get it twisted I don’t give  pleasures, instead I enter chest walls to selfishly suck up all treasures  I know you may be clueless that i am that serial killer that can’t be sued, that is why I […]

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The Alchemy of Panaceas

I have not seen too many days,but I know how to read inverted omens.  I understand the cruelty of infirmity;how the body becomes a sieve for worms to slither through,how the soul becomes a haven of nightmares and abysses. I know the smell of lifeless blood and sweat, how drugs and regimens make love to […]

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