THE REGISTRY OF DISEASES OF COMPULSORY NOTIFICATION: THE PARTICIPATION OF HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND THE COMMUNITY

Geraedson Aristides da Silva, Cilmery Marly Gabriel de Oliveira

Abstract


Backgound and Objectives: The Compulsory Notification of diseases are those with potential to cause outbreaks and epidemics. The notification of the occurrence of a disease is tool for planning prevention and control of epidemics. The objective of this study was to contextualize the functioning of the existing service in Brazil and the importance of health professionals and community action in the notification of diseases in Brazil. Methods: an integrative review where reference data were inserted published in Portuguese, English and Spanish on the following bases was performed: LILACS, PubMed, SciELO, official websites of universities, foundations, departments and ministries of Brazil. Searches located 2.781 articles, of which were included in the study 16 and 11 official documents. Results: Among the reviewed data, subsidies were found that attempt to explain the operation of the Brazilian notification service and the actions of health and community professionals in notifiable diseases. Conclusion: fragility has been observed in the knowledge of professionals and the general public about the notification of Compulsory Notification of Diseases, thus preventing a better functioning of the current notification system in Brazil. KEYWORDS: Communicable disease. Diseases notification. Notice.



DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17058/reci.v4i3.4578



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