Global Journal of Case Reports

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Knowledge of Prostitutes on the Prevention of Neglected diseases

Nascimento K.C1, Melo F.M2, Costa T.I.S3, Amorim T.K.V.F4, Araújo W.J.S5, Riscado J.L.S6
Neglected diseases develop more in areas with deficient socioeconomic conditions, the working environment in which sex workers toiled through a routine with intense contact, prolonged, customer turnover, often the work environment in poor sanitary conditions favor contagion, contamination, spread of some neglected diseases. Bring health education through problematical active methodology. Raise awareness of sex Occuptional about neglected diseases. Knowing, as they prevent. This is an action research through an experience report on health education through active methodology performed in a cabaret in Maceió, in October 2016 with 10 sex workers. After sex workers participate in four phases: There a current concern for each sex worker reported that some entities have had some of these diseases, but they did not know they were these. It was observed that prostitutes know little about the given disease, its signs, symptoms, modes of transmission. The consumption of illicit drugs is common among them, a factor that exposes the most vulnerable situations in relation to the identification / perception of neglected diseases.

Active methodologies for Neglected diseases in transgender women

Melo F.M1; Nascimento K.C2; Costa T.I.S3; Angelo J.M4; Araújo W.J.S5; Riscado J.L.S6.
Neglected diseases are those caused by infectious agents or parasites and are considered endemic in low-income populations.Transgender women are subject to strong social stigma, with health vulnerability in relation to neglected diseases. The teaching with active methodology emerges as a good health promotion mechanism for that group. This study aims to bring health education through active approach in preventing neglected diseases in transgender women, but also check their knowledge about the prevention and investigate how they are preventing them. This is an account of health education experience through active methodology performed in a theather in October 2016, through health education, with 05transgenderwomen. The transgender women were grouped into four stages: First: Who are we? Second: what are we doing here? Third: problem situation. What are these diseases? Fourth: Summarizing the problems. It was observed that the transex women know a little about the presented diseases, signs, symptoms, modes of transmission. Their type of work and working environment are factors that exposes them most vulnerable situations in relation to neglected diseases.