Article of American Journal of Education and Humanities 

An integrated health action with recyclable material collectors in the city of Itapissuma, Pernambuco

Loiola, A.M.A1; Pereira, I.K.O2; Ribeiro, L.L3; Nascimento, R.D.4; Santos, D.C.M5; Ferreira, J.S.A6
Loiola, A.M.A1; Pereira, I.K.O2; Ribeiro, L.L3; Nascimento, R.D.4; Santos, D.C.M5; Ferreira, J.S.A6

Abstract:
Social vulnerability is common to marginalized working classes and specific social groups, such as waste pickers. Plan a comprehensive care to vulnerable populations requires efforts to break the fragmentation of practices and ensuring access of all citizens to health services. This study reports the experience of nursing students in an integrated health action with recyclable material collectors in the city of Itapissuma, Pernambuco. This is an experience report of an integrated health action performed by 06 nursing students in Itapissuma-PE. They examined 24 people, of which one case was diagnosed. health education activities were performed on leprosy, immunization and vector diseases. It was made rapid test anti-HIV immunization against influenza, diphtheria and tetanus, and prophylaxis geohelmintíases. For a comprehensive care and equal the most vulnerable groups should seek to know and minimize the social factors that determine your illness.

Keywords:
Nursing; Leprosy; Social vulnerability

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