Article of Advances in Oncology Research
To describe the contributions of the population about prevention practice of dengue
Souza M.O1; Lucena A.K.O.S2, Monteiro M.C.G3, Reis R.P4, Bezerra D.G5, Teixeira V.P.G6
1Estudante do Curso de Psicologia pela Faculdade Estácio, 2Estudante do Curso de Psicologia pela Faculdade Estácio, 3Estudante do Curso de Psicologia pela Faculdade Estácio, 4Estudante do Curso de Enfermagem; 5Docente na Faculdade Estácio e na Universidade Federal de Alagoas - UFAL; 6Bióloga Licenciada, Mestre em Morfologia Humana e Doutora em Biologia Humana e Experimental, Docente na Faculdade Estácio e na Universidade Federal de Alagoas
Dengue is the world's most important arboviral disease in terms of number of people affected ans is transmited by mosquitoes Aedes Aegypti. The main strategy for epidemic prevention and control is population behavior in the prevetion and insecticide fumigation. The following study aims to describe the contributions of the population about prevention practice of dengue. This is a descritive research. Studies of any design published from 2012 to 2016 avaliable in english, portuguese and spanish were included. The survey was conducted in the Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO). Six articles were found that match the elegible criterias. In accord to them, it was realized that the Brazilian population has a slouch behavior in practice prevention of mosquito outbreaks, providing opportunities that the mosquito prolife, and not getting success in disease control. This may occur because of poor infrastructure conditions in most cities, as well as the lack of preventive actions both private and public initiative. It was clear that the Brazilian population needs to engage in preventive actions related to dengue, but also charge more effective action of public policies to assist them in combating the proliferation of the mosquitoe.
Dengue; Preventive practice; Health education; Disease Control; Community Participation