Technology is used today as a form of enhancing the reach of health institutions worldwide. Population living in underserved areas may experience better health treatments with the help of telehealth. To search throughout literature envidence do support the viability of telehealth as a way of enabling public health services to becoming a universal system. This is a literature review made by searching into the database Biblioteca Virtual de Saúde (BVS). Articles from 2010 to 2015 were used. Were also included other relevant articles of previous knowledge of the authors. 58 articles were found and 12 were used, besides six articles..

Tinea versicolor is a fungal infection of the stratum corneum of the skin and presents with abnormal skin pigmentation. A fungus of the normal skin flora (Malassezia furfur) causes it. This is a very prevalent disease in many countries, especially in tropical and temperate climates. It is a disease that can be classified as neglected because of the little attention given and the high prevalence, with attention to developing countries. There are treatments available, but as the main involvement of this infection are spots, rarely causing other symptoms such as itching, there is great demand for infected individuals to seek..

Vaccination coverage in pregnant can be understood as the proportion of pregnant who received all course of vaccination in relation to total existing pregnant. Indentify immunization coverage against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and influenza virus in pregnants in one maternity of Great Recife. A descriptive cross-sectional study with 294 women to verify the coverage vaccination estimate from July to September 2016. 84.35 % of the sample consisted of most pregnant women of 18 years, the vast majority prodecente the city of Jaboatão dos Guararapes. 68, 36 % had 6 or more prenatal consults. It was found that 4.76 % of..

Leprosyis a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae, primarily affects the skin, peripheral nerves and mucous membranes. Being a chronic infectious process high magnitude, a more comprehensive approach should be made to control leprosy, in-serting the issue of oral health in the comprehensive care of perspective with health pro-motion action seven in environments conducive to infection as the sex workers working environment. This study aims to bring health education through active approach in pre-venting leprosy in prostitutes, but also check the knowledge of prostitutes about the pre-vention of leprosy and investigate how they are preventing them. This is an..

Breastfeeding is internationally promoted as the ideal method of infant nutrition due to its numerous benefits to mothers, children, and communities. To enlighten the benefits of breastfeeding and to investigate the influence of breastfeeding preparation and techniques on the frequencies of exclusive breastfeeding. This systematic literature review was built from a bibliography research of scientific papers, publications and materials available on the Internet in English and Portuguese. From this research, four essencial themes were identified: benefits of breastfeeding, clinical management of breastfeeding, breastfeeding preparation and techniques, pain and discomfort in the practice of breastfeeding and nipple trauma. In the end,..