Departamento de Medicina Preventiva - FM/MPR

O Departamento de Medicina Preventiva da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP), criado em 1967, tem os objetivos de promover e desenvolver formas de conhecimento na área de saúde coletiva, com as especificidades que convêm a um departamento de uma escola de Medicina, por meio de ensino e pesquisa; ministrar o ensino superior, visando a formação de pessoas capacitadas ao exercício da investigação na área de saúde coletiva, bem como a qualificação para atividades profissionais; estender à sociedade serviços relacionados às atividades de ensino e pesquisa.

O Departamento desenvolve diferentes atividades em várias linhas de atuação que podem ser agrupadas nas seguintes áreas: Ciências Humanas e Sociais em Saúde, Epidemiologia, Política, Planejamento, Gestão e Avaliação em Saúde.

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Recent Submissions

  1. Violence, discrimination, and sexual health practices among adolescent men who have sex with men, transgender women and travestis in three cities in Brazil

    CADERNOS DE SAUDE PUBLICA, v.39, suppl.1, article ID e00142922, 14p, 2023

    The HIV epidemic has a disproportionate impact on adolescent and young men who have sex with men (AMSM) and transgender women and travestis (ATGW), with an increased HIV prevalence over the last 10 years. Violence affects the lives of these populations, undermining their ability to self-care and ...

  2. Caregivers' perceptions on routine childhood vaccination: A qualitative study on vaccine hesitancy in a South Brazil state capital

    HUMAN VACCINES & IMMUNOTHERAPEUTICS, v.20, n.1, article ID 2298562, 9p, 2024

    Immunization programs worldwide have been facing challenges in keeping vaccination coverage high. Even though universally known for its robust National Immunization Program, Brazil has also faced significant challenges regarding vaccination coverage. One of the reasons for this is vaccine hesitan...

  3. Forty years of the Brazilian response to HIV: reflections on the need for a programmatic shift and policy as a common good

    CADERNOS DE SAUDE PUBLICA, v.39, suppl.1, article ID e00199423, 3p, 2023

    Agradecemos a Barreira & Alencar 1 e Paiva & Ayres 2 pelos comentarios apontando caminhos mais efetivos para a resposta ao HIV no Brasil. Neste 2023, que marca 40 anos das primeiras acoes brasileiras contra o HIV, inauguradas em 1983 pelo Grupo Somos, nosso objetivo e marcar a necessidade de reto...

  4. HIV epidemic, prevention technologies, and the new generations: trends and opportunities for epidemic response

    CADERNOS DE SAUDE PUBLICA, v.39, suppl.1, article ID e00144223, 11p, 2023

    The United Nations has underscored the possibility of ending the HIV epide-mic as a public health problem. However, an increase in the incidence among adolescents and youth has indicated a greater distance between HIV responses and the specificities of the new generations, which can maintain the ...

  5. Changes and predictors of adolescent emotion regulation, self-esteem, and locus of control during the COVID-19 pandemic: 2004 Pelotas Birth Cohort

    BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, v.45, n.5, p.389-396, 2023

    Objectives: There is growing interest in examining the impacts of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on adolescent socioemotional development. This study aimed to examine changes in adolescent emotion regulation (ER), self-esteem (SE), and locus of control (LoC) from before to durin...

  6. Methodological issues in qualitative research on HIV prevention: an integrative review

    CADERNOS DE SAUDE PUBLICA, v.39, n.11, article ID e00033123, 11p, 2023

    In view of the growing concern about the use of qualitative approach in health research, this article aims to analyze how the qualitative theoretical -method-ological framework of HIV prevention is presented in empirical research. We conducted an integrative literature review with the following g...

  7. Ultra-processed food consumption and dental caries in adolescents from the 2004 Pelotas Birth Cohort study

    COMMUNITY DENTISTRY AND ORAL EPIDEMIOLOGY, v.51, n.6, p.1180-1186, 2023

    ObjectiveTo investigate the relationship between ultra-processed food (UPF) consumption and dental caries in adolescents. MethodsData from 996 adolescents aged 12-13 years who participated in an oral health sub-study of the 2004 Pelotas Birth Cohort in southern Brazil were analysed. The main expo...

  8. Air Pollution and Health - A Science-Policy Initiative

    ANNALS OF GLOBAL HEALTH, v.85, n.1, article ID 140, 9p, 2019

    Air pollution is a major, preventable and manageable threat to people's health, well-being and the fulfillment of sustainable development. Air pollution is estimated to contribute to at least 5 million premature deaths each year across the world. No one remains unaffected by dirty air, but the ad...

  9. From health plan companies to international insurance companies: changes in the accumulation regime and repercussions on the healthcare system in Brazil

    CADERNOS DE SAUDE PUBLICA, v.32, suppl.2, article ID e00154015, 13p, 2016

    The concentration and internationalization of health plan companies in Brazil gave them a clearly financial face. Based on the need to understand the health care industry's capital accumulation patterns, the current study examines health plan companies' expansion strategies through the classifica...

  10. Human rights, vulnerability, and critical reflection on HIV/AIDS prevention in the syndemic context

    CADERNOS DE SAUDE PUBLICA, v.39, suppl.1, article ID e00186423, 3p, 2023