Revista de Saúde Pública
On-line version ISSN 1518-8787
GOMES, Fabíola Zioni and ADORNO, Rubens de C.F.. Some considerations on growth and development in the practice of health services. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1990, vol.24, n.3, pp. 204-211. ISSN 1518-8787. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101990000300006.
Conditions for the emergence and development of health and social policy programs for children are discussed. The concepts of the child, health and health services prevalent in certain historical periods are expounded, as are the relationships of these proposals to the political and economic interest dominant in each social context, in the light of the social aspect of knowledge.
Keywords : Public health [history]; Child health; Child health services [history].