Revista de Saúde Pública
On-line version ISSN 1518-8787
MELLO, Guilherme Arantes. Classical public health thinking in São Paulo during the era of health centers and health education. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 2012, vol.46, n.4, pp. 747-750. Epub July 10, 2012. ISSN 1518-8787. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89102012005000049.
The article reviews the ideas and concepts of health service organization that followed the introduction of the Health Center model by the Health Service reform in 1925. It discusses the thinking of Geraldo de Paula Souza, Rodolfo Mascarenhas and Reinaldo Ramos, distinguished representatives of "classical thought" of public health in São Paulo, Southeastern Brazil.
Keywords : Public Health, history; Health Care Reform; Social Medicine; Primary Health Care.