Ciência & Saúde Coletiva
Print version ISSN 1413-8123
GUIMARAES, Denise Alves and SILVA, Eduardo Sergio da. Health sciences education: dialogues in public health and the education for the citizenship. Ciênc. saúde coletiva [online]. 2010, vol.15, n.5, pp. 2551-2562. ISSN 1413-8123. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-81232010000500029.
In the last decades there have been discussions concerning the educational process of health professionals in Brazil. The discussed subjects are based on the verification of precarious aspects concerning a kind of formation that should be focused on attending the demands of the population, on the principles of SUS and an extended understanding of healthcare. We intended to think about alternatives in relation to the graduation in health sciences and in analyzing the way education in health is registered in the context of higher education.
Keywords : Formation; University graduation; Health sciences.