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Abstract

MORETTI, Andreya Cristina et al. Intersectoriality in health promotion actions carried out by the oral health team of Curitiba, Paraná State. Ciênc. saúde coletiva [online]. 2010, vol.15, suppl.1, pp. 1827-1834. ISSN 1413-8123.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-81232010000700095.

This study sought to explore the intersectoral actions developed by the oral health teams of Curitiba, Paraná State, and to analyze the local managers' perception about intersectoral approach. A cross-sectional study with quantitative and qualitative methodology was used, with data collection by a self-response questionnaire and focal group technique. The results showed that most health promotion actions carried out by the teams are interdisciplinary and when other sectors are involved it is in turning physical spaces available, without jointed and integrated perspectives. The managers' perception reinforces in the concept the teams' practices. It was observed that the Family Health Strategy facilitate intersectoral actions and the intersectorality is a challenging way of work, but possible to become reality.

Keywords : Intersectorial action; Health promotion; Oral health.

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