TITLE

Educação para a Saúde – Educação para a Cidadania: Relato de Duas Experiências de Extensão Comunitária

AUTHOR(S)
Toldy, Teresa; Jólluskin, Glória; Silva, Isabel; Meneses, Rute
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Antropológicas;2011, Vol. 12, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this study is to present two experiences of health and citizenship education developed in community outreach projects conducted in a university context - Project "More Health" and Project "Learning to Grow in Paranhos". In this article, we reckon the challenge universities face in order to become an instrument for health promotion, within their role as institutions that promote the well-being of the communities in which they are integrated. This paper also considers the contributions of community outreach projects to a broader training of future professionals and to educate university students in order to prepare them as more actively involved and more socially responsible citizens, underlining the importance of providing students with experiences of social participation and community inclusion.
ACCESSION #
87654444

 

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