UFVJM’s Postgraduate Program in Health Education (EnSa) offers the master’s level course in the professional modality. The general objective of the program is to contribute to the development of science in the field of health education. EnSa also aims to invest in the development of professors’ and students’ skills in the field of teaching and research; produce knowledge about health education from the problematization of practices involved in the training of professionals, especially in the context of health services; take the teaching practice itself as a starting point to undertake changes in the daily teaching and learning within the scope of health services in a movement of action-reflection-action as well as investigate the working relationships existing in the public sectors.
EnSa’s postgraduate should develop in his/her training path skills and competences that enable him/her to relate theory and practice. Therefore, in addition to reflective and epistemological capacity in the field of theory, he/she should elucidate problems arising from his/her professional practice with a view to transforming health education. In this way, it will be possible for him/her to generate scientific knowledge production that contributes to the growth of the field of health and education integration policies. The minimum duration of the master’s program is 12 (twelve) months and the maximum is 24 (twenty-four) months, counting from the admission date. EnSa’s annual selective process offers 12 (twelve) vacancies.
Level: Master’s degree (Stricto Sensu)
Capes’ registration code: 32010010008P0
Capes recommendation date: 03/01/2011 (MEC Ordinance No. 978, of 07/26/2012, published in the DOU on 07/27/2012, section 1, p. 9).
Start date: 08/08/2011
Evaluation Area: Collective Health
Basic area: Public Health (40602001)
Concentration Area: Health and education integration policies (Proposes the evaluation of processes and factors that interfere in teaching-learning environments in the health field. It also deals with policies, technologies and health education practices in the context of professional health training and health education.
Location: Campus 1 and Campus JK of UFVJM, Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
- Education, Health and Culture
Description: Studies in the field of relations between teaching, health and culture. It brings together researches that seek to expand, theoretically and methodologically, scientific understanding around these relations, as well as academic or professional initiatives that seek to systematize experiences and/or practices around them. Starting from an expanded conception of health that considers the cultural aspects, this research line develops studies on strategies and teaching instruments concerning multiple professional practices, as well as on health professional training processes. More specifically, it seeks to consolidate a field of research on cultural settings associated with health from the perspective of health education, focusing on health and education integration policies in the social and institutional context of the Jequitinhonha Valley, the Mucuri Valley and the North of Minas Gerais.
- Health Surveillance and Health Promotion
Description: Studies in the field of health surveillance considering its multiple dimensions: epidemiological, sanitary, environmental surveillance, workers’ health, health situation and health promotion. From a general point of view, it performs the observation, analysis and monitoring of adverse health events both in the individual and collective approach, with the purpose of improving measures to control determinants, risks and damage to health in an articulated manner with the organization and/or reorganization of services in the search for redefining health practices and popular or professional education in health. More specifically, it seeks to consolidate the field of research in health surveillance from the perspective of health education, focusing on health and education integration policies in the social and institutional context of the Jequitinhonha Valley, the Mucuri Valley and the North of Minas Gerais.
- Management and Public Policies
Description: Studies in the field of management and public health policies. It investigates the organization of health services and professional training in health regarding the integration of university and health services. It deals with the social determination of the health-disease process and its relations with public policies. It seeks to reflect on management practices and public policies in the health field through a critical perspective of work and educational practices in the redefinition, transformation, construction and co-creation of public policies and in the reorganization of work processes. More specifically, it seeks to consolidate the research field in management and public policies from the perspective of health education, with a focus on health and education integration policies in the social and institutional context of the Jequitinhonha Valley, the Mucuri Valley and the North of Minas Gerais.