International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Music Therapy as a Strong Ally to the Practices of Humanization in Public Health in Brazil
Adriana de Freitas Pimentel

Considering the path and achievement reached by Unified System for Health, adopted in Brazil since 1988, this article raise the necessity to think about strategies to improve changes to the process of changing daily practices of public health care, nowadays, in 2014. From Política Nacional de Humanização – PNH (National humanization policy) , responsible for establishing guidelines to promote this change and, based on the relevance of training multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary teams to achieve your goal, reveals Music Therapy as mobilizing and transforming profession as a strong ally to National Humanization Policy. This study is a rereading of a research conducted by FIOCRUZ/Ministério da Saúde (Health Ministry), in 2005, pointing convergences between National Humanization Policy and Music Therapy, basing conceptually the action of this profession on public health care, beyond the common clinic practices. The article shows that several studies have been performed aiming at Humanization of Health.

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