La gestión clínica de la política pública de protección social en la atención primaria de salud

Translated title of the contribution: Clinic management of public social protection policy in primary health care

Estela Arcos-Griffiths, Luz Angélica Muñoz-González, Antonia Vollrath-Ramírez, Ximena Sánchez-Segura

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Objective: Knowing the effectiveness of clinical management of primary care health in the field of Integral Protection System for Children "Chile Crece Contigo" and "Red Protege". Method: Observational, descriptive, with information available from secondary sources of Chile Crece Contigo system in the district of Pudahuel, Santiago de Chile. The population was 1,656 pregnant women assigned to Chile Crece Contigo system in 2009. Social vulnerability was measured with the Social Protection Record. Sociodemographic and Chile Crece Contigo system performance variables were selected. It featured a raw and refined database. Processing and analysis of data was performed using the statistical program Statistical Package for Social Sciences and Excel. Descriptive statistics for frequency, position and dispersion were calculated. Certification of Scientific Ethics Committee of the School of Nursing was granted. Results: A 91.4% of institutional social vulnerability detected by screening social protection record was observed. Psychosocial risk was higher in women with social vulnerability (42.0 vs. 28.2%) more often recognized as inadequate family support, depressive symptoms, domestic violence, substance abuse and conflicts with motherhood. In the universal, specific and integrated performance it was not met with 100% access to benefits. Conclusions: The invisibility of the social vulnerability and low effectiveness of the transfer of benefits to socially vulnerable women/children deserves skills development of contextualized and integrated clinical management professionals in primary health care.

Translated title of the contributionClinic management of public social protection policy in primary health care
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)31-37
Number of pages7
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Medicine(all)


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