Prevention and control of Viral Respiratory Tract Infections in populations deprived of liberty


  • Thaís Barbosa de Oliveira Escola Superior de Ciências da Saúde. Programa de Residência Multiprofissional em Saúde da Família e Comunidade. Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brasil
  • Lorrany Santos Rodrigues Escola Superior de Ciências da Saúde. Programa de Residência Multiprofissional em Saúde da Família e Comunidade. Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brasil
  • Caroliny Victoria dos Santos Silva Universidade de Brasília, Faculdade de Ceilândia. Departamento de enfermagem. Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brasil
  • Pâmela Jesus dos Santos Escola Superior de Ciências da Saúde. Programa de Residência Multiprofissional em Saúde da Família e Comunidade. Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brasil
  • Maurício Yukio Hirata Escola Superior de Ciências da Saúde. Programa de Residência Multiprofissional em Saúde da Família e Comunidade. Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brasil
  • Jade Christinne da Costa de Paula dos Santos Universidade de Brasília. Faculdade de Direito. Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brasil
  • Maria Beatriz Ruy Secretaria de Estado de Saúde do Distrito Federal. Gerência de Planejamento Monitoramento e Avaliação da Diretoria Regional de Atenção Primária à Saúde da Superintendência da Região de Saúde Leste. Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brasil


Virus Diseases, Respiratory System, Prisons, Public Health


Introduction: One of the main causes of morbidity and mortality in the world, in populations of all age groups are caused by Viral Respiratory Tract Infections (VRTI), however, there are risk groups in which the condition can be aggravated, as the Population Deprived of Liberty (PDL). Aim: To identify the scientific production on strategies for prevention and control of outbreaks of VRTI in Populations Deprived of Liberty (PDL). Outlining: Medline, Pubmed Central, SCIELO, LILACS and Science Direct databases were used for data collection. Results: 387 articles were found. Of these, 20 addressed aspects related to the theme and only 16 presented a description of coping strategies for the infections addressed. The articles were categorized by content analysis by the Bardin method. Five categories were obtained: Monitoring the Health Situation of PDL (94%, n=15), Social Distancing (75%, n=12), Health Education (37%, n=6), Respect for Human Rights (25%, n=4) and Environmental Hygiene (19%, n=3). Implications: The implementation of these strategies depends on strengthening health systems, supporting the effectiveness of human rights and including the prison health agenda in the public health agenda not only in pandemic periods.


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