Analyzing participatory practices in health: The Rearing Week in Villa Soldati

2017-12-05T10:00:33Z (GMT) by Claudia Bang Marcela Corin

ABSTRACT The purpose of this paper is to describe and analyze a participative experience conducted by a Community Health Center in a marginal zone of the City of Buenos Aires. Such experience condenses in a week the realization of a large number of prevention and promotion creative activities, with a joint planning among professionals, organizations, and neighbors. Main participatory processes included in the experience are analyzed from the Integral Primary Health Care perspective. It is concluded that the resulting collective creative work has a great power in the promotion of integral health in the neighborhood, as a production of subjectivity alternative to the biomedical care model.