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Through vulnerabilities, needs and potentialities for the comprehensive healthcare of young people: learning and shared inventions en pandemic times from a approach psychosocial and multicultural humanr rights(MHR)

Grant number: 22/15685-8
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctoral
Effective date (Start): February 01, 2023
Effective date (End): March 31, 2024
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Collective Health - Public Health
Principal Investigator:José Ricardo de Carvalho Mesquita Ayres
Grantee:Valéria Monteiro Mendes
Host Institution: Faculdade de Medicina (FM). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:17/25950-2 - Youth vulnerabilities to STI/HIV and to dating violence: evaluating a human rights based psychosocial intervention, AP.TEM


This postdoctoral activity plan entitled "Through vulnerabilities, needs and potentialities for the comprehensive healthcare of young people: learning and shared inventions en pandemic times from a human psychosocial intervention and multicultural human rights (MHR)" is part of the Thematic Project" Youth vulnerabilities to STIs/HIV and to dating violence: evaluating a human rights-based " (2017/25950-2) within the scope of actions for the construction and evaluation of a program for the integral prevention of A&J based on the approach psychosocial and multicultural Human Rights (MDH) and from interventions in high schools and health units in different territories.The objective of this postdoctoral research is to identify and understand, based on listening to health professionals and young people and observing health services, how the reading of the needs of young people in these spaces is developed, with a view to sexual health issues. and the intersections of the daily life of young people identified by the theme and the understanding adopted, based on the MDH approach, that young people and schools faced in the same scene and in different scenarios of social (and sexual) interaction a syndemic of three pandemics simultaneous (STI/AIDS, COVID-19 and mental suffering). Addressing the issues that make up the lives of adolescents and young people (A&J), as social constructions instituted by our culture, requires a look that favors the development of practices capable of recognizing and acting with the social and cultural variability of these subjects, the in order not to restrict them to aspects related to age and biological maturation, as can still be seen, for example, in the fields of health and education. This is a primordial perspective to be built with and between those who work in different dimensions with A&J, as proposed by the aforementioned thematic project, by favoring the development of more permeable and intersectoral actions in the scope of care, based on the recognition of the needs and potential of these subjects in the perspective of affirmation and guarantee of fundamental rights.

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