Office of Global Engagement

Seminar on Brazil's Unified Health Care System

October 3, 2014

Brazil's Unified Health Care System: Transdisciplinary Collaboration and Integration of Health and Social Services 

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

12 p.m.

Case Study Room 270, Alpert Medical School, 222 Richmond Street

This talk, by Dr. Rogério Meireles Pinto of Columbia's School of Social Work, will provide an overview of Brazil’s Unified Health System and its Family Health Strategy – with an emphasis on the role of transdisciplinary collaboration among community health workers, physicians and nurses. Dr. Pinto will discuss associations between transdisciplinary collaboration, evidence-based practice, and primary care, public health and social services; and how these associations may facilitate integration of different services in Brazil and other global contexts.


Part of the Global Health Initiative Lecture Series and the Brazil Seminar. Co-sponsored by Portuguese and Brazilian Studies.