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Welcome to Postgraduate Program in Public Health (PPGSC) at Ufes

  • Studies of determinants, trends and risks related to chronic non-communicable diseases. Analysis of the health-disease process and its interfaces with socioeconomic and cultural processes.

  • Study of the determinants and distribution of communicable diseases. Temporal trends, spatial distribution and risks related to communicable diseases.

  • Historical aspects and impacts of the formulation, implementation and evaluation of public policies. It studies the different ways of organizing the system and
    Health institutions and institutions of health institutions in Brazil and in other countries.

  • Analysis of work processes in health, planning, management, and evaluation of the health system and services. It also deals with studies and research. Aiming at the qualification of human care practices.

The Postgraduate Program in Public Health is based at the Center for Health Sciences of the Federal University of Espírito Santo in Brazil. It offers master’s and doctoral degrees as well as a post-doctoral program aiming to enhance assistance, research and professional training in collective health. As an emergent academic field, collective health brings together scholars from fields that range from health sciences to humanities, to social and applied sciences.
The program is based in Vitória and has offered a master's and a doctoral degree since 2002 and 2012, respectively. At the cutting edge of excellence in public health research, it has regularly achieved high scoring results in the assessment by the Brazilian official accreditation agency for postgraduate degrees. 259 masters and 4 doctors have graduated under the program, which currently has 94 students, of which 60 are master’s and 34 doctoral degree candidates.

The program is based in Vitória-ES, offering the course of Master’s Degree in Public Health since 2002 e the course of Doctoral Degree in Public Health since 2012 and has an academic qualification profile certified by CAPES, receiving 5 on its last evaluation.

The program already has 273 masters and 4 doctors and counts with 92 students regularly enrolled, being 46 in the masters and 46 in the doctorate.

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