Homeopathy as healthcare art: analysis of public health service users’ perception of homeopathy in Macaé, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Laila Aparecida de Souza Nunes, Fabiana Abrahão


Based on an initiative of the Municipal Health Secretary, a protocol for homeopathic intervention targeting prophylaxis and treatment of dengue has been applied in Macaé, Rio de Janeiro, since 2007. Inclusion of homeopathy in the municipal program against dengue had positive results, with reduction of the intensity of symptoms and of the duration of disease. Within this context, the aim of the present study was to investigate the perception of public health service users of program Homeopathy against Dengue in Macaé as grounds for the elaboration of educational materials.


Homeopathy; Macaé; Public healthcare; User’s perception; Health education

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Direitos autorais 2016 Laila Aparecida de Souza Nunes, Fabiana Abrahão

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ISSN: 2175-3105