Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral
versión On-line ISSN 1561-3038
ARTEAGA GARCIA, Amaylid; ALVAREZ BLANCO, Adolfo S.; CABRERA CRUZ, Niviola y TOLEDO FERNANDEZ, Ana M.. The teaching, healthcare and research integration in Primary Health Care. Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr [online]. 2010, vol.26, n.2, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-3038.
A review paper was carried out to express the main realities on the teaching, healthcare and research fusion in Primary Health Care, to relate the main factors influencing in this process and to propose some measures that may to contribute to its improvement. Authors made a review of the official documents from the Science and Technique Management of Public Health Ministry, the main proposals of a trained group of experts to discuss this subject by the management of above mentioned Ministry as well as a recent bibliographic material. There are some difficulties avoiding the achievement of a research on a par with the quality of the ongoing teaching process. It is necessary the integral training of the managers, a appropriate structure, processes organization, health analysis and adequate locating diagnosis, motivation, stimulation, staff stability, methodological training and resources among other indispensable needs. Inclusion of the three processes in a only-work system with a maximal priority to achieve the same objective, is the success key. Teaching and medical attention have a great development in primary health care than research. This latter is ongoing at all system levels but the teaching; healthcare and research integration is nowadays a principle with a qualitative degree lower than the necessary, according to potentials of human resources available for the primary care system.
Palabras llave : Teaching; healthcare and research integration; primary health care.