The development of health preservation technologies: from individual to family approach

The actuality of considered problem is in the fact that many medical social problems of preserving and improving population health can be resolved by the family and with its support. The purpose of the study is to substantiate scientifically priority of family approach in development of National health preservation system in actual conditions. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The national and foreign electronic databases were investigated to find publications concerning transformation of matrimonial relations, effect of family on health and need in health preservation technologies at each stage of its development. RESULTS: It is demonstrated that implementation of family-oriented technologies of health preservation based on knowledge of trends in family health, matrimonial relations and demographic shifts in its structure is one of the priority directions of preserving and strengthening population health. Moreover, in modern socioeconomic conditions, the categories of families that are in special need of medical social protection and health preservation such as socially problematic families, families where violence is practiced, families of the unemployed and migrants are shown up. Hence, one of the priority scientific tasks is to substantiate conceptual model of health preservation technologies for various types of families. CONCLUSION: The family and its health should become priority object of medical observation and research studies from the standpoint of public health and health care.

Alexandrova O.Y.1 , Konovalov O.E. 1, 2 , Vasilieva T.P.1 , Pak V.I. 1, 2 , Allenov A.M.1, 3 , Arseenkova O.Y.1
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  • 1 N. A. Semashko National Research Institute of Public HealthMoscow 105064, Russian Federation
  • 2 Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education "The Peoples' Friendship University of Russia" (RUDN University) of Minobrnauka of RussiaMoscow 117198, Russian Federation
  • 3 Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education "The I. M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University" (Sechenov University) of Minzdrav of RussiaMoscow 119991, Russian Federation
family health; family life cycle; health preservation; monitoring; technology; types of families
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