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Co-responsibility and Intercultural in Public Health

1Departamento de Ciencias Biológicas y Ambientales. Licenciatura en Promoción y Educación para la Salud [UNADM-SEP], Universidad Abierta y a Distancia de México-Secretaría de Educación Pública

2Área académica de Medicina, Departamento de Salud Pública. Maestría en Salud Pública [ICSa-UAEH]

3Estudiantes de la Maestría en Salud Pública [ICSa-UAEH] Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud-Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, México

4Cirujano Dentista, [U de G] Universidad de Guadalajara, Jalisco, México

5Área Académica de Farmacia y Departamento de Salud Pública [ICSa-UAEH]

American Journal of Public Health Research. 2017, Vol. 5 No. 6, 174-180
DOI: 10.12691/ajphr-5-6-2
Copyright © 2017 Science and Education Publishing

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Cortés Ascencio Sandra Yazmín, Jesús Carlos Ruvalcaba Ledezma, Avila Domínguez Rosangela, Torres Guevara Rosa Silvana, Calderón Rodríguez Nelly Patricia, Pérez Torres Lucia Vanessa, Barragán López Norma, Cobián Díaz Mariela Lizbeth, Reynoso Vázquez Josefina. Co-responsibility and Intercultural in Public Health. American Journal of Public Health Research. 2017; 5(6):174-180. doi: 10.12691/ajphr-5-6-2.

Correspondence to: Jesús  Carlos Ruvalcaba Ledezma, Área académica de Medicina, Departamento de Salud Pública. Maestría en Salud Pública [ICSa-UAEH]. Email:


The low impact of promising and promoted in Mexican territory, national policy requires responsibility between citizens and government truly committed, both for the common good, the needs of both parties should merge not under requirements of a few, or political interests, the poor design strategies established only in theory, not correspond to the operational part that requires our population, this derivative of planning on the desktop without knowing the socio-environmental context. Aim: Promote the dissemination of the theory of co-responsibility and intercultural public health, educational strategies. Methodology: Systematic review and critical analysis that seeks to analyze the state of the art regarding co-responsibility, education and multiculturalism. Results: The approach to vulnerable communities, to detect the real needs of these, also this analysis reflects how people live and act according to their culture and conditions that warrant an exercise of co-responsibility where they look positively change the cultural influence from the development and implementation of the theory of responsibility in public health, considering valuable multiculturalism in designing strategies designed according to the real needs of the community, this individually and / or collectively and even nationally. Conclusion. The theory of co-responsibility and intercultural applied to the socio-environmental context and real needs set is a necessity, it must be a commitment to community and authorities to achieve the common good, if a change is generated in attention then the quality of health services is doomed to failure.