Former president of Chile gave a lecture on the opening ceremony of the 12th Brazilian Congress on Collective Health about "Rights and democracy: universal and public health systems"
The 1st Academic Meeting of Brazil-China Center for Research and Prevention of Infectious Diseases (IDRPC) marked another step in the partnership between the two countries, which began last year.
It was the first time Abrascão was held at Fiocruz. With the theme, “Strengthen the Unified Health System (SUS), rights and democracy”, the event had Michelle Bachelet and Michael Marmot among guest speakers.
The agreement was signed on June in Paris and it updates the centennial partnership between the two traditional institutions.
The king and his entourage visited the Foundation on June to attend the Brazil-Nigeria Colloquium. At the occasion, it was also discussed possible scientific cooperation between the two countries.
A US$ 600,000 investment was announced at Fiocruz. With the resources, an innovative diagnosis will be tested in the Amazonian population, improving the current treatment of P. vivax malaria.
Based on infrared chemical analysis, the technique is simple, has a high accuracy rate and dispenses the use of reagent. It can also reduce the costs in monitoring zika's presence in mosquitoes up to 116 times.