Data de publicação: 02/01/2020 - 13:36
Archaeopaleontological collection aims to preserve and provide for scientific research unique and unrecoverable material from ancient times, which can be confronted with current samples and, thus, to support the formation of specialists and studies on the history of diseases from the past to the presente, the distribution of parasite and host species and their pathways for dispersal and migration, biological, ecological and cultural...
Data de publicação: 16/12/2019 - 12:29
Four years after the launching of the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), by the United Nations (UN), there is a consensus among specialists that the expected progress is not taking place. This means it will not be possible to achieve the goals agreed by the countries without changing things.
With the goal of accelerating the progress in the search for solution against today’s great problems, the Global Sustainable...
Data de publicação: 16/12/2019 - 11:59
The National Institute for Quality Control in Health (INCQS/Fiocruz) participated (11/5 to 7) of the 3rd General Meeting of the WHO-National Control Laboratory Network for Biologicals, in Johannesburg, South Africa. During the meeting, it was discussed the possibility of turning INCQS/Fiocruz into an effective member of the Network.
The chief of the Bacterial Vaccines sector of the Immunology Department, Alexandre Dias, was the representative...
Data de publicação: 16/12/2019 - 11:27
Paulo Carvalho, researcher at the Carlos Chagas Institute / Fiocruz Paraná, was one of the two winners of the Pasteur Network Talent 2019 award. The award ceremony took place during the 51st annual meeting of directors of the International Network of the Pasteur Institute, held from 12 to 15 November at the Pasteur Center in the Republic of Cameroon.
The goal of the award is to acknowledge and support career development for researchers...
Data de publicação: 16/12/2019 - 11:04
Researchers of the World Mosquito Program (WMP) presented on 11/21 new evidence of the reduction of arbovirus-caused diseases in areas where Aedes aegypti with Wolbachia were released, in Brazil, Indonesia, Vietnam and Australia. Wolbachia is an intracellular bacterium that, once present inside mosquitoes, prevents dengue, zika and chikungunya viruses from developing within these insects, therefore reducing the transmission of the diseases....
Data de publicação: 12/12/2019 - 16:30
“For the first time in almost 70 years, Brazil has achieved the Anvisa [the Brazilian agency for food and drug administration] registration of a new drug against malaria vivax” - this was how Dhélio Batista Pereira, public health researcher at Fiocruz Rondônia and at the Center for Tropical Medicine Research (Cepem), announced the most recent victory in the fight against a disease that affects about 7.5 million people...
Data de publicação: 12/12/2019 - 16:16
This November, Nutrition students and professionals of the city of Beira, in the province of Sofala, Mozambique, took part in a training course on anthropometric measurements and in field interviews taught by Fiocruz. The goal was to qualify them to make a 24-hour Diary, a technique consisting of defining and quantifying all foods and beverages ingested in the period prior to the interview (in this case, in the last 24 hours), to assess the...
Data de publicação: 11/12/2019 - 16:09
Fiocruz received a Dutch delegation that was in Brazil for prospection meetings involving big data in the areas of health and life sciences, on the 11/29. In addition to representatives of the Dutch government, the group also included professionals from different universities in Holland.
The delegation was able to get to know Fiocruz’s actions regarding big data, such as the National Laboratory of Scientific Computing (LNCC) and...
Data de publicação: 10/12/2019 - 15:39
Quem somos (inglês)
O Programa de Computação Científica da Fiocruz (Procc/Fiocruz) é uma inciativa da Fiocruz para trabalhar em favor do desenvolvimento e da aplicação de métodos matemáticos e estatísticos inovadores em pesquisas no campo das biociências, prioritariamente as desenvolvidas na Fundação.
Seu objetivo é manter a alta...
Data de publicação: 09/12/2019 - 15:41
Queen Mary University of London, Fiocruz, and Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) have pledged £40,000 each in seed funding for the development of research collaborations following workshops which aimed to establish scalable projects to generate impact in Brazil. The funding will be used to create the “Brazil Accelerator Fund”, applications are opened to the staff of the institutions till january 31st.. At...
Data de publicação: 09/12/2019 - 15:30
The experience of Fiocruz when it comes to health and knowledge production, and how this expertise can benefit developing countries, was subject of an exclusive panel at the Nairobi Summit, an event organized jointly by the governments of Kenya and Danmark and by the United Nations Population Fund (Unfpa) that took place on 11/12. The Summit brought together governments, society, scholars and activitists from all over the world to evaluate the...
Data de publicação: 09/12/2019 - 13:45
A Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz), a Queen Mary Universidade de Londres (QMUL) e a Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) firmaram uma parceria para o financiamento inicial de £40.000 cada uma, para o desenvolvimento de colaborações de pesquisa. O financiamento será usado para criar o 'Brazil Accelerator Fund', com inscrições abertas para as três instituiç...
Data de publicação: 09/12/2019 - 13:36
Formulário de incrição para o edital Fiocruz, QMUL e FGV - Brazil Accelerator Fund.
Data de publicação: 06/12/2019 - 14:38
The climate changes experienced by the entire planet are already causing health problems on children and can have lifelong consequences that will affect an entire generation, according to the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change. The study, that gathers researches of 35 global institutions, including Fiocruz, was launched in Brazil on 11/18, during an event at the University of São Paulo.
The report is an annual analysis that...
Data de publicação: 06/12/2019 - 11:35
On november 18th, the third Human Bank Milk in African continent was opened at the Lucrécia Paim Maternity, in Luanda, Angola’s capital. The Bank is the result of a technical cooperation project promoted by Brazil, the “Pilot Project for the implantation and implementation of a Human Milk Bank in Angola”, a trailblazer in the country, coordinated by the Brazilian Cooperation Agency (ABC) and technically implemented by...
Data de publicação: 02/12/2019 - 15:03
Fiocruz will have its own virtual space on the international platform The Global Health Network from December 3rd. The virtual environment (you can acess here) will be a knowledge sharing space, which aims to strengthen networks and increase Fiocruz's international presence, contributing to improve regional and global public health research capacities. The launch will take place at Fiocruz campus, in Rio de Janeiro, during the...
Data de publicação: 18/11/2019 - 14:32
Mercosur Health Ministers, gathered in São Paulo, on November 1st, signed an agreement that allows the transfer of technology for the creation and expansion of the Breast Milk Bank program in the countries of the block. Brazil has the largest and most complex Milk Bank Network in the world, coordinated by the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), which will serve as a reference for Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.
“Human milk is...
Data de publicação: 18/11/2019 - 14:00
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), the University of the Republic of Uruguay (UdelaR) and Pasteur Institute of Montevideo signed a memorandum of understanding for future partnerships between the institutions. The meeting was held at UdelaR’s headquarters in Montevideo, on October 28.
The meeting was attended by the director of the Oswaldo Cruz Institute (IOC/Fiocruz), José Paulo Gagliardi Leite; Fiocruz’s Vice-Presidents...
Data de publicação: 07/11/2019 - 14:49
The “Fiocruz Strategy for the 2030 Agenda” is taken as a reference for Fiocruz’s planning process, priority setting and policy strategies. By giving centrality to the United Nations document, its objectives and goals begin to permeate the planning process, definition of priorities and political strategies of Fiocruz’s Presidency, Units and collegiate bodies (Technical Chambers, DC and Internal Congress).
In this sense,...
Data de publicação: 07/11/2019 - 14:30
In 2017, Fiocruz’s presidency instituted the Fiocruz Strategy for the 2030 Agenda, considering the institution’s historical, conjuncture and future prospecting analysis. The strategy incorporates the United Nations document into Fiocruz’s strategic development and work program in the medium and long term, with an understanding that builds on the social determination of health and related topics, science social studies, the...
Data de publicação: 07/11/2019 - 14:07
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is an action plan that will guide the work of the United Nations and its Member States towards sustainable development by 2030. Approved at an international summit held on 25-27 September 2015, the Agenda was agreed by the 193 UN Member States and includes a Declaration, 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 goals. The document also has a section on means of implementation and a mechanism for...
Data de publicação: 05/11/2019 - 12:51
In 2017, Fiocruz presidency instituted the "Fiocruz Strategy for 2030 Agenda" (EFA 2030), considering the institution's historical, conjuncture and future prospecting analysis. The strategy incorporates the United Nations document into Fiocruz's strategic development and work program in the medium and long term, with an understanding that builds on the social determination of health and related topics, social science studies,...
Data de publicação: 30/10/2019 - 16:12
After a pause of more than two years in the export of yellow fever vaccines, Brazil has resumed its installed capacity, by means of Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), to meet 100% of the national demand as well as to sell to other countries. Between 2017 and 2018, the country suspended its exports of the vaccine to focus its production on the Brazilian population, which was then facing an outbreak of the disease. Another important factor for...