Data de publicação: 19/06/2012 - 14:20
Data de publicação: 17/01/2019 - 14:52
Fernandes Figueira National Institute for Women, Children and Adolescents Health (IFF/Fiocruz) was visited in November by a group of 13 foreign midwives that wanted to learn more about the activities undertaken by each reference area of the institution, like the Breast Milk Bank (BLH-IFF) and the Pregnancy Care Center. This was the first trip to Brazil organized for foreign midwives as a response to the number of obstetric nurses in the United...
Data de publicação: 25/06/2012 - 10:43
Unit focused on education, research, service, technological development and extension in the health of women, children and adolescents.
The Institute also operates in the areas of technological development in health, national and international cooperation and networks coordination such as the Brazilian Network and the Iberoamerican Program of Human Milk Banks, the Brazilian Neonatal Research Network, among others. Includes also the National...
Unidades e escritórios
Data de publicação: 28/11/2018 - 11:56
A group of researchers from the National Institute of Women, Children and Adolescents Health Fernandes Figueira (IFF/Fiocruz), led by the physician Lucia Monteiro from the Pediatric Urodynamics Outpatient Unit, published an article in the international journal Plos One with new results confirming changes that interfere with the normal bladder functioning in infants born of women infected with the zika virus during pregnancy. This is the...
Data de publicação: 28/07/2017 - 16:38
One year and a half after the start of the international health emergency of microcephaly related to congenital zika virus infection, a new study coordinated by specialists from the National Institute of Women, Children and Adolescents Health Fernandes Figueira (IFF/Fiocruz) found that ocular abnormalities can be the only initial finding of infants whose mothers were infected during pregnancy. According to researchers, the finding...
Data de publicação: 05/06/2015 - 15:24
FIOCRUZ currently has six units officially designated as Collaborating Centers of the Pan American Health Organization and World Health Organization. The most recent designation (in 2014) was the Collaborating Center for Global Health and South-South Cooperation, which due to its nature is responsible for assisting the development of the other Centers.
Collaborating Center for Global Health and South-South Cooperation – work...
Data de publicação: 14/08/2018 - 13:50
Fiocruz Global Health Center (Cris/Fiocruz) was renamed as a Collaborating Center for Global Health and South-South Cooperation of the World Health Organization (WHO) on June.
A Collaborating Center of WHO is an institution designated by the Director-General of the institution to integrate an international collaborative network, carrying out technical activities and supporting programs in the area of health. Cris/Fiocruz became a...
Data de publicação: 21/05/2012 - 15:41
Research Ethics Committee
The Research Ethics Committee (CEP) analyzes and evaluates the ethical aspects of experimental projects involving human participants, to ensure the welfare of those involved and the compliance with current legislation. In the CEP Fiocruz, some units of the Foundation have their own committees, with the same responsibilities and prerogatives. Additional information on CEP can be obtained by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org...
Data de publicação: 11/12/2018 - 10:59
In Brazil, a mother is as vulnerable as her child born with microcephaly due to zika in the last three years, as well as the other women involved in this child daily care. With a systematic routine of doctor’s appointments, stimulation and recovery activities for the child, they had to stop working - which impacts family income - abandon personal projects and face the difficulties of a health system unprepared to care for their children....
Data de publicação: 16/11/2018 - 15:43
With almost 20 thousand premature births per year and an estimated neonatal mortality rate of 28 deaths per thousand births, Mozambique has taken an important step towards neonatal health. Last Friday (10/26), the first Breast Milk Bank (BMB) opened with a great party in the country, at Central Hospital Maputo. This is the second facility in Africa following the Brazilian model: Cape Verde has one BMB operating since 2011, and the second...
Data de publicação: 25/06/2012 - 09:47
The Foundation is installed in 10 states and has an office in Maputo, capital of Mozambique, Africa. Beside the institutes based in Rio de Janeiro, Fiocruz has units in the Northeast, North, Southeast and Southern of Brazil. From its expansion projects were created basis for the institutionalization of the offices in Ceará, Mato Grosso do Sul, Piaui and Rondônia. Altogether, there are 16 scientific and technical units, focused...
Data de publicação: 21/05/2012 - 16:07
Fiocruz's units offer various health services, always articulated with teaching and research activities. The criteria for treatment varies according to the specially and with the core to which they are linked. In general, it is necessary that patients are referred by other health services, referenced to the Brazilian Unified Health System (SUS), and some specialties of the Germano Sinval Faria School Health Center, the...
Data de publicação: 10/05/2012 - 10:13
Fiocruz units offer a variety of health services, always in connection with teaching and research activities. Each year over 80,000 primary care outpatient visits, nearly 130,000 procedures of reference care and thousands of hospitalizations are made.
The National Institute of Women, Children and Adolescents Health Fernandes Figueira (IFF) carries out an important work related to breastfeeding and is a reference for children with cystic...
Data de publicação: 11/06/2018 - 11:44
What is the situation of the families of children affected by zika virus more than two years after the epidemic in Brazil? What social dimensions of the disease were ignored, and how to remove them from invisibility? How is discussion about the virus inseparable from a debate on women's reproductive rights and abortion, for example? What should be an ethical approach for research subjects with such a sensitive subject matter?
Data de publicação: 31/05/2012 - 09:02
1900 - Establishment of the Serum-Therapeutic Institute on May, 25.
1904 - Beginning of the construction of the Plague Pavilion, Stables, Aquarium and Dove House construction.
1905 - Beginning of the Moorish Pavilion construction. The name of the Serum-Therapeutic Institute is changed to Manguinhos Experimental Pathology Institute.
1907 - Oswaldo Cruz is awarded with a gold medal at the 14th International Congress of Hygiene...