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Data de publicação: 31/03/2020 - 13:18
On March 24, the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation launched an express approval process at the Brazilian Registry of Clinical Essays (ReBEC) for clinical research on the Covid-19. The so-called fast track may reduce the normal approval period, which normally takes up to a couple of weeks, to less than 48 hours. Scientists all over the world will be able to have quick access to the modeling of ongoing studies, thus avoiding re-working and...
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Data de publicação: 21/06/2019 - 13:05
Between May 14 and 15, the UN headquarters in New York hosted the UN's Science, Technology and Innovation Forum for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum). Fiocruz was represented by the coordinator of the Fiocruz Strategy for 2030 Agenda (EFA 2030), Paulo Gadelha, and his team. The Forum is part of the mandate of the UN Technology Facilitation Mechanism (TFM), in which Gadelha is a member of the Group of Ten. The event brought...
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Data de publicação: 30/07/2020 - 19:03
In partnership with an international research group, Fiocruz has obtained funding to conduct real-time analyses of gender dynamics during the Covid-19 pandemic. The research will be made possible through a $1.6 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to Simon Fraiser University (Canada), which is passing on some of the resources to other institutions to include more countries in this analysis. Ahead of the study, researcher...
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Data de publicação: 30/10/2019 - 15:34
Fiocruz and one of the main French research institutions, the National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS, in the French acronym), have made official the continuity of a historical partnership, with a celebratory three-day symposium and the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MdU). From 16 to 18 October, the joint event A cooperative agenda for health promoted exchanges between social and human science researchers applied to the health...
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Data de publicação: 23/07/2019 - 11:14
The Pasteur Institute, a French foundation for research on infectious disease prevention and treatment, inaugurated the Scientific Pasteur-USP Platform at the University of São Paulo (USP), in São Paulo on July 4. The platform is the result of a scientific partnership between the Pasteur Institute, USP and the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) signed in June 2015. This platform will develop research to study emerging pathogens, of...
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Data de publicação: 15/10/2018 - 14:45
Science, technology and innovation are crucial for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), UN’s ambitious target plan for 2030. “With the technology currently available today, we cannot solve the world’s problems”, explains Veerle Vandeweerd, former UN employee and sustainable development expert. With that in mind, in November, the Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO, in Dutch), collectively with...
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Data de publicação: 31/01/2018 - 10:56
Fiocruz hosted last November 1st a meeting with a commission of 15 delegates of the European Union (EU) on its campus in Rio de Janeiro. Issues such as the trade agreement between the EU and the Southern Common Market (Mercosur), the importance of public investment in science and technology, and international cooperation in health have been on the agenda. During the event, the coordinator of the Fiocruz Global Health Center, Paulo Buss,...
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Data de publicação: 26/05/2020 - 14:34
Fiocruz celebrates its 120th anniversary this Monday, May 25. The date comes right when Brazil and the world are facing the biggest public health, economical, social, humanitarian and political challenge of the 21st century: the Covid-19 pandemic. The institution was founded with the name Instituto Soroterápico Federal [Federal Soroterapic Institute], with the purpose of fighting epidemics such as the bubonic plague, yellow fever, and...
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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...
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Data de publicação: 16/10/2018 - 10:06
Border regions are especially sensitive to the transmission of diseases. Despite being used to stop people from crossing from one country to the other, they cannot prevent the dissemination of viruses and other infectious diseases. Additionally, border regions are generally marginalized regions, whose populations are vulnerable to the country's inequalities - including in terms of public policies. Borders are a point of contact between...
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Data de publicação: 25/06/2019 - 14:47
The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) has celebrated its 119-year history by thinking about the future. In the last week of May (from the 27th to the 31st) a series of events have marked the date. On the last day of celebration, the Foundation’s 120-year Honor Commission, a group of health care specialists which is going to work on the definition of the institution’s agenda for its next anniversary, took up office during the ceremony...
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Data de publicação: 25/01/2017 - 16:52
Brazil´s most important health institution, the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), has a new President. Nísia Trindade Lima, a highly awarded researcher, teacher, sociologist and former vice-president of Fiocruz, is the first woman to chair the institution in its 116-year history. After winning the internal elections with 59.7% of votes over second-place-runner Tania de Araujo-Jorge’s 39.6%, Nísia was nominated on...
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Data de publicação: 18/12/2020 - 16:04
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Data de publicação: 15/01/2021 - 09:21
Nísia Trindade Lima was renominated for the position of President of Fiocruz, for the period of 2021-2024. Lima was elected on the first place of the three-name list unanimously homologated by Fiocruz Advisory Board, which was handed to the Health Minister, Eduardo Pazuello, last November. Fiocruz 2020 elections were the most significant in the institution’s history, with the participation of 4,400 voters - 91.6% of the 4,847...
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Data de publicação: 14/05/2020 - 14:19
A research led by the Oswaldo Cruz Institute (IOC/Fiocruz) points out that the circulation of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) started up to four weeks before the first cases were registered in countries in Europe and the Americas. The study, which uses a statistical methodology of inference from death records, indicates that, while countries were monitoring travelers and confirming the first imported Covid-19 cases, community transmission of...
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Data de publicação: 16/08/2019 - 16:54
Fiocruz formalized on July 17 a partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (Unfpa). The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Fiocruz’s President Nísia Trindade Lima and Unfpa’s Executive Director Natalia Kanem took place at the Unfpa headquarters in New York at the High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development. "The signing of this Memorandum of Understanding with an...
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Data de publicação: 12/06/2019 - 10:56
The Network of Clinical and Applied Research into Chikungunya (Replick), an initiative resulting from the partnership between the Evandro Chagas National Infectiology Institute (INI/Fiocruz), the Ministry of Health and the Pan-American Health Organization (Opas/OMS), was launched on May 10, during the Symposium; Challenges and Opportunities in Clinical Research into Chikungunya: Producing Evidence for Public Health. Replick involves...
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Data de publicação: 04/08/2020 - 10:54
Many of us have greatly been affected by Covid-19 - from loss of jobs, closure of schools, travel bans, movement restriction and much more. However, some groups of people have been more affected other than others, and the more vulnerable in the community, societies and groups have borne the greatest brunt. The disease has affected men, women and people of other genders differently.   Various questions and concerns were raised during a...
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Data de publicação: 14/04/2021 - 18:22
Many viruses can hamper coagulation, including those that cause dengue fever and yellow fever. In more severe cases, they may lead to bleeding. This is why these diseases are considered hemorrhagic viral fevers. In a paper recently published in the science magazine “Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz”, a group of ten researchers argues that the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) should be the first agent recognized as acting in the...
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Data de publicação: 04/06/2020 - 13:47
In line with the history and spirit of Dr Oswaldo Cruz, the foundation that carries his name and celebrates its 120th anniversary continues to provide Brazil and the world with innovative and high-quality health services thus fulfilling the bold vision of its creator. In the pantheon of Brazilian national heroes in the field of science, Dr Oswaldo Cruz stands out as the most prominent figure. He was an ambitious man and knew exactly what he...
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Data de publicação: 25/11/2021 - 13:58
“One mistake, one correction”: according to Carlos Morel, a researcher from the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, former Fiocruz president and current coordinator of the Center for Technological Development in Health (CDTS), this is how the world works. Last Tuesday (23 November), after attending the first meeting of the Scientific Advisory Group for the Origins of Novel Pathogens (SAGO), a group formed by the World Health Organization...
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Data de publicação: 02/12/2020 - 12:51
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Data de publicação: 26/03/2018 - 15:20
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Data de publicação: 26/06/2019 - 15:10
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