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Data de publicação: 29/11/2022 - 12:22
On November 23rd, Fiocruz and Servier Institute signed a memorandum of understanding that establishes the foundations for technical cooperation in order to hold the second edition of the International Fiocruz/Servier Award, the first of its kind in the field of oncology. Overall, €150,000 will be going to three innovative research projects that focus on cancer treatment. The announcement is expected to be launched by the end of January 2023...
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Data de publicação: 22/08/2022 - 15:34
Director of the Institute of Tropical Medicine of Antwerp (ITM), in Belgium, Marc-Alain Widdowson visited Fiocruz (8/8) to talk about the possibility of international cooperation between the institutions. After visiting the architectural monuments of the Foundation, Marc-Alain met with the vice-president of Education, Information and Communication (Vpeic/Fiocruz), Cristiani Machado, and with the vice-president of Research and Biological...
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Data de publicação: 24/05/2022 - 11:13
Some solutions found by Fiocruz for certain health issues in Brazil, including during the pandemic, could work as a basis for response in other countries. This was one of the conclusions of a group of representatives of Doctors Without Borders (DWB or MSF, in the acronym in portuguese), who visited the Foundation last monday (May 16). They discussed issues such as production and access to vaccines and medicines, effects of COVID-19 on...
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Data de publicação: 13/05/2022 - 16:36
During a visit to Fiocruz last Friday (6 May), the World Health Organization's (WHO) technical lead for COVID-19 response, Maria Van Kerkhove, debated the learnings and challenges necessary to maintain investments that were focused on the pandemic's preparedness for possible new public health emergencies. After getting to know more about the Foundation’s actions and visiting the Laboratory for Measles and Respiratory Viruses of the...
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Data de publicação: 28/04/2022 - 15:05
“There are many nuclear missiles in the world. Why don’t we have enough plants to produce vaccines?” The demand came from Adrian Hill, director of the Jenner Institute, of the University of Oxford. One of the main developers of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, Hill attended the Symposium on Emerging and Persisting Global Health Threats, organized by Fiocruz and by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious...
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Data de publicação: 14/04/2022 - 14:16
Last Monday, April 11, was the first day of the international workshop Innovation by Entrepreneurship, promoted by Fiocruz in a partnership with the Pasteur Institute. The purpose of the event, which will continue on Tuesday, April 12, is to present the results of entrepreneurship initiatives of both institutions and to promote a debate between their researchers. Marco Krieger, Fiocruz vice-president of Production and Innovation in Health,...
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Data de publicação: 28/07/2017 - 14:43
A delegation of health and genomics experts from China visited the Fiocruz campus in Rio de Janeiro, in the last week of June, to discuss future scientific partnerships between Brazil and the Asian country. In several appointments, meetings and lectures, the two parties discussed areas of mutual interest, getting closer to a scientific cooperation agreement. In a special session jointly organized by the Oswaldo Cruz Institute (IOC/...
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Data de publicação: 26/06/2017 - 12:47
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Data de publicação: 02/05/2017 - 15:31
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Data de publicação: 23/11/2017 - 14:13
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Data de publicação: 31/07/2017 - 12:00
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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: 25/05/2017 - 12:40
The Fiocruz Pernambuco researcher Celina Turchi was selected as one of the one hundred most influent persons in the world by Time magazine for her work organizing a task force to fight the zika virus. The traditional list of one hundred personalities is selected annually and includes names from all society areas, from public authorities to the arts, including young entrepreneurs and religious leaders. The...
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Data de publicação: 31/07/2017 - 11:41
A study led by the Oswaldo Cruz Institute (IOC/Fiocruz) in partnership with the Pasteur Institute in France points to the potential of re-emergence of the urban transmission of yellow fever in Brazil, reinforcing the importance of preventive measures such as vaccination and vector control. In laboratory, scientists measured the efficacy of urban and wild mosquitoes in Rio de Janeiro with regards to the potential of transmitting the yellow...
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Data de publicação: 26/03/2018 - 15:20
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Data de publicação: 11/09/2017 - 11:06
Fiocruz scientists in Pernambuco have discovered a substance capable of blocking the production of zika virus in epithelial and neural cells. The finding was published in the International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents and shows antiviral activity of the substance 6-methyl mercaptopurine riboside (6MMPr) against the zika virus type circulating in Brazil. The cells are marked in blue color, and infected cells are marked in...
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Data de publicação: 02/05/2017 - 14:46
Nísia Trindade Lima, president of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, participated in a meeting held at the British Council Brazil, in March 7, in Brasília, for the official presentation of the four Fiocruz projects approved by the Public Notice Institutional Links Zika Virus. During the meeting, Nísia presented the Social Sciences and Humanities Network, facing the zika epidemic in Brazil, focused on the social repercussions of...
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Data de publicação: 22/06/2017 - 16:24
Held from May 22 to May 31, the 70th World Health Assembly, which elected an African as the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) for the first time, had an active participation of Fiocruz in several forums and meetings, discussing and promoting its understanding of global health. The zika virus infection, antimicrobial resistance (AMR), access to vaccines and medicines, advances in the conduction of the 2030 Agenda, and...
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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: 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...
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Data de publicação: 02/05/2017 - 14:43
Representatives of Oswaldo Cruz Foundation met with a delegation of the European Union (EU) on the end of March at the Fiocruz's headquarters in Rio to discuss possible cooperation partnerships on antimicrobial resistance. The delegation was led by the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis. In addition to the Commissioner, the European Union Ambassador in Brazil, João Titternigton Gomes...
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Data de publicação: 02/05/2017 - 14:34
On the path that leads to Castelo Mourisco - a construction that started during Oswaldo Cruz’s time, in 1905, and is a symbol of the health work in fighting yellow fever and smallpox - the Rio de Janeiro TV Globo news team awaits to begin the interview. The camera lenses frame the current president of Fiocruz, Nísia Trindade, while reporter Mônica Sanches inquires about the currently most commented disease in Brazil. Shortly...
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Data de publicação: 26/02/2018 - 15:59
The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation signed on Monday (Feb 26) a Memorandum of Understanding with Shenzhen Third People's Hospital, Beijing Genomic Institute (BGI), Laboratory of Pathogenic Microbiology of the Institute of Immunological Microbiology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and the telecommunications company ZTE, in Shenzen, China. The document establishes the foundations for a scientific cooperation agreement that will allow the...
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Data de publicação: 12/06/2018 - 12:06
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