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Data de publicação: 14/06/2024 - 12:17
At a meeting with the Vice President of the Republic and Minister of Development, Industry and Commerce Geraldo Alckmin, in Beijing, Sinovac announced that it will invest US$ 100 million in the development of cell therapy, vaccine production and monoclonal antibodies in Brazil. Sinovac and Fiocruz also announced their intention to cooperate in the research and development of vaccines to tackle health crises. Alckmin celebrated the partnership...
Data de publicação: 14/06/2024 - 11:52
The “Colloquium: Advances and Perspectives in the Surveillance of Flu Syndromes” organized by the Brazilian Ministry of Health and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) brought together experts from Brazil and abroad at PAHO headquarters in Brasília on Monday, 10 June, to identify advances, challenges and solutions related to the surveillance of respiratory viruses of public health importance in Brazil. Researcher...
Data de publicação: 12/06/2024 - 16:13
A partnership between researchers from the United Kingdom, Brazil and Ecuador resulted in an article published in the journal Public Health, which analyzes the evolution of 40 health-related indicators linked to the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the two American countries. The research, with the participation of the Center for Data and Knowledge Integration for Health (Cidacs/Fiocruz Bahia), was conducted by the...
Data de publicação: 07/06/2024 - 12:48
An endangered wild feline species is roaming the Atlantic Forest Fiocruz (FMA) campus, located in Western Rio de Janeiro. The images captured during field research show that the Pedra Branca Forest conservation area has benefited the southern tiger cat (Leopardus guttulus), which is at risk of extinction. Images captured during field research show the wildcat in the Pedra Branca Forest conservation area (photo: Disclosure) The species...
Data de publicação: 06/06/2024 - 16:01
Last Tuesday (5/28), the Ministry of Women's Affairs held a signing ceremony for the terms of commitment that formalize the participation of companies and institutions in the 7th Edition of the Pro-Gender and Race Equity Program. The event, at the Banco do Brasil auditorium in Brasilia, was attended by the Minister for Women, Cida Gonçalves, government officials, representatives of UN Women, the International Labour Organization (ILO...
Data de publicação: 03/06/2024 - 16:09
The 77th World Health Assembly (WHA) began last Monday (5/27) and ended on Saturday (6/1) in Geneva, Switzerland. This year's World Health Organization (WHO) assembly, whose theme is “All for health. Health for all ", will be attended by global leaders, such as Brazil. Among the main topics to be discussed was a global treaty on pandemics, but the text was not ready for this week's summit due to a lack of consensus among its...
Data de publicação: 29/05/2024 - 15:49
Between May 13th and 17th, representatives from the Sergio Arouca National School of Public Health (ENSP/ Fiocruz), the Joaquim Venâncio Polytechnic School of Health (EPSJV/ Fiocruz), the Center for International Relations in Health (CRIS/ Fiocruz), and the Vice Presidency of Education, Information and Communication (VPEIC), with the support and involvement of the Brazilian Cooperation Agency (ABC), carried out a mission to Africa. The...
Data de publicação: 29/05/2024 - 11:34
The water invaded municipalities in Rio Grande do Sul, turned the streets into rapids, flooded and swept away everything in its path. In the images published in Brazil and around the world, it could be seen the population stunned by the destruction. People and animals were swallowed up by the advancing rivers and tributaries, many were marooned and waited for uncertain help. As the water took a long time to recede, it was difficult for residents...
Data de publicação: 29/05/2024 - 10:32
Adam Jackson, director of the UK Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT), was at Fiocruz last Tuesday, May 21st, for the G20 Research and Innovation Working Group meeting, which will take place in Recife starting on May 22nd. Jackson came to learn about the Foundation's priorities, as well as to identify potential areas for cooperation in innovation and research. Adam Jackson came to learn about the Foundation's...
Data de publicação: 28/05/2024 - 16:30
Between May 13th and 16th, the 1st Congress of Human Milk Banks of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) took place in Luanda, Angola. The event was organized by the governments of Brazil and Angola, in partnership with the CPLP. With the central topic Human Milk Banks: Food and Nutritional Security Strategy for Newborns at Risk and Infants, the Congress promoted the exchange of experiences and knowledge on breastfeeding and...
Data de publicação: 27/05/2024 - 14:48
Fiocruz launched its new brand last Friday (24/5). The launch, which is part of the celebrations of the Foundation's 124th anniversary, is the result of eight years of work that mobilized designers, journalists and other professionals, which generated dozens of meetings and debates, passed through various internal bodies and, finally, was approved by the institution's Deliberative Council (CD, in the Portuguese acronym) on March 22. The...
Data de publicação: 23/05/2024 - 09:52
The international study group Global Burden of Diseases, whose team includes Fiocruz Pernambuco researcher Rafael Moreira, has published another article in the British scientific journal The Lancet, a comprehensive survey of global health loss, based on the analysis of data from 371 diseases and injuries in 204 countries and territories. The group checked information for the period between 2010-2021 to highlight trends in the burden of disease...
Data de publicação: 17/05/2024 - 16:07
Published in the journal PLOS Global Public Health, a study by Fiocruz researchers pointed out that mortality trends in Brazil, even excluding deaths from COVID-19, increased between 2020 and 2022. The investigation into possible causes found that the average number of deaths from diabetes mellitus and hypertension was higher than the global rates, when comparing mortality data between 2015 and 2019 and 2020 and 2022. The study was...
Data de publicação: 17/05/2024 - 09:19
Inaugurated this Friday (5/17), the Pasteur Fiocruz Center on Immunology and Immunotherapy, located at Fiocruz Ceará, brings together scientists from the Institut Pasteur and Fiocruz, two members of the Pasteur Network, to develop an integrative approach towards immunotherapies applied to both infectious and non-communicable diseases. This scientific cooperation aims to accelerate research in immunology and immunotherapy at regional,...
Data de publicação: 17/05/2024 - 08:58
To consider a newborn healthy, it is checked the height, weight and gestational age it reached before birth. However, these parameters can be affected by the presence of other factors during pregnancy. Now, a new study by a research team from the Center for Data and Knowledge Integration for Health (Cidacs/Fiocruz Bahia) shows that the occurrence of gestational syphilis also affects the health of newborns and increases the likelihood that the...
Data de publicação: 17/05/2024 - 08:49
The president of Fiocruz, Mario Moreira, took part in the signing ceremony of the new program document of the Brazil-UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) Partnership for the Promotion of Trilateral South-South Cooperation (2024-2028) last Thursday afternoon (5/9). The document was put together in a participatory way, with the support of the Brazilian cooperating institutions involved in the initiative and the common themes of UNFPA and the...
Data de publicação: 16/05/2024 - 13:57
In this week dedicated to the donation of human milk, the series Healthier Together – A Path to a Better World, developed in consultation with the WHO Foundation and produced for them by BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions and presented by Fiocruz, has one of its films dedicated to the Global Network of Human Milk Banks, an initiative that has the Brazilian Foundation involved in its creation and expansion. In mini-documentary style,...
Data de publicação: 14/05/2024 - 16:20
On Thursday (5/2), Fiocruz received a delegation from the Global Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence of the World Health Organization (WHO) for a meeting on the current stage and next steps of the bilateral cooperation signed between the institutions last year. The Vice President of Research and Biological Collections (VPPCB/Fiocruz), Maria de Lourdes Oliveira, received the delegation, led by the Unit Head of Insights and Analytics (IAA...
Data de publicação: 10/05/2024 - 16:47
Fiocruz, through its Fundraising Office, is joining forces with companies and civil society to support families victims of heavy rains in Rio Grande do Sul, a Brazilian state. First, the solidarity network will offer humanitarian aid, with the delivery of water, hygiene kits and other necessary supplies.  Donations will be directed to active social organizations and Foundation partners in the state. To make your donation, ...
Data de publicação: 07/05/2024 - 17:09
The Wolbachia Method, patented by the World Mosquito Program (WMP) and conducted in Brazil by Fiocruz, with funding from the Ministry of Health, is experiencing a moment of expansion in the country: the program in Joinville (SC), Foz do Iguaçu (PR) and Londrina (PR) enters a new phase with community engagement work, and the biofactory in Rio de Janeiro receives state-of-the-art equipment to scale up its production of Wolbito mosquitoes....
Data de publicação: 07/05/2024 - 11:56
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Data de publicação: 03/05/2024 - 14:38
The president of Fiocruz, Mario Moreira, visited Spain and Portugal between April 18th and 24th, seeking to deepen institutional relations in areas considered strategic with Fiocruz's traditional partners. The visits to the two countries took place shortly after Fiocruz's mission to the United States. Visit of the Fiocruz delegation to the Nova Medical School campus, in Lisbon (photo: publicity) "The meetings in Spain and...
Data de publicação: 30/04/2024 - 16:39
President of Fiocruz, Mario Moreira led a mission to the United States between April 15 and 17 seeking to strengthen collaborative ties and promote significant advances with partners in priority areas for the institution. Also taking part in the mission were the vice president of Health Production and Innovation, Marco Aurélio Krieger, the director of the Immunobiological Technology Institute (Bio-Manguinhos/Fiocruz), Maurício Zuma...
Data de publicação: 30/04/2024 - 10:07
A study published in the British journal The Lancet analyzes fertility rates around the world and points out that, by the year 2100, only 6 (3%) out of 204 countries will have sustainable levels of births for sustainable population replacement. The paper analyzes data from 1950 to 2021 and projects for 2050 and 2100. The research is the result of a partnership between an international study group called Global Burden of Diseases. The team...
Data de publicação: 29/04/2024 - 12:15
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