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The Foundation runs more than a thousand researchs and technological development projects, which produce knowledge for the control of diseases such as AIDS, malaria, Chagas' disease, tuberculosis, hanseniasis, measles, rubella, schistosomiasis, meningitis and hepatitis, and other topics related to public health , including violence and climate change, and the history of science.

Fiocruz is the main institution non-university on training and qualification of human resources for the Unified Health System (SUS) and for science and technology in Brazil. It has 18 programs for post-graduate studies in several areas, a technical school and several programs in the broad sense.


Grafic art with a lamp representing new ideas
The innovative projects at Innovation Portfolio were organized on the basis of society health needs
Interactive virtual site that provides information about health, science and technology to help people to understand scientific processes and progress and its impact on everyday life
The Health Economic-Industrial Complex (Heic) is a theorical reference that proposes a link between health and economic development.

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