Oswaldo Cruz Foundation an institution in the service of life

Início do conteúdo

Fiocruz International News - January 2023

If you can't read this, click here
Fiocruz News

Bimonthly newsletter of the Fiocruz Global Health Center (Cris/Fiocruz)

January / 2023
Nisia, who was also the first woman to be Fiocruz's president, was chosen by president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The executive director of the Foundation, Mario Moreira, was named acting president of Fiocruz
The Foundation delivers, on average, 120 million annual doses to the National Immunization Program, a number that increased during the pandemic. Fiocruz’s immunizers portfolio comprises 12 products, including vaccines against COVID-19, yellow fever, polio, and MMR (measles, mumps and rubella)
The unprecedented study carried out by Fiocruz and the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) analyzes the consequences of inadequate management of the pandemic for children and teenagers
Fiocruz will work with six other institutions to increase South-South collaboration. The launch of the Latin American Network, in South Africa, was attended by representatives of the Foundation
The project is conducted by the Foundation and the Brazilian Ministry of Health in 14 centers in the country, as also as by partner institutions in 4 centers in Mexico and 10 in Peru
The species identification was carried out by the Laboratory of Taxonomy, Biochemistry and Bioprospection of Fungi at Oswaldo Cruz Institute (IOC/Fiocruz)
A study by Fiocruz Minas showed that it is possible to regenerate the hippocampus, associating the replacement of B1 to anti-inflammatory drugs
With the participation of Fiocruz and 25 other institutions, the research reveals that 1/3 of children of mothers infected during pregnancy had abnormalities
In the article published in The Lancet, experts from different countries, such as Brazil, draw attention to the inequities faced in the COVID-19 crisis
The series of four virtual meetings between CAS and the Foundation addressed topics such as microbiology, prevention, technology and viruses

Links relacionados:

Fiocruz International News
Bimonthly report of the Fiocruz Global Health Center (Cris/Fiocruz), edited by the Fiocruz Coordination of Social Communication

Masthead | cancel subscription


Back to the topBack