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Fiocruz International News - January 2024

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Fiocruz News

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

January / 2024
The Foundation, through Bio-Manguinhos Institute, signed a Term of Commitment with the National Administration of Laboratories and Institutes of Health Dr. Carlos Malbrán (Anlis), to enable the Argentine institution to produce and supply the yellow fever vaccine in the country
The Fiocruz Antarctic Program proposal, approved in a request for proposals for the next four years, includes an expansion of collection points, an increase in the number of participating Foundation laboratories, a different working methodology, as well as national and international partnerships
The president of Fiocruz, Mario Moreira, and the Chilean Minister of Health, Ximena Aguilera, signed a Memorandum of Understanding which paves the way for cooperation in education, research and development, as well as communication, information, management and policies in the field of health
Fiocruz Amazônia, the Federal University of Amazonas and the French Research Institute for Development carried out a study to assess the relationship between the color of rivers and the incidence of the disease
Foundation, through the Institute of Drug Technology (Farmanguinhos), signed a scientific cooperation agreement to register a generic clone drug for the treatment of Chagas disease with the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa)
In another step in the history of the partnership with Angola, Fiocruz received a group from the country’s Ministry of Health to continue planning cooperation actions between the institutions, with a focus on training health professionals
Analysis by João Miguel Estephanio, Pedro Burger, Paulo M. Buss and Mario Moreira on health in countries with the largest economies in the world comes at a time when Brazil assumes the pro tempore presidency of the group
In a morning of tributes, acknowledgments and commitments to public health, the director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Jarbas Barbosa, was awarded an honorary doctorate from Fiocruz by the Foundation's president
Fiocruz's president Mario Moreira signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) in Berlin for collaboration in research, surveillance, technological development and innovation
To act preventively, the institutions signed a partnership to analyze tests and diagnose these diseases. With this molecular surveillance, it is possible to better understand which viruses are circulating

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

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