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Fiocruz International News - June 2017

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Fiocruz News

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

June / 2017
The zika virus infection, antimicrobial resistance (AMR), access to vaccines and medicines, and advances in the conduction of the 2030 Agenda, among other subjects, were addressed by the Foundation in several bilateral and multilateral forums and meetings at the 70th World Health Assembly in Geneve.
According to "Time", Turchi's studies have been part of an "emergency investigation that ultimately proved that Zika does indeed cause microcephaly—something many skeptics doubted".
Two colloquiums at the Fiocruz campus in May discussed public health formation and the role of forming institutions in the governance of health services, programs, and systems in Brazil and Cuba. Public health teachers, directors, and students of institutions in Brazil, Cuba, and other Latin American countries gathered from May 8 to 10 to share and discuss experiences, opportunities, and challenges at the I Latin American Colloquium on Formation in Public Health and at the III Brazil-Cuba Colloquium on Formation in Public Health.
Exclusive to the Brazilian Atlantic Forest, the primate species was photographed in the Atlantic Forest Fiocruz Biological Station, an advanced campus for researching biodiversity and health in Rio de Janeiro.
New data from an international study conducted by Fiocruz in partnership with the Broad Institute and institutions of several countries reveals that the virus circulated in Brazil at least one prior to the detection of the first cases in the country.
Open letter signed demands policies aimed at reducing drug-related harm, rather than repressive and violent approaches. The document is named "The Letter from Manguinhos," a neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro where the main campus of Fiocruz is located, which often suffers from drug-war shootings.
According to a new study, the reduction in mortality due to primary care sensitive condition among blacks and “pardos” more than doubled that of whites.

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