Snakebites, Chagas disease, Universal Health Coverage and the 2030 Agenda were among the main themes discussed by Nísia Trindade Lima, who also attended to several bilateral meetings. During the Assembly, the World Chagas Disease Day as established to be celebrated each year on 14 April.
In the occasion, the Foundation’s 120-year Honor Commission, a group of health care specialists which is going to work on the definition of the institution’s agenda for its next anniversary, took up office during a ceremony.
The Embassy is interested in foster the cooperation in health with the Foundation. Short after the visit, genetic researchers and gender equality specialists from both countries have met to discuss their studies.
Denoted as Xapuri and Aporé, in reference to the remote locations of Acre and Mato Grosso do Sul where they were located, the micro-organisms belong to the mammarenavirus genus of the arenavirus family.
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