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Fiocruz International News - March 2023

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

March / 2023
The challenges of international cooperation, the opportunities for the transition to a low-carbon economy, and the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic were some of the themes discussed during the 6th Global Conference on Innovation and Sustainability, co-hosted by Fiocruz, in Rio de Janeiro
The Alliance's goal is to implement, by 2027, actions that help ensure that medicines are developed and delivered to patients in often neglected communities, in an agreement that should not be limited to Latin America
Researchers from Cidacs and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) unveiled the AESOP Project at G-STIC Rio, with support from the Ministry of Health, The Rockefeller Foundation, and Fiocruz. Currently under development, AESOP is designed to signal new disease outbreaks with pandemic potential
Created in 2021, the CAHECPR seeks to analyze and map the production, research and development capacities of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay in health. The meeting, at Fiocruz, looked for strategic actions for common problems
The study, published in The Lancet, has researchers from 19 countries, including from the Evandro Chagas National Institute of Infectious Diseases (INI/Fiocruz), Brazil. It was presented at the 30th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2023)
Fiocruz received the Technical Leader for COVID-19, Maria Van Kerkhove, to discuss projects in the fields of epidemiological surveillance and computational modeling for scenario analysis. The representative of the PAHO for Brazil, Socorro Gross, also participated in the meeting
The preprint article from Cidacs/Fiocruz Bahia and other institutions estimates that the indigenous population has a smaller proportion of people with a complete vaccination schedule, 48.7%, than non-indigenous people, 74.8%
In the animation, which has a new version to attract viewers abroad, indigenous peoples talk about the dramas and the danger of contamination of rivers and waters by mercury from mining
Researcher at the Latin American Center for Studies on Violence and Health Jorge Careli (Claves/Ensp), Cecília Minayo received the international award in the Social Scientist category
Fiocruz's experience in using data and information to formulate health policies led to a two-day visit by the delegation of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (Nepad)

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