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Fiocruz International News - March 2024

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Fiocruz News

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

March / 2024
During the 37th Summit of the African Union, president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva announced the expansion of health cooperation with the continent. The president of the Foundation, Mario Moreira, represented Nísia Trindade Lima in the meeting of African Health ministers
Research indicates that the ethnicity/color of the pregnant woman affects the weight gain and growth trajectory of their children. Findings warn of greater inequality in relation to the child development of indigenous people
A study by the Oswaldo Cruz Institute reveals the accelerated growth of artificial intelligence (AI) applications aimed at tackling cancer. Published in the journal Nature Biotechnology, the study analyzed global patent registrations in the area, showing the expansion of new technologies
The partnership will allow for setting up of an innovation-promoting environment in the form of a health technology platform, aimed at developing products, services and technologies to meet the demands of the Unified Health System
Published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, a study by Cidacs and Precision Medicine and Public Health Laboratory (Fiocruz Bahia) investigated the risk of death in people infected with the disease two years after the first symptoms
Research by Cidacs/Fiocruz Bahia, UFBA and UCLA shows that beneficiaries of the social program have a 39% lower chance of mortality in general. Living on an extremely low income is a risk factor for a variety of health conditions
The Pasteur Network has announced the election of new regional representatives for Americas, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Euro-Mediterranean. Among the elected representatives is Mario Moreira
Researchers evaluated the immunogenicity, efficacy and safety of the human HPV vaccine in a group ten years after the last dose. Coordinated by a Fiocruz Bahia researcher, it was published in the journal Pediatrics
Farmanguinhos agreement with the German pharmaceutical company is the first step towards submitting registration of a generic product with Anvisa
Brazilian Network of Human Milk Banks is a strategic action recognized worldwide for its contribution to reducing neonatal mortality and morbidity indicators and the incidence of chronic non-communicable diseases
The initiative gives international visibility to research with innovative potential and reaffirms Fiocruz's commitment to seeking international partnerships for the development of innovative technologies for society

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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