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Fiocruz International News - May 2022

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

May / 2022
The implementation of a hub for Pandemic and Epidemiological Intelligence motivated WHO to promote the visit of a high delegation, led by the assistant director-general of the Division of Intelligence and Surveillance Systems for Emergencies in Health, Chikwe Ihekweazu, together with PAHO, to Fiocruz
Organized by the Foundation and NIAID-NIH, the event debated 'Emerging and Persistent Global Health Threats'. Experts as Adrian Hill (photo) and Anthony Fauci pointed out that COVID-19 is far from eradication and demands new ways of distributing immunizations to the world
Fiocruz Ceará will receive a researcher from the Pasteur Institute and will start integrated research work, aiming at the installation of the Fiocruz-Pasteur Platform on the campus in Eusébio, Metropolitan Region of Fortaleza
The Institute of Technology in Immunobiologicals (Bio-Manguinhos/Fiocruz) will be the Brazilian representative at the BRICS Center for Vaccine Research and Development, with the goal of sharing experiences, information and training
In addition to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, the occasion sealed Strategic Research Alliance and the submission of a project to the Finep Public Notice for Neglected Diseases
In partnership with Tropical Medicine Foundation, institutions from Japan and the United Kingdom, Fiocruz Amazônia participates in a pre-clinical research project for a vaccine against the vivax variety of malaria
Published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases journal, a Fiocruz study demonstrates that even people previously infected with Sars-CoV-2 have increased levels of protection when vaccinated
Events online held by the Foundation and the launch of a series of articles mark the date of April 14. Some actions involve other countries, such as Cuida Chagas Project, developed with Colombia, Paraguay and Bolivia
Representatives of the Danish government and the National Institute of Industrial Property (Inpi) visited Fiocruz as part of cooperation activities for innovation in Health between Brazil and the European country
Project 'Digital technology and social participation in surveillance and definition of priority areas and actions for the control of yellow fever in Brazil is the result of a partnership between Fiocruz, the Ministry of Health and the Paraná and São José dos Pinhais Health Departments
With just six injections per year, the method proved to be more effective than daily oral PrEP in reducing the risk of infection with the virus. The announcement was made during the Fiocruz-Unitaid symposium

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