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Fiocruz International News - September 2023

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Fiocruz News

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

September / 2023
The director of the Pan American Health Organization, Jarbas Barbosa, was at the Foundation to sign an agreement to support studies for the development of the mRNA vaccine and another for technical cooperation in Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Medicine
A group of researchers met with colleagues from the Foundation to advance cooperation in science and technology in health. The center is foreseen in the Memorandum of Understanding signed in April, in Beijing
An international consortium of scientists, including from Fiocruz, decoded the complete genome of two species of sandflies. The insects had their DNA sequenced for the first time, with the characterization of genes associated with important behaviors in disease transmission
The Leônidas & Maria Deane Institute launched the course in Collective Health aimed exclusively at training indigenous professionals, teachers and researchers from Alto Solimões, as a way to reduce inequality in the most remote regions of Brazil
That was the result of the work carried out during the Seminar of the International Association of National Institutes of Public Health (IANPHI) Latin American Network, which took place at the Itaboraí Palace (Itaboraí Forum-Fiocruz Petrópolis)
Developed at the Leônidas & Maria Deane Institute, the real-time PCR diagnostic protocol for detecting Oropouche virus will be used by eight Brazilian public laboratories and, in the future, in other American countries
New Innovation Portfolio brings together technologies with high innovative potential for the development of products and services aimed at meeting the health needs of the population
William Kaelin Jr. spoke at Bio-Manguinhos Auditorium about his work and his "unlikely journey to Stockholm". He also answered questions from researchers
This type of diagnosis is not part of the routine of reference laboratories in Brazil, which makes it difficult to know the real prevalence of the disease
Scientists from 54 countries came together to defend the need to implement a global genomic surveillance for high-impact endemic arboviruses
Fiocruz co-organized and participated in two parallel events on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda at the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, in New York

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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