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Mario Moreira is appointed acting president of Fiocruz


Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz)


Published this Monday (1/2) in the Official Gazette of the Union, Ordinance 1.421/2022 designates the executive director of Fiocruz, Mario Moreira, for the position of acting president of the Foundation, in which he should remain until April 2nd. During this period, a new electoral process will be carried out for the Presidency, in view of the appointment of Nísia Trindade Lima as Brazilian Minister of Health.

At Fiocruz since 1994, Mario Moreira holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the Federal University of Paraná, with a doctoral internship at the University of Coimbra, in Portugal, a Master's in Public Health from the Sergio Arouca National School of Public Health (Ensp/Fiocruz) and in Technologies and Innovation from the University of Sussex, UK. He is also a specialist in Public Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. In 2017, he became vice president of Management and Institutional Development at Fiocruz, a position that became executive director last year.

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