Implemented in Manaus at the turn of the 20th century to 21st, the Research Center Leonidas and Maria Deane (CPqLMD) has peculiarities regarding to other units by standing at full Brazilian Amazon region and is built into the daily lives of the most isolated parts of the population especially riverside communities, the indigenous groups and workers in agricultural frontier areas.
The research activities carried out CPqLMD come to bring out the pioneering work of scientists at Fiocruz historical expeditions in the Amazon in the early 20th century. With a focus on improving the quality of life of the Amazonian populations, the unit engages in the investigation of situations of risk for these populations, which has allowed specific studies on indigenous and riverside communities, urban peripheries and sex workers, among others. Its performance seeks to integrate research, education and public health actions.
Rua Terezina 476, Adrianópolis, Manaus - AM, CEP 69.057-070
(92) 3621-2323 / fax (92) 3621-2399
Monday to Friday from 8h to 17h except holidays.