The emergence of Zika virus in 2015 challenged conventional ideas of mosquito-borne diseases, tested the resilience of health systems and embedded itself within local sociocultural worlds, with major implications for ...
Now Open: calls for visiting Professor and PhD selections at Fiocruz
Professors and researchers may apply for the scholarships under the Institutional Internationalization Program - PrInt Fiocruz-Capes. There are open selections for PhDs with Experience Abroad and for Visiting professor.Learn more
Live: Jeffrey Sachs will hold a Conference on SDGs at Fiocruz
The economist Jeffrey Sachs will talk live about Health and the SDGs on February 16 at Fiocruz. We will webcast from 9am (Brasilia Time, GMT-3) at the Youtube Channel VIDEOSAUDEFIOLearn more
Fiocruz takes part on WHO event on new coronavirus
Fiocruz´s President, Nísia Trindade, participated in a meeting at WHO, on February 11 and 12, to discuss how research can be used to intensify efforts to combat the new coronavirus.Learn more
The Fiocruz response
Fiocruz is the reference institution in Brazil for testing the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and has been working closely with the country´s Ministry of Health (MoH) to ensure timely and reliable diagnostic and response.Learn more
Fiocruz launches lab in Antartica
Fiocruz will have a permanent laboraroty in Antartica in Brazilian Station. Fiolab will be a biosafety laboratory prepared to respond to the country's epidemiological and sanitary needs, and support health and environmental research in Antarctica, from the One Health perspective.Learn more
The global spread of the 2019-nCoV is continuing and is fast moving, as indicated by the WHO raising the risk assessment to high. In this article, we provide a preliminary ...
Fiocruz takes part on a meeting of hundreds of scientists from all over the world at the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO), in Geneva, on February 11 and 12, to discuss how research can be used to intensify ... Read more
With the launch of the new Comandante Ferraz Antarctica Station on January 15, Fiocruz now relies on a permanent laboratory in the continent. Fiolab will be a biosafety laboratory prepared to respond to Brazil’s needs regarding epidemiological and public health ... Read more
Fiocruz is the reference institution in Brazil for testing 2019-nCoV and has been working closely with the Ministry of Health to ensure timely and reliable diagnostic and response. Read more
Starting this week, Brazil will gain a weight boost in the national response to a possible introduction of the 2019-nCoV in the country. Together with PAHO/WHO, specialists from the Laboratory of Respiratory And Measles Virus of the Oswaldo Cruz Institute, ... Read more
With support of Fiocruz, the Nuffield Council on Bioethics has issued on January 29th a Call for Action to research funders, governments, and others involved in health research systems for a more ethical and collaborative approach to conducting research during ... Read more
Good Clinical Laboratory Practice guidelines describe the application of those Good Laboratory Practice principles that are relevant to the analyses of samples from clinical trials while ensuring the purpose and objectives of the Good Clinical Practice principles are maintained. Good Clinical Laboratory Practice is a multi-module course for all those wanting to gain an in-depth understanding of GCLP and how each principle of GCLP can be applied in clinical trial laboratory.
Open and collaborative review of scientific articles: are we ready for the next step?
Whether performed by one person alone or by many people, the readers of the resulting scientific article would never know about what had actually happened during the critical review of the manuscript, which sometimes ends in closed negotiations among editors, reviewers and authors. This closed feature of scientific peer reviewing has endured for at least 300 years. Is now the time to change this practice? We think so!