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C-sections without medical indications may increase the risk of death during childhood

A study led by Cidacs/Fiocruz Bahia suggests that C-sections may be associated with a higher risk of infant mortality

18/10/2021 Antônio H. C. Laranjeira (Cidacs/Fiocruz Bahia) A study led by the Center for the Integration of Data and Knowledge on Health (Cidacs/Fiocruz Bahia) suggests that C-sections may be associated with a higher risk of infant mortality, with the exception ... Read more

Ambassador of Botswana visits Fiocruz and shows interest in cooperation

The ambassador of Botswana to Brazil, Tebogo Montshome, visited Fiocruz to identify areas of possible cooperation between her country and the institution.

13/10/2021 Cristina Azevedo (Fiocruz News Agency) The ambassador of Botswana to Brazil, Tebogo Montshome, visited Fiocruz last Thursday (October 7th). She decided to get to know the Foundation while visiting Rio de Janeiro to identify areas of possible cooperation between ... Read more

Fiocruz may start producing Pediatric Praziquantel in 2022

Farmanguinhos/Fiocruz is closer to starting Pediatric Praziquantel production, indicated for schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease that affects about 200 million people worldwide, half of whom are children.

07/10/2021 Tatiane Sandes (Farmanguinhos/Fiocruz) The Institute of Drug Technology (Farmanguinhos/Fiocruz) is closer to starting Pediatric Praziquantel production, indicated for schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease that affects about 200 million people worldwide, half of whom are children. Result of the International Pediatric ... Read more

Pandemic may be masking cases of arbovirus diseases, indicates seminar

Endemic diseases such as dengue fever, zika and chikungunya, are being directly affected by the pandemic, both with the transfer of human and material resources to the fight against COVID-19 and with possible undernotifications.

27/09/2021 Cristina Azevedo (Fiocruz News Agency) Diseases that Brazilians are very familiar with, such as dengue fever, zika and chikungunya, are being directly affected by the pandemic, both with the transfer of human and material resources to the fight against ... Read more

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