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Fiocruz will coordinate a Unitaid project on Chagas disease

The Chagas Consortium of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) has been selected in the first phase of the Unitaid call that aims to eliminate congenital transmisson of Chagas disease in endemic countries in Latin America

26/06/2020 Antonio Fuchs and Juana Portugal (INI/Fiocruz) The Chagas Consortium of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) has been selected in the first phase of the Unitaid call that aims to eliminate congenital transmisson of Chagas disease in endemic countries in ... Read more

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Fiocruz is designated as reference institution in Covid-19 in the Americas for the WHO

The Laboratory for Respiratory Viruses and Measles has been formally acknowledged as reference in the continent, together with the CDC

Maíra Menezes (IOC/Fiocruz) The Laboratory for Respiratory Viruses and Measles of the Oswaldo Cruz Institute (IOC/Fiocruz) has been nominated Reference Laboratory of the World Health Organization (WHO) for Covid-19 in the Americas. After the formalization of the agreement between the ... Read more

For ECLAC, OTSS Observatory is “a transforming investment”

Created in 2009 based on an alliance between Fiocruz and the Traditional Communities Forum of Angra dos Reis, Paraty and Ubatuba), the Observatory of Sustainable and Healthy Territories of the Bocaina (OTSS) has been considered by ECLAC

02/06/2020 Comunicação OTSS Created in 2009 based on an alliance between the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) and the Fórum de Comunidades Tradicionais de Angra dos Reis, Paraty e Ubatuba (FCT; Traditional Communities Forum of Angra dos Reis, Paraty and Ubatuba), ... Read more

Covid-19: Fiocruz Hospital Center starts operating

Located in Manguinhos, headquarters of the Foundation in Rio de Janeiro, the Hospital Center for Pandemic Covid-19 - National Institute of Infectious Diseases Evandro Chagas (INI / Fiocruz) started receiving, on May 19, the first patients.

25/05/2020 Aline Camara (CCS/Fiocruz) and Antonio Fuchs (INI/Fiocruz) Compartilhar: In another step of its actions to combat the pandemic of the new coronavirus, the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) built in less than two months a hospital unit for severe patients ... Read more

Article discusses how Covid-19 impacts mental health

Although respiratory symptoms are the best-known face of Covid-19, post-traumatic stress (PTSD), depression, and anxiety have also been described in patients with the disease.

29/06/2020 Maíra Menezes (IOC/Fiocruz) Although respiratory symptoms are the best-known face of Covid-19, post-traumatic stress (PTSD), depression, and anxiety have also been described in patients with the disease. In an article published in Frontiers in Immunology, researchers of the Oswaldo ... Read more

Covid-19: Fiocruz program will send donations to the amazon

Almost R$ 6 million (around US$1,2 million) in tests for Covid-19, personal protective equipment (PPE) and test devices will be donated to state of Amazonas to face the new coronavirus.

18/06/2020 Marlúcia Seixas (Fiocruz Amazônia) Almost R$ 6 million (around US$1,2 million) in tests for Covid-19, personal protective equipment (PPE) and test devices will be donated to state of Amazonas to face the new coronavirus. The material will be transferred ... Read more

Fiocruz produces the country's first generic drug for hepatitis B

The Institute of Drug Technology (Farmanguinhos/Fiocruz) has started the production of the first generic drug in the country to treat chronic liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV)

20/05/2020 Tatiane Sandes (Farmanguinhos/Fiocruz) The Institute of Drug Technology (Farmanguinhos/Fiocruz) has started the production of the first generic drug in the country to treat chronic liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is the Entecavir 0.5 mg, ... Read more

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