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Fiotec - Fundação para o Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico em Saúde.

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The Foundation for Scientific and Technological Development in Health (Fiotec) is a private, non-profit foundation, with financial and administrative autonomy and private equity. We are registered and accredited by the Ministry of Education (MEC) and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI) to act as a support foundation as provided for in Act 8,958/94, regulated by Decree 7,423 of December 31st, 2010. Besides this, we received the Declaratory Instrument of Public Utility Service from the Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro, on May 22nd, 2009. Read more

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Maternal mortality falls 55% in Brazil, according to a report on Millennium Development Goals

Less than 500 days to the deadline for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), improving maternal health, the fifth of the eight goals, is the great challenge of Brazil and the world. From 1990 to 2011, Brazil has reduced by 55% the rate of deaths of pregnant women – i.e., the...

Fiocruz starts studies with mosquitoes to reduce dengue transmission

Fiocruz started an important stage of the project Eliminate Dengue: Brazilian Challenge. The stage of field studies, which was successfully performed in Australia, Vietnam and Indonesia, relies on the release of mosquitoes Aedes aegypti with the bacterium Wolbachia. The project has the support of...


Fiotec - Foundation for Scientific and Technological Development in Health

Av. Brasil, 4036 - Prédio da Expansão - 10º And - Manguinhos

21040-361 – Rio de Janeiro – RJ - Brasil - How to go

Phone: (21) 2209-2600 - Fax: (21) 2209-2262/2664

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