Digital patient monitoring center at Albert Einstein Hospital in São Paulo -Folhapress/Marcelo Chello

Brazil Steps Up Use of AI in Healthcare. Now It’s Time to Discuss Legislation

Medicine and healthcare are already so immersed in new digital technologies that we need ...

Brazil's Fiocruz will soon sign a cooperation agreement with the UN

Brazil Joins UN to Provide Vaccines to the World in Health Emergencies

Brazil’s Institute of Immunobiological Technology at Fiocruz-Bio-Manguinhos will serve as a standby laboratory for ...

Community of Catalão suffers from drought in Amazonas - Photo: Gato Júnior/Rede Amazônica

Amazon Drought Becomes Time Bomb for Pandemic Diseases

Home to the greatest biodiversity on the planet, the Amazon is also a ticking ...

Yanomami mother takes child to health center. Fernando Frazão / ABr

The Worst Is Over. Yanomami Kids Overcoming Severe Malnutrition

Fourteen Yanomami children diagnosed with severe malnutrition and who are being monitored by the ...

Brazil's SUS, Unified Health System, was created in 1989

Brazil’s Universal Health Care Is Rather an Aspiration than a Reality

With an historical framework dating back over the past several decades and predominantly universalized, ...

Members of the Uru-eu-wau-wau stand at the edge of their territory. Image courtesy of the Uru-eu-wau-wau

How an Amazon Tribe in Brazil Took Control of Their Own Story and Escaped Covid

When the Uru-eu-wau-wau were first contacted in 1981, disease and death followed shortly thereafter. ...

Coronavac, the Brazilian-produced vaccine used in the study

Brazil’s Unprecedented Experiment Cuts 95% of Covid-related Deaths

Brazil’s prestigious Butantan Institute released the results of a study carried out between February ...