NEWSLETTER - Issue 83 - Juny 15, 2018

Social programs have a positive effect over child health

Simulations of child mortality have showed the impact of underfunding for child health in the 5,507 Brazilian cities and prove the poorest are the most affected

Snakebite envenoming in the NTDs priority list is an advance, says researchers José Maria Gutiérrez and Paulo Sérgio Bernarde

The delay to add the theme in the Neglected Tropical Diseases list seems to evidence the little interest by governments of developed countries in combating the problem

High level of motorcycle accidents in the Northeast is related to an increase in the fleet, says Gabriela Granja Porto

The sudden increase owes to the fact that a motorcycle is useful as a working tool, for its agility, economy and low-cost

Despite the problems, the 'SUS' is still considered one of the best public health systems in the world, says former minster Alexandre Padilha

We have 30 years of improvements, although we still have not met our quality and access standards for a National Public Health System


Internet app could help controlling diseases, says Dr. Clair J. Standley

We think this tool proves it is possible to have a user-friendly tool able to put the best scientific evidence in the hands of those who actually use information to enhance disease control

Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine
Center for Tropical Medicine - UnB
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Assignment editors:
Alberto Novaes
André Siqueira
Carlos Henrique Nery Costa
Guilherme Werneck
Mitermayer Galvão dos Reis

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Pedro Costa

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Leandro Matos