“AIDS/HIV and Tropical Diseases in Brazil: New Perspectives on Research Collaboration and Public Policies”
Two presentations on HIV/AIDS and other tropical diseases in Brazil by Dr. Karin Nielsen (UCLA) and Dr. Maria Amelia de S. M. Veras (Santa Casa de São Paulo, Brazil)
Thursday, May 26, 20113:00 PM
6275 Bunche Hall
Collaborations in Infectious Diseases between UCLA and Brazilian Institutions: Two Decades of Research
Presented by Karin Nielsen, MD, MPH, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Mattel Children’s Hospital, UCLA School of Medicine
A review of the medical, research and economic impact of multiple research studies in HIV and tropical diseases conducted in Brazil under UCLA sponsorship, spanning 6 cities (Rio de Janeiro, Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Ribeirao Preto e Manaus) and 10 institutions.
The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Brazil: Epidemiology and Characteristics of the Response
Presented by Maria Amelia de S. M. Veras, MD, MPH, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Social Medicine Department of the School of Medical Sciences of Santa Casa de São Paulo, Brazil.
This presentation will describe the epidemiology of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Brazil, outlining the governmental response, its major achievements, and challenges.
Cost : Free and open to the public.
Download file: AIDS-hiv-f2-40w.pdf
Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Center for Brazilian Studies