ODS/08 - Trabalho decente e crescimento econômico
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Adherence to non-pharmacological preventive measures among healthcare workers in a middle-income country during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic: Hospital and community setting
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, v.50, n.6, p.707-711, 2022
This study assessed, using a self-reported questionnaire, the adherence to PPE (mask, gowns, and gloves) at the workplace, as well as to non-pharmacological preventive measures (NPPM) (physical distance defined as hardly ever and/or never approaches other people within 1.5 meters, social isolatio...
Estimating the cost of training an ophthalmologist in Brazil
REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE OFTALMOLOGIA, v.81, p.e0022, 2022
ABSTRACT Introduction: It is estimated that 23% of the Brazilian population does not have access to an ophthalmologist, mainly because of the irregular geographical distribution of experts. It may be expensive to train ophthalmologists in Brazil. Objective: To estimate the cost of training an oph...
Doenças raras, drogas órfãs e as políticas para avaliação e incorporação de tecnologias nos sistemas de saúde
SOCIOLOGIAS, v.21, n.51, p.332-364, 2019
Abstract This work discusses the problem of rare diseases and orphan drugs in the context of the medical science and practice, especially regarding the technological development, innovation, evaluation and incorporation of technologies in health systems and their impacts on theory, practices and ...
Evaluation of IFN-gamma secretion after stimulation with C. neoformans and C. gattii antigens in individuals with frequent exposure to the fungus
JOURNAL DE MYCOLOGIE MEDICALE, v.32, n.2, article ID 101230, 5p, 2022
In this study we produced antigenic extracts from prototypical strains of C. neoformans (VNI-VNIV) and C. gattii (VGI-VGIV) and tested IFN-gamma secretion by Elispot. Antigens from the eight Cryptococcus molecular types (VNI -VNIV and VGI - VGIV) were obtained after capsule reduction. IFN-gamma s...
Systemic autoimmune diseases and work outcomes in Brazil: a scoping review
REVISTA DE SAUDE PUBLICA, v.56, article ID 24, 8p, 2022
OBJECTIVE: To review articles that assessed work-related outcomes such as workability, work productivity, presenteeism, absenteeism, sick leave, return to work, and employment status of Brazilian patients with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, Sjogren's syndr...
The impact of SARS-CoV-2 in dementia across Latin America: A call for an urgent regional plan and coordinated response
ALZHEIMERS & DEMENTIA-TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH & CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS, v.6, n.1, article ID e12092, 13p, 2020
The SARS-CoV-2 global pandemic will disproportionately impact countries with weak economies and vulnerable populations including people with dementia. Latin American and Caribbean countries (LACs) are burdened with unstable economic development, fragile health systems, massive economic disparitie...
Anemia prevalence in women of reproductive age in low- and middle-income countries between 2000 and 2018
NATURE MEDICINE, v.27, n.10, p.1761-+, 2021
Percepção sobre aspectos da doença e de seu tratamento em pacientes portadores de glaucoma
REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE OFTALMOLOGIA, v.80, n.2, p.117-126, 2021
ABSTRACT Objective: Compare, through structured questionnaires, the knowledge about disease, management of eye drops and adherence to treatment of glaucoma patients disposed in two groups according to educational levels and socioeconomic levels. Methods: A cross-sectional analytical study was car...
Mapping child growth failure across low- and middle-income countries
NATURE, v.577, n.7789, p.231-+, 2020
Childhood malnutrition is associated with high morbidity and mortality globally(1). Undernourished children are more likely to experience cognitive, physical, and metabolic developmental impairments that can lead to later cardiovascular disease, reduced intellectual ability and school attainment,...
Humanistic and Economic Burden of Blindness Associated with Retinal Disorders in a Brazilian Sample: A Cross-Sectional Study
ADVANCES IN THERAPY, v.38, n.8, p.4215-4230, 2021
Introduction Vision impairment and blindness have been significantly associated with high medical care expenditures, decrease in health utility, and loss or reduction of productivity. The objective of this study was to assess the humanistic and economic burden of blindness in a Brazilian sample f...