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Obesity surges among Brazilian children, adolescents during pandemic

In comparison with other countries, Brazil's situation appears more critical. In 2022, there were three times more overweight children in Brazil than the global average.

Exame da curva glicêmica e utilização de monitor de glicemia

Diabetes behind 28 amputations in Brazil every day

Cases have been on the rise year on year. The number of amputations in 2022 (10,168) was 3.9% higher than in 2021 (9,781)—a daily average of 27.85 surgeries a day in public health care facilities last year.

Rio de Janeiro (RJ) –  Rio de Janeiro confirma terceiro caso de Gripe Aviária detectado na Ilha do Governador. As aves contaminadas são da espécie Thalasseus acuflavidus, conhecida como Trinta-réis-bando. Foto: Wikimedia/Cláudio Dias Timm

Brazil extends state of animal health emergency due to avian influenza

According to the World Organization for Animal Health protocol, as there have been no cases in commercial birds, Brazil maintains its status as an H5N1-free country.


Brazil allocates BRL 56.3 million to National Transplant System

Transplant centers that have been operating under the SUS for over two consecutive and uninterrupted years will have access to funding based on the type of transplant.

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Cost of treating firearm injuries in Brazil reached BRL 41M in 2022

The average cost of hospitalization due to firearm-related injuries is 59 percent higher than hospitalizations resulting from other forms of violence.