About us

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Fiocruz Minas, or René Rachou Research Center, is a unit of Regional Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, a research center in Health, attached to the Ministry of Health, the Federal Government of Brazil.

Our mission

Generate, adapt, difuse, and transfer Scientific and technological knowledge in health, and provide strategic support to Sistema Único de Saúde (Unified Health System), through integrated activities of research, human resources  formation, and services, contributing to promote the health of the population

Zelia profeta

Welcome to the portal of René Rachou Research Center, a regional institute of Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, from the Ministry of Health.

Zélia Profeta – Director