Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (FioCruz)


The Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (FioCruz) is a Brazilian public and strategic health institution with over 11,000 employees and health professionals responsible for a range of activities including research development, hospital and ambulatory care services, production of vaccines, drugs, reagents, and diagnostic kits; education and training of human resources; information and communication in the area of health, science and technology; quality control of products and services, and the implementation of socio-environmental programs. Its mission is to produce, disseminate and share knowledge and technologies contributing to the promotion of the health and quality of life of the Brazilian population, to reduce social inequalities and for the national dynamics of innovation, with the guarantee to the right to health and broad citizenship as core values.

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme