By Jordana Vieira – Ascom/LAIS

The second day of the 3rd International Conference on Health Innovation, which has as its guiding theme “Resilient Health Systems: The Social Impact of Health Innovation,” will bring discussions on “Syphilis and other STIs” in one of the simultaneous panels, which will take place from 9am to 11:30am. The panel on Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) will be mediated by Marise Reis, professor of the Department of Infectology at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) and researcher at UFRN’s Center for Studies in Collective Health.

Brazilian and American researchers will participate in the panel discussion, including Paulo Borem, Senior Director of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), Fernando Faraco, Director of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in Brazil, Rebeca Silva de Barros, Coordinator of Theoretical and Practical Activities of the Integrated Residency Program of Family and Community Medicine and Multiprofessional Family Health (FESF/FIOCRUZ).

The objective of the panel “Syphilis and other STIs” is to present to the audience the effective contributions to the fight against syphilis made by the project “Syphilis No”, through actions and research in the scope of educommunication, surveillance, and management and governance. According to Marise, “it is necessary to debate this theme in the conference to give visibility to it, since it is a public health problem neglected and forgotten by most of the population,” she concludes.

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