Monkeypox: Brazil confirms first death – 29/07/2022 – Equilíbrio e Saúde

The Ministry of Health has confirmed the first death by monkey pox in Brazil. The patient was a 41-year-old man from Minas Gerais. According to the authorities of the portfolio heard by the Sheetthe victim had comorbidities and was immunocompromised. The file informs, in a note, that the man was hospitalized in a public hospital … Read more

There’s still time to get your flu shot!

Flu vaccination for people 6 months and older continues nationwide while supplies of flu vaccine are exhausted. The Ministry of Health intends to mobilize the population to prevent complications of the disease and reduce the number of deaths, in addition to relieving the pressure that serious cases can cause on the health system. With a … Read more

Ministry of Health guide gives advice on feeding children

A guide from the Ministry of Health (MS) provides recommendations for feeding children after the breastfeeding period. Among them, the main one is to avoid the consumption of ultra-processed foods, such as filled cookies, snacks, chocolate, etc. It is that from the second year of life, children begin to ter have more contact with the … Read more

POLIO AND MULTIVACINATION: The national campaign begins in August

Parents and guardians of babies, children and adolescents under the age of 15 should be warned: the national vaccination campaign against poliomyelitis and multi-vaccination begins in the first half of August. In total, the mobilization will concern approximately 40,000 SUS vaccination posts across the country. The objective of the Ministry of Health is to vaccinate … Read more

A rare case of rabies in DF raises awareness of the disease

A resident of the Federal District was infected with rabies and triggered an alert from the local health department and the national health ministry. This is the first case in the country’s capital since 1978. The patient, a teenager, is in serious condition. The lethality of the disease is almost 100%. According to the DF … Read more

Ministry of Health expands audience for meningococcal C vaccine

The public who can receive the meningococcal C vaccine (Conjugate) has been increased on the recommendation of the National Vaccination Program (PNI). Valid until February 2023, the new directive from the Ministry of Health extends vaccination to health workers and children up to 10 years old. The file aims to further protect the population against … Read more

BREAST CANCER: DF registers 5,000 mammograms from January to April in 2022

Dreaded by many women, breast cancer can be prevented and treated with great chances of success if detected early and treated. SUS offers comprehensive care, including preventive actions, clinical breast examination, screening mammography and diagnostic investigation examinations, as well as treatment and rehabilitation. O Ministry of Health recommends that women aged 50 to 69 have … Read more

CERVICAL CANCER: In Espírito Santo, 37,000 women had a Pap test from January to April 2022′

In the first four months of 2022, 37,000 women in the state of Espírito Santo collected pap smears in units of the Unified Health System (SUS). These exams are used for the early detection of cervical cancer, a silent and treatable disease, if caught early. Ensuring that more women undergo early cervical cancer screening is … Read more

CERVICAL CANCER: in Pernambuco, 377,100 women had a Pap test in 2022

In the first four months of 2022, 377,100 women in the state of Pernambuco, between the ages of 25 and 64, underwent Pap smear collection at Unified Health System (SUS) units. These exams are used for the early detection of cervical cancer, a silent and treatable disease, if diagnosed early. Ensuring that more women undergo … Read more

BREAST CANCER: Pernambuco records 48,200 mammograms in 2022 alone

A nightmare for many women, breast cancer can be detected early through self-examination and periodic clinical examinations. In the state of Pernambuco, 48,200 mammograms have already been carried out in the units of the Unified Health System (SUS) in 2022. Of these examinations, 7,900 were high risk and women will have to undergo additional examinations. … Read more