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Epidemiologists meet to find solutions for zika virus

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Natalia Rodriguez

A group of distinguished puertorrican and foreign epidemiologists met for two days with the staff from the Puerto Rico Science and Techonology Trust (FCTI) as part of a collaboration with the University of Puerto Rico and the University of Georgia. This initiative seeks to identify tools and methods to diagnose, treat and prevent zika and other similar viruses.

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19 Zika cases confirmed in Puerto Rico

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The Health Secretary, Ana Ríus, confirmed that there have been 19 confirmed cases of Zika reported since December 15, 2015. The final count will be publicized this Thursday, when the Health Department concludes the investigation and publishes the official report.

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Closer look to Nile virus

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Marga Parés Arroyo / Mpares@elnuevodia.com

The Puerto Rico Department of Health will do an epidemiologic study on the transmission of the Nile virus and prevention measures after the possible confirmation of the first case of the disease in Puerto Rico.

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Becas para estudiante interesado en investigación en epidemiología

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  • A Master’s degree with major work in epidemiology or health science received within the last five years.
  • Applied experience with research and evaluation projects is preferred.  

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PAID Health Administration Fellowship - Office of the Surgeon General in Washington DC

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A project is available for a research participant in the Office of the Surgeon General (OSG), Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health (OASH), in the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washington, DC.  The OSG is responsible for supporting collaboration among the 17 federal departments involved in the National Prevention Council.

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Internado del Instituto de Estadísticas de Puerto Rico

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El Programa de Internado del Instituto de Estadísticas de Puerto Rico se creó para incorporar a estudiantes o egresados de programas universitarios de estadísticas o ciencias relacionadas de las universidades de Puerto Rico, para que colaboren con los trabajos y estudios del Instituto.

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