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Medic's Guide to Work and Electives Around the World - Electives, hospitals, medical schools, medicine, nursing, travel, work,  NGOs, voluntary work, UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Mark Wilson
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Brazil hospitals, electives, medical schools, NGOs, recruitment agencies, voluntary work, nursing, medical, health care, rural,  charity work, elective, hospital, missionary work, Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, medics travel, the medics guide to work and electives around the world, mark wilsonBrazil hospitals, electives, medical schools, NGOs, recruitment agencies, voluntary work, nursing, medical, health care, rural,  charity work, elective, hospital, missionary work, Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, medics travel, the medics guide to work and electives around the world, mark wilsonBRAZIL

Population: 161.8 million

Language: Portuguese

Capital: Brasília

Currency: Real

Int Code: +55

There are over 100 medical schools in Brazil and since Brazil is not a common elective or work destination they are not all listed here. A full list can be obtained through the World Health Organization (WHO), on www.iime.org.. A number of charities and NGOs also do a considerable amount of work in Brazil.  Action In International Medicine, 125 High Holborn, London WC1V 6QA Tel: 020 7405 3090 Fax: 020 7405 3093 has been particularly recommended for primary care work and arranges work with Fundacao Esperanca (see below).

Useful Addresses:

Ministry of Health: Esplanda dos Ministérios, Bloco G, 5° andar, Brasilla 70.058 Tel: +55 61 223 7340 Fax: 61 224 8747
Brazilain Medical Association: Associação Médica Brasileira, Rua São Carlos do Pinhal 324, Bela Vista Sãp Paulo SP 01333 903 www.amb.org.br
Brazilan Nurses’ Association: Associação Brasileira de Enfermagem, SGAN Av L2 Norte, Quadra 603 Módulo B, CEP 70830-30 Brasilia DF Tel: +55 61 226 0653 Fax: 61 225 4473
Brazilain Dental Association, Rua Thirso martins, 100, Sala 114, Sao Paulo SP 04120 050 Tel: +55 11 5574 5244 Fax: 11 5574 5244 www.abonac.org.br

SOME MEDICAL SCHOOLS IN BRAZIL:

Brasília:
Fundação Universidade de Brasília, Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde, Campus Universitário, Asa Norte Residencial 70910-900, Brasília Tel: +55 61 273 3862 Fax: 61 273 0105 www.unb.br/fs

Minas Gerais:
Universidad Federal de Minas Gerais, Faculdade de Medicina, Av Alfredo Balena 190, Belo Horizonte-MG CE: 30.130–100 PO Box 340, Minas Gerais Tel: +55 31 3248 9300 Fax: 31 3248 9664 www.medicina.ufmg.br

Rio de Janeiro:
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Faculdade se Medicina,  Av. Brigadeiro Trompowsky s/n, Ilha do Fundão, CEP: 21941-590, Rio de Janeiro – RJ Tel: +55 21 260 7386 Fax: 21 260 7750 www.ufrj.br/home.php

São Paulo:
Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Rua Botucatu 740, 5º andar, Caixa Postal 7144, 02023, São Paulo Tel: +55 11 5576 4000  www.unifesp.br (The medical school uses the huge 654-bed São Paulo Hospital. Clinics are also run into rural communities.)

Some of the Larger Hospitals:

Fundação Hospital Felicio Roxo, 9530 Avenue do Contorno, Bairro Prado, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais Tel +55 31 339 7244
Hospital de Base do Distrito federal, Area Especial SMHS, Brasilia, Distro Federal Tel +55 61 325 5050
Hospital Metropolitan, 172 Rua Visconte, Bairro Luz, Rio de Janeiro Tel: +55 21 281 7452
Sociedade Portuguesa Beneficente do Amazonas, 1359 Avenue Joaquim Nabuco, Centro Manaus, Amazonas Tel: +55 92 622 3939
Hospital João de Barros Barreto, 4487 End Rua dos Mundurusuc, Bairro Guama-Belém, Para Tel: +55 91 249 2323 

Primary Care Work:

Fundacao Esperanca
Rua Coaracy Nunes, 3344, Caixa Postal 222, Santarem, Para CEP 68040–100 Brazil Tel: +55 91 522 2726 Fax: 91 522 7878 fesperan@ax.apc.org or fesperan@ax.ibase.org.br

The clinic: Fundacao Esperanca (Hope Foundation) is a non-profit organization run largely by North Americans and is based in Santarem in the mid-Amazonian basin. It is a primary healthcare facility that runs clinics. Santarem is a short flight or a three-day boat trip down the Amazon from Belem. 

Good Samaritan Clinic, Sao Paulo, Brazil: This is a 100 bed unit which overseas a number of projects on the edge of a slum in which 1,200 families live.

Porto Alegre
Hospital Nossa SRA da Conceicao, Rua Francisco Trein, 556, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Instituto Matern Infantil de Pernambuco, Rua Dos Coelhos, 300 Boa Vista, CEP 50070–550, Recife, Brazil.

 

 

 
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