According to data from the National Cancer Institute (Inca), Brazil registered 16,370 new cases of cervical cancer last year alone. The diagnosis for the breast was given to 59,700 women. But is this incidence really evenly distributed? To discuss the issue, the Center for the Integration of Health Knowledge and Data (Cidacs / Fiocruz Bahia) will hold, next Monday (9), the seminar “Social inequalities in NCDs and breast and cervical cancer research”. in Brazil “with online streaming.

Under the command of researchers Estela Aquino and Emanuelle Góes, from the Integrated Program on Gender and Health (MUSA) of the UFBA Institute of Collective Health, the event will also include speakers from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Federal University from Juiz de Fora (UFJF), Institute of Social Medicine (IMS-UERJ), the National Cancer Institute (Inca) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

See the full schedule:

9am to 10am – Opening: Research on chronic noncommunicable diseases in CIDACS (Mauricio Barreto and Estela Aquino)

10 am to 11 am – Panel: Assessment of the impact of social policies on diseases
cardiovascular diseases in Brazil

  • Bolsa Família and mortality from cardiovascular diseases – Julia Pescarini (Post-Doc CIDACS)
  • Impact of My House, My Life on Cardiovascular Diseases – Andrea Ferreira (Doctoral Student PPGSC / UFBA)

11 am to 12 pm – Racial Inequalities in Access to Health Services in Brazil – Emanuelle Góes (Researcher at MUSA / ISC / UFBA and Postdoc CIDACS)

2 pm to 5 pm – Panel: Social Inequalities and Breast and Cervical Cancer

  • Breast and Cervical Cancer: Social and Regional Inequalities in Brazil – Gulnar
    Azevedo e Silva (Full Professor IMS / UERJ)
  • Use of secondary data in breast and cervical cancer research – Maria Teresa Bustamante Teixeira (Full Professor – UFJF)
  • The Use of Cancer Information Systems in Knowledge Production – Jeane Tomazelli (PhD in Public Health- IMS / UERJ / INCA Technologist)
  • Controversies and Challenges for the Control of Breast and Cervical Cancer – Isabel dos Santos Silva (Full Professor LSHTM)