BIREME Bulletin n° 24

Keynote speakers are highlighted in the scientific program of CRICS10

The tenth edition of the Regional Congress on Health Sciences Information (CRICS10), whose central theme is “Advancing towards the 2030 Agenda: Contribution of evidence and knowledge” has defined its scientific program. There will be keynote lectures and round tables on each of the thematic areas of the Congress.

Most speakers are defined, and their names, profiles and titles of their presentations can be viewed on the page of CRICS10 Program.


Noteworthy are the keynote lectures, given by renowned specialists:

Veronica Espinosa is the Minister of Public Health of Ecuador; her conference on December 4 will be “2030 Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean: What connections close the know-do gap?”.

Amanda J. Wilson is Head of the National Network Coordinating Office, Library Operations – US National Library of Medicine; her conference on December 5 will be “NLM as a platform for biomedical discovery and data-powered health: foundations for open science collaboration”.

Henrique Villa da Costa Ferreira is National Secretary of Social Articulation of the Secretary of Government of the Presidency of the Republic of Brazil; on December 6, his conference will be “2030 Agenda in Brazil: what contributions can science offer?

Moreover, CRICS10 will have poster presentations of studies approved by the Scientific Committee based on relevance of the content regarding the topic and subtopics (thematic axes) of CRICS10 and the quality of the information.

Register as soon as possible and participate at one of the most important international congresses on health information and communication, to be held at the Rebouças Convention Center in São Paulo, from December 4 to 6. The 7th Regional Coordination Meeting of the VHL (BVS7) will also be held on December 4, as Satellite Events on December 4 and 7.

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