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PPGICS | Pós-Graduação:Informação e Comunicação em Saúde

Programa de Pós-Graduação em Informação e Comunicação em Saúde

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Icict is a technical-scientific unit of Fiocruz. It develops teaching, research and services that generate knowledge, products and innovations with the aim of strengthening the Unified Health System (Sistema Único de Saúde - SUS). PPGICS, which is registered in the interdisciplinary area, is offered by Icict. The program was approved and recommended by the Brazilian Federal Agency for the Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior – Capes) in 2008, with a grade 4* (good) rating. Its rating was increased to 5* (very good) in the 2010-2012 triennial evaluation.

Two courses are offered on a regular, continuous and tuition-free basis: Academic Master’s in Health Information and Communication and PhD in Health Information and Communication. The purpose of the courses is to train qualified personnel for the development of research and educational activities relating to information and communication in the public health field.

* Programs approved by Capes are classified with grades that range from 3 to 7.



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