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Contributions to the advancement of knowledge in geoepidemiology and time series in the understanding of tuberculosis: mission studies in the EERP

Grant number: 19/05779-2
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: September 09, 2019 - September 25, 2019
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Nursing
Principal Investigator:Ricardo Alexandre Arcêncio
Grantee:Ricardo Alexandre Arcêncio
Visiting researcher: Dulce Maria de Oliveira Gomes
Visiting researcher institution: Universidade de Évora, Portugal
Home Institution: Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto (EERP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Ribeirão Preto , SP, Brazil

Abstract

The present proposal is based on the request of costing of the expenses related to the scientific technical visit of the researcher Profa. Dr. Dulce Gomes, linked to the University of Évora (UÉ). The main purpose of this application is to provide the qualification of the current project underway "Doctoral Process / Continuous Flow - Process: 2018 / 03700-7: The Impact of Gene Xpert MTB / RIF on the detection of tuberculosis and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and its standard in Ribeirão Preto-SP "through collaboration between the researchers of the Group of Operational Epidemiological Studies in Tuberculosis and Group of High Studies of Evaluation and Processes and Practices of Primary Attention to Health and Nursing. Experience in the area reinforces the importance of coming prof. Dr. Dulce Gomes, considering her basic background in statistics and her long experience with teaching and research in public health, and in particular, devoting herself to the temporal and modeling methodologies, proven by the publications in this subject, demonstrates the relevant potential of collaboration with the methodological development of the FAPESP project mentioned above. (AU)