PEOPLE - Brazilian health ministry makes appointment:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The Brazilian health ministry has appointed Moises Goldbaum as secretary for science, technology and strategic resources. The post was created in 2003 to implement measures aimed at increasing access to medical supplies and to promote medical technology research for use by the national healthcare system (SUS). These activities have a budget of RS$117m (US$49m) in 2004-05. Dr Goldbaum's areas of medical expertise are public health and preventive medicine.
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