Posts by Ruth Valverde

Ruth Valverde

Ruth Valverde
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After completing her studies in nursing at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Ruth became a staff nurse at the Municipal Health Center in Rio de Janeiro. Ruth has spent the last ten years as a nurse specialist in Brazil specializing in dressing and treatments using hydrogel, amorphous gels, seaweed alginate, among others. Ruth has an International accreditation as an expert of Gneaupp_ Spain. With a focus in public health, her research focuses on improving healing times with little to no infections. Working with researchers and the latest technologies, Ruth aims to create a change in Brazil and worldwide.

Zika Response Must Include Public Health Initiatives

Abstract: Zika virus fever is spreading in Latin America and has put the local and national health authorities, as well as the general population, on high...