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Trindade Lima
Nísia
Current position: 
President
Current nationality: 
Brazil
Current residence: 
Brazil
Affiliation/Institution: 
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz)
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Trindade Lima has been President of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) since 2017, the first woman in this position in its 120 years of history. From 2011–2016 she was Vice-President of Education, Information and Communication of Fiocruz. She holds a PhD in Sociology and a master’s degree in political science. She is a Senior Researcher at Fiocruz’s Casa de Oswaldo Cruz, and a Professor at the State University of Rio de Janeiro. She is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and has authored books and articles with an emphasis on Brazilian social thinking, history of ideas in public health, and the Brazilian processes of construction of the National State. She established a Fiocruz Strategy on 2030 Agenda, which incorporates the UN document into its strategic development and work programme in all fields. She has coordinated the Fiocruz institutional efforts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and is a member of the Lancet COVID-19 Committee, and co-chaired the Economic Recovery Steering Group of the UN Research Roadmap for the recovery of COVID-19. She was awarded in September 2021 the degree of Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honor of France.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
10 - Reduced inequality
Keywords: 
Sciences, social policies, social inequality
Elected
2022
Section:
10-Social and Economic Sciences
Last updated on 06/07/2022