The CAPES Thesis Award 2019 has awarded 16 works produced by USP academics this year, including the production of Eder Gatti Fernandes, who received an honorable mention for the thesis “Cost-effectiveness evaluation of tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) introduction in the adult immunization schedule of the National Immunization Program in Brazil”.

The work was oriented by Prof. Hillegonda Maria Dutilh Novaes, coordinator of the Epidemiological Surveillance of the Hospital das Clínicas of FMUSP, and co-oriented by Prof Ana Marli Christovam Sartori, of the FMUSP Infectious Diseases Department.

The award, in the area of Collective Health, was defended by the Post Graduate Program in Sciences, of the FMUSP Preventive Medicine Department. The result of the award, published at the Official Journal of the Union in September 6th, 2019, can be consulted by the link: