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Table 3 Projects financed and the amount invested by the Ministry of Health according to the sub-agenda, Brazil, 2004-2009.

From: Fulfillment of the Brazilian Agenda of Priorities in Health Research

Sub-agenda Number of
projects
Amount
U$ (×1000)
Afro-Brazilian health 35 1,890
Bioethics and ethics in research 98 1,421
Child and adolescent health 124 5,368
Clinical research 233 74,840
Communicable diseases 672 66,534
Communication and information in health 59 2,981
Demography and health 3 5,605
Elderly health 64 5,347
Epidemiology 67 15,925
Food and nutrition 237 7,315
Health of individuals with disabilities 36 1,597
Health promotion 46 2,174
Health systems and policies 187 7,971
Health technology assessment/economic evaluation 261 18,137
Health, environment, labor and bio-safety 86 6,409
Indigenous health 61 2,030
Industrial health complex 138 108,084
Mental health 153 8,498
Non communicable diseases 379 42,319
Oral health 125 3,331
Pharmaceutical care 163 12,281
Violence, accidents and trauma 98 3,641
Women health 163 9,701
Work and education management in health 98 5,485
Total 3,586 418,883
  1. Source: data summaries were calculated by the authors based on information taken from: http://www.saude.gov.br/sisct, and http://www.saude.gov.br/pesquisasaude, captured on Jan 21, 2011.