Brazil’s Health Minister Nisia Trindade. Photo: AFP
Brazil’s Health Minister Nisia Trindade. Photo: AFP
Americas

Brazil declares public health emergency for Amazon’s Yanomami people

  • The Yanomami people, the largest native group in Brazil, are suffering from malnutrition and diseases such as malaria as a consequence of illegal mining
  • The decree, signed by Health Minister Nisia Trindade, determines that the team must publish reports regarding the indigenous group’s health and general well-being

Brazil’s Health Minister Nisia Trindade. Photo: AFP
Brazil’s Health Minister Nisia Trindade. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE