Pernambuco


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Pernambuco

(pərnəmbo͞o`ko͝o), state (1991 pop. 7,127,855), 37,946 sq mi (98,280 sq km), NE Brazil, on the Atlantic Ocean. The capital is RecifeRecife
[Port.,=reef], city (1991 pop. 1,298,229), capital of Pernambuco state, NE Brazil, a port on the Atlantic Ocean. It is also called Pernambuco by foreigners. The chief urban center of NE Brazil, it lies partly on the mainland and partly on an island.
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 (also called Pernambuco).

Pernambuco

 

a state in northeastern Brazil. Area, 98,300 sq km. Population, 5,200,000 (1970). The capital and economic center is Recife. The coastal region has sugar-cane plantations, and there is livestock raising for meat. The plateau region of the state is primarily pastureland used for raising livestock, chiefly cattle. Phosphorites are mined in Pernambuco, and there is food-processing, textile, chemical, cement, and paper industries.

Pernambuco

1. a state of NE Brazil, on the Atlantic: consists of a humid coastal plain rising to a high inland plateau. Capital: Recife. Pop.: 8 084 667 (2002). Area: 98 280 sq. km (37 946 sq. miles)
2. the former name of Recife
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Recent research on this variety in the Agreste region of Pernambuco produced 22 t [ha.sup.-1] of total green matter under dry conditions, with 183 mm of precipitation in the crop cycle (Tabosa et al., 2014).
For a better understanding of the relationships that exist between institutions that work against hunger and food waste, a work flowchart was prepared, comprising the dynamics of the Food Bank Program of SESC in Pernambuco and the institutions that donate and receive foods (Fig.
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The PESN II and III projects were approved, respectively, by the Research Ethics Committee at the Center for Health Sciences at the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), on February 27, 1997, and by the Professor Fernando Figueira Institute for Integral Medicine (IMIP), dated November 5, in accordance with Resolution 196/96 issued by the National Health Council.
Destarte, formulou-se o seguinte problema de pesquisa: sob a perspectiva da implementacao estrategica, por que escolas de educacao integral do ensino medio do Agreste de Pernambuco tem alcancado diferentes desempenhos nas ultimas avaliacoes do IDEPE?
Apesar do projeto ter sido criado com o objetivo de ofertar acoes de tele-educacao no Estado de Pernambuco, houve ampliacao do escopo pela participacao de profissionais em outros estados, o que reflete o alcance e a importancia das tecnologias da informacao e comunicacao em saude, em que recursos como as webconferencias podem proporcionar a disseminacao do conhecimento em diversas regioes, contribuindo, assim, para o aperfeicoamento dos profissionais da APS, atraves das acoes de educacao permanente [17].
O presente estudo foi realizado no estado de Pernambuco, que possui uma populacao de 9.410.336 habitantes e um territorio de 98.076,001 [km.sup.2] (segundo o Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica--IBGE), e constituido por 185 municipios organizados em 12 Regioes de Saude, distribuidas entre 4 Macrorregioes.
[1] Association for Assistance of Disabled Children, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil; [2] Hospital Infantil Albert Sabin, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil; [3] University of Washington and Seattle Children's Research Institute, Seattle; [5] University of California-San Francisco; [5] Dr.