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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However, the most prevalent flows in the group are transregional, specifically between the state of Pernambuco in Brazil's northeast region and New Orleans in the US South.
Nao obstante, comparando as informacoes para a capitania de Pernambuco que se puderam coligir em diversas fontes, e possivel refinar a analise particular da economia desta capitania.
This is a descriptive, exploratory, quantitative, retrospective and longitudinal cross-sectional study covering the period 2002-2011, in which Health Financing and Expenditure variables of the municipalities of the state of Pernambuco were analyzed.
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].
Por se tratar de um sistema de acesso restrito aos auditores, os relatorios utilizados neste estudo foram cedidos pela Gerencia de Auditoria do SUS da Secretaria Estadual de Saude de Pernambuco.
Sampled in each point using a Van Dorn bottle, 4 L of water were transferred to amber glass flasks, placed in the ice and immediately taken to the Laboratory of Agrochemicals of the Institute of Technology of Pernambuco for the analysis of pesticide residues.
The experiments were conducted at 'Olho D'gua'farm in the 'Zona da Mata' region, north of Pernambuco state.
Em dezembro de 2014, a Secretaria Estadual de Saude de Pernambuco informa, em seu site, que oito hospitais estao sob contrato de gestao com OSS, sendo: tres metropolitanos e cinco no interior do Estado, 15 Unidades de Pronto Atendimento (Upas), e cinco Unidades Pernambucanas de Atencao Especializada (UPA-E), totalizando 28 unidades de media e alta complexidade (7).
These data include the case-infants reported here and the reported occurrence of the 2015-2016 microcephaly cases, especially in Pernambuco.
All specimens examined have been deposited in the Herpetology Collection at the Department of Systematics and Ecology at the Federal University of Paraiba (UFPB) in Joao Pessoa and in the Herpetology Collection of the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Serra Talhada Campus (UFRPE).